Seventh outbreak of Christmas puzzles at 'Beyond the Pale'
We've recently added a lot to the list of online friends who visit this website: have a look -- and if you would like your own name, town and country to be added, just mail us
Procol Harum recordings under assumed names
Sixth load of Christmas puzzles at 'Beyond the Pale'
Added the Liner notes and track listing of Repertoire's third re-issue, A Salty Dog
Fifth collection of Christmas puzzles at 'Beyond the Pale'
Added link to Annabel's Random Gallery Drawings, mostly of Procol Harum band members
Fourth set of Christmas puzzles at 'Beyond the Pale'
A load of pictures from Larry Pennisi
Third dose of Christmas puzzles at 'Beyond the Pale'
Goldmine review of 30th Anniversary Anthology. I bet this article has been cut down by the editors. Maybe one day we can post the whole article?
Second delivery of Christmas puzzles at 'Beyond the Pale'
Full details of the 1997 Repertoire re-issue of Shine On Brightly
First instalment of Christmas puzzles at 'Beyond the Pale' ... enjoy it!
Christmas greetings from Gary Brooker ! And from Jens and Roland !
Updated our page about Jerry Stevenson
24 hours to wait for our Christmas puzzles with their fab prizes
Added a good article from Creem magazine, 1972 including an interview with Keith Reid and a summary of the Santa Monica concert.
Started a list of Procol Harum guest-musicians: please write in with suggestions
Added a little more to our Dump my Thesaurus feature.
With the greatest pleasure, added a greeting from Gary Brooker!
Added Keith Reid's only solo writing credit for a published Procol Harum song
Just back from Saturday's No Stiletto Shoes gig at Chiddingfold, which included a two-verse AWSoP played by Fisher / Bronze / Brooker / Spinetti a full complement of Procols! Coincidentally the opening band was the fine Be Sharp, featuring Jerry Stevenson, Prodigal Stranger guitarist. Full report to follow, Christmas permitting.
Added Progression's Spring 1996 introduction to the Brooker and Pegg interviews
Added details including full liner notes for the 1997 Repertoire re-issue of Procol Harum's first album
Why did Tom Jones sing Simple Sister? How much meat does The Commander consume? Read Progression's Spring 1996 interview with Gary Brooker
Added Progression's Spring 1996 interview with Matthew Pegg, a good deal of which is actually about Dave Pegg and Jethro Tull.
Tomorrow (Friday) Swedish Connection are moving their (our!) webserver in the wee small hours. Please bear with us if you experience problems, though with any luck 'Beyond the Pale' should suffer only minimal disruption.
Added a moving letter from a Lithuanian fan (forwarded to us by Shine On) which we thought might prompt some kind-hearted replies from 'Beyond the Pale' visitors.
Added a link to information about an upcoming Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band tour, and video from the 1997 tour including Gary Brooker in the line-up. Will we have a chance to see Gary and Ringo in Europe in 1998? Thanks to Marvin Chassman for supplying this link!
Added the sleeve notes for A Salty Dog Returns: sweet romantic uncontrived purity played with macho melodic genius!
Added link to The Weekly Classic Rock Music Charts vote for Procol Harum as your favourite Classic Rock music, today and then once a week ... for ever!
Added a preliminary notice about our Christmas conundrums
Added a little to our Dump my Thesaurus feature.
Added some AWSoP press from June 1967: ' ... they are not the sort of boys to let success go to their heads ...'
Added information about Jerry Stevenson, and a link to the website for Be Sharp, a band Jerry and David Bronze founded
Added a list of Procol Harum's BBC sessions, in the hope that visitors will update us with errors and omissions.
Guitarist Dave Ball has kindly enlightened us with more info about himself.
Added links to Tony Visconti's homepage. Tony was assisting producer of 'Shine On Brightly'
Scandinavian Yuletide is traditionally a time for puzzle-solving. 'Beyond the Pale' will feature conundrums throughout the Twelve Days of Christmas ... have a look at the rather excellent prizes on offer.
Added liner notes from the indispensable Westside 30th Anniversary Anthology
Added the variant refrain to the words of Quite Rightly So
Added the Rolling Stone review of the Procol Harum Live album
Added page for PH organist, Don Snow
Added Mojo review of 3-CD boxed set and Mojo readers' vote for AWSoP in their poll for the 100 best singles ever
Added a snippet about Keith Reid's other No 1 hit record
Added some detail to the cover-versions page
Added a 1991 set-list from The Palace of Fine Arts (thanks to Robert Moselle)
Added an Italian review of Grand Hotel (thanks again, Antonio C B!)
Added a fascinating equipment list compiled at a time when Procol Harum featured a B3, but had no-one to play it ... and no guitarist either.
Read how the press reported the arrival of Dave Ball and Alan Cartwright, and the non-return to the fold of Matthew Fisher.
Added review of the 3CD box from Record Collector November 1997
Added a review of 'the complete rock and roll band' playing at Santa Monica
Added 1997 address for Chrysalis Music
Added a little to Matt Peggs page about his non-Procol work (thanks to Scott Hunter)
Added another review of Broken Barricades, with a British fan's outraged reaction; and another tiny review of the same album
Added a little Kansas insight into Last Train to Niagara (thanks to Pat Keating)
Read what was new on this website in previous months