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Concert statistics 2017

 Thirty-four post-Novum Procol dates • what they played


Looking at the Anniversary Tour concerts -- from May 2017 to the end of the year -- in aggregate 567 performances of 29 different Procol Harum songs were given at 34 concerts for which ‘Beyond the Pale’ has setlists.

Eleven albums were represented (listed in ascending order): Broken Barricades (3 performances); The Well’s on Fire (9); Shine on Brightly (18); Exotic Birds and Fruit (19); Home (23); The Prodigal Stranger (23); A Salty Dog (33); Procol’s Ninth (33); Procol Harum (44); Grand Hotel (56); Novum (242). Non-album tracks accounted for 64 performances. Nothing from Something Magic was played.

Here is a tally of the songs themselves: the numbers tell how many times the particular piece was heard by audiences:

Listed from oldest to newest
 


Listed from rarest to most frequent
 

34

A Whiter Shade of Pale

2

Whisky Train

30

Homburg

2

Wall Street Blues

34

Conquistador

3

Still There'll Be More

6

Cerdes (Outside the Gates of)

3

Simple Sister

4

Kaleidoscope

4

Kaleidoscope

13

Shine on Brightly

4

Nothing but the Truth

5

Rambling On

5

Rambling On

33

A Salty Dog

5

Don't Get Caught

2

Whisky train

6

Cerdes (Outside the Gates of)

3

Still There'll Be More

7

An Old English Dream

18

Whaling Stories

13

Shine on Brightly

3

Simple Sister

14

Image of the Beast

33

Grand Hotel

15

As Strong as Samson

23

Fires (Which Burnt Brightly)

18

Whaling Stories

4

Nothing but the Truth

23

Fires (Which Burnt Brightly)

15

As Strong as Samson

23

Man with a Mission

33

Pandora's Box

28

Businessman

23

Man with a Mission

30

Homburg

7

An Old English Dream

31

Last Chance Motel

2

Wall Street Blues

32

Can't Say That

33

I Told on You

32

The Only One

31

Last Chance Motel

33

A Salty Dog

14

Image of the Beast

33

Grand Hotel

5

Don't Get Caught

33

Pandora's Box

34

Neighbour

33

I Told on You

33

Sunday Morning

33

Sunday Morning

28

Businessman

34

A Whiter Shade of Pale

32

Can't Say That

34

Conquistador

32

The Only One

34

Neighbour

 

567 performances in all: 7.8% From Procol Harum 3.2% from Shine on Brightly
5.8% From A Salty Dog 4.1% From Home 5% from Broken Barricades
9.9% From Grand Hotel 3.4% From Exotic Birds and Fruit 5.8% from Procol's Ninth
  From Something Magic 4.1% From The Prodigal Stranger 1.6% from The Well's on Fire
42.7% From Novum 11.3% non-album tracks Enthralling stuff, no?

 


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