PROCOL HARUM - BBC SESSIONS 1967 - 1971 [GARY BROOKER R.I.P. 1945 - 2022]

March 14, 2022 – 6:10 am

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GARY BROOKER R.I.P. 1945 - 2022

Gary Brooker, the frontman of 1960s rock band Procol Harum, has died on February 19 at the age of 76, his record label has confirmed. The London-born singer led the band throughout their 55-year history, co-writing and singing their most famous song, 1967’s A Whiter Shade of Pale. He was appointed an OBE in 2003, and A Whiter Shade of Pale was honoured by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. Brooker died at his home from cancer. - BBC

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PROCOL HARUM
Through The Garden Fence: BBC 1967-1971 [Ace Bootlegs Production, 1CD]

BBC Sessions. Various dates and venues. Very good radio broadcasts.

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Track 01. A Whiter Shade Of Pale 5:15
Track 02. Mabel 1:38
Track 03. She Wandered Through The Garden Fence 3:10
Track 04. Homburg 4:51
Track 05. Monsieur Armand 2:30
Track 06. Wishing Well 2:35
Track 07. Skip Softly (My Moonbeams) 3:23
Track 08. Long Gone Geek 2:34
Track 09. Kaleidoscope 2:36
Track 10. Rambling On 4:20
Track 11. Quite Rightly So 3:45
Track 12. Skip Softly (My Moonbeams) 3:42
Track 13. Shine On Brightly 3:45
Track 14. Seem To Have The Blues 2:42
Track 15. Simple Sister 3:29
Track 16. Whiskey Train 5:08
Track 17. Juicy John Pink 2:57
Track 18. Nothing That I Didn’t Know 2:47
Track 19. Your Own Choice 2:35
Track 20. A Whiter Shade Of Pale 5:15
69 mins

Tracks 1-2: BBC Light Programme: Easy Beat
Recorded June 14, 1967 (with Royer and Harrison): broadcast June 18, 1967

Tracks 3-4 + 9: Radio One: John Peel’s ‘Top Gear’
Recorded September 27, 1967 (with Trower and Wilson): broadcast October 8, 1967

Tracks 6-8:Radio One: John Peel’s ‘Top Gear’
Recorded August 19, 1968, broadcast September 8, 1968

Tracks 10-13: Radio One: John Peel’s ‘Top Gear’
Recorded February 14, 1968, broadcast February 25, 1968

Track 15: Radio One, Bob Harris
Recorded October 6, 1971 (Trower, + Ball and Cartwright): broadcast October 25, 1971

Track 16-18: Radio One, Alan Black
Recorded September 16, 1970, broadcast October 2, 1970

Track 19: Radio One, Dave Symonds
Recorded May 12, 1970, broadcast June 8, 1970

Tracks 5 & 20: Unreleased alternate versions

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  1. 17 Responses to “PROCOL HARUM - BBC SESSIONS 1967 - 1971 [GARY BROOKER R.I.P. 1945 - 2022]”

  2. Rumor has it Procol had a Big Un

    By U L E on Mar 14, 2022

  3. Twernt me above nuther fake

    By U L E on Mar 14, 2022

  4. Rumor has it this was a band of Average Uns

    By U L E on Mar 14, 2022

  5. Some big fellas in this group I hear . Big hoagies and trouser trout

    By ELU on Mar 14, 2022

  6. Twernt me on any above all fakes

    By U L E on Mar 14, 2022

  7. Thanks for posting. I wasn’t aware Procol had done sessions for the BBC.

    By Macca on Mar 14, 2022

  8. Last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Mar 14, 2022

  9. So what were they guys ? Big or average? Seems like a difference of opinion.

    By Dirk Dic Ler on Mar 14, 2022

  10. Rumor has it this was a band of Jew bastards

    By T J on Mar 14, 2022

  11. Who starts these rumors? What’s a hoagie?

    By Jocko P on Mar 14, 2022

  12. Thank you very much for these BigO.

    By Derrick & the Dominos on Mar 14, 2022

  13. This is what Im talkin about . Kick ass stuff . These guy were the Led Zeppelin of their time . More classic rock

    By Derrick on Mar 15, 2022

  14. Im dic kless. I have no balls. Im a moron. No woman wants me. I have the kind of skin with warts all over my body. Im a mess. Im tired of beatin off in SWAPPERS face.

    By U L E on Mar 15, 2022

  15. Im dic kless. I have no balls. I have no job. Im a moron. No woman wants me. I have the kind of skin with warts all over my body. I’m fat and bald. I have no friends. Im a mess. I’m tired of Anti buttfucking me and then making me lick his wiener clean after he’s done. Luckily, Anti has a tiny pecker, so it’s not too bad.

    By Derrick on Mar 15, 2022

  16. I wanna lick Derrieres pee pee

    By U L E on Mar 15, 2022

  17. Last two twernt me more fakes

    By ELU on Mar 15, 2022

  18. I need to respect myself. I can’t I’m a fucking imbecile.

    times don’t favor ignorant fat toothless racists like myself.

    I need men with bull coc ks to fuck my ass.

    bring back diks that cum like firehoses in my mouth. ASAP please.

    By The AntiChrist on Mar 16, 2022

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