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Gary Brooker, Rest In Peace

February 22, 2022

No one could write and sing like Gary Brooker, who passed away on February 19th at the age of 76. From “We skipped the light fandango” – the opening line of “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” that made him, as … Continue reading

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Mick Grabham Emerges From PROCOL Shadow With Archival Album

January 18, 2022

may have started their journey with a more famous guitarist, but it was Mick Grabham who stayed with them through most of the ’70s, until the band fizzled out. He didn’t contribute to the ensemble’s much, writing-wise, Grabham’s only composer … Continue reading

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Bobby Harrison Passed Away

January 11, 2022

There are many singing drummers, and few of them even become frontmen – usually in time, after spending years behind the kit whence they supply backing vocals and an occasional leading voice – but Bobby Harrison, who peacefully died in … Continue reading

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PROCOL HARUM – Missing Persons (Alive Forever)

May 25, 2021

Esoteric Antenna 2021 Above all else confusion reigns: veteran collective deliver timeless sentiments from beyond the veil. For all their pursuit of posterity, this ensemble never shied away from leaving a lyrical comment on current affairs – quite often shrouding … Continue reading

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PROCOL HARUM Expand Their “Magic”

August 14, 2020

It took them five years to get there, but PROCOL HARUM and Esoteric are wrapping up the reissue programme which saw all the band’s albums remastered and gloriously expanded. Of course, there’s still non-classic “The Well’s On Fire” to be … Continue reading

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