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Procol Harum


Crossover Prog

3.04 | 9 ratings

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4 stars This album is a very good compilation album of songs the band recorded between 1967 to 1972. It has some hits ("A Whiter Shade of Pale", "Homburg", the live version of "Conquistador" from 1972) and "the best" songs of albums released between those years. The "A Whiter shade of Pale" single has the original Procol Harum line-up of Gary Brooker, Matthew Fisher, Dave Knights, the almost inaudible guitarist Ray Royer, with the exception of original drummer Bobby Harrison who was replaced by session drummer Bill Eyden. Harrison appears on the B-side of "A Whiter..." called "Lime Street Blues". Songs 1 to 4 are mono recordings.The rest are stereo recordings. For some years this compilation was almost the only available source for some of these songs, as some of Procol Harum`s albums were out of print or were not re-issued on C.D. until years later.
Guillermo | 4/5 |


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