Tag Archives: Procol Harum

Yusuf to cover PROCOL HARUM and Edgar Winter

September 15, 2014

About a year ago, when we on Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, recording an album with Rick Rubin producing and Richard Thompson adding guitar, it wasn’t known that the result would be a half-covers record. Yet is is. “Tell ‘Em … Continue reading

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Henry Scott-Irvine: Procol Harum – The Ghosts Of A Whiter Shade Of Pale

November 21, 2013

Omnibus Press 2013 One of the greatest rock enigmas gets dissected but not entirely deciphered as befits a legend. A song might be both a blessing and a curse, especially for those who penned and perform it, and no-one knows … Continue reading

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Robin Trower looking back on his rise

October 9, 2013

It’s not so often that a respected guitarist in a prog rock band grows so impatient to add blues to the music his colleagues do that he decides to break away and go it alone. Yet Robin Trower did exactly that. … Continue reading

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Peter Sinfield on PROCOL HARUM

May 6, 2013

It’s always interesting to read one creative mind’s opinion of the other. Today, Peter Sinfield, one of the rock’s greatest wordsmiths, posted a note on his Facebook page regarding ‘s immortal classic, “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”. Peter, most famous for his work … Continue reading

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PROCOL HARUM discography

February 11, 2013

Thanks to The following reviews are based on Salvo Records‘ 40th anniversary series which is approved by Gary Brooker and who personally selected bonus tracks for each disc and did not want all the previous extra material, out on the … Continue reading

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