These excerpts from New Musical Express, kindly selected for 'Beyond the Pale' by Yan Friis, show news of an important Procol engagement!
Front page: full page advertisement for Scott Walker's Joanna(Philips)
TOM bumps for SCREAMS! by Andy Gray
Here is the most amazing article EVER-WRITTEN about a MONKEE
MIKE NESMITH WANTED ME TO EXPOSE HOW RUDE HE WAS by Ann Moses
A SLEEPY GENE RAVES OVER TOUR by Nick Logan
Going home made Raparata so sad by Richard Green
Before Honey I had almost given up hope, says Bobby by Richard Green
Tipped for the charts by Derek Johnson:
Beach Boys, Friends
Seekers, Days Of My Life
Tremeloes, Helule, Helule
NME Top 5
1 (1) What A Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong
2 (3) Simon Says, 1910 Fruitgum Co.
3 (8) Lazy Sunday, Small Faces
4 (4) If I Only Had Time, John Rowles
5 (2) Congratulations, Cliff Richard
Tail-pieces by the Alley Cat
... Procol Harum's lead singer Gary Brooker engaged to Swiss Miss Françoise Braun ...
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