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Matthew Fisher On A New Version Of “A Whiter Shade”

May 3, 2016

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”: the seminal composition in the development of rock music and one of the most well known and loved pieces of the last century. No doubt, there will be … 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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Interview with MATTHEW FISHER

February 5, 2013

April 2012 As far as recognizable melodies go, an organ tune of “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” is ahead of the curve even though it’s taken its writer, Matthew Fisher, some time to claim his authorship. A sparring partner of … Continue reading

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