Procol Harum

the Pale 

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Procol Harum Hengelo, Netherlands

Setlist Saturday 17 November 2007

Brooker, Dunn, Pegg, Phillips, Whitehorn

If you were able to get to this gig, please send us all your pictures, memorabilia, interviews and so forth!

The VIP Room
Shine on Brightly
An Old English Dream
Simple Sister
Magdalene (My Regal Zonophone)
(Gary apologises for not speaking much Dutch as he studied under William of Orange some time ago)
Memorial Drive
Homburg ('That one was from 1970, this one is from 1967. Doesn't seem that long ago. Anybody here that old?')
Luskus Delph (beautiful contrasts of strings coming through the Yamaha Motif)
Conquistador (nice distortion from the Leslie through last verse)


Pandora's Box
A Rum Tale
Grand Hotel (with tango; absolutely beautiful)
Missing Persons (developing real nicely into a special PH tune   strong crowd response)
Something Following Me  (Stunning solos by Josh and Geoff W)
Robert's Box. (Whoa, Dunn through ending transition and nice horns from the Motif; heavy Hammond at end. All very excellent).
A Salty Dog ('for all of our friends who watch us from above'; the drumming is as remembered, if you catch my drift!)


The Miller's Tale (Air opening; cadenza ending: very heavy last chords. And drums the way remembered)


Hang on Rose
Memorial Drive
Luskus Delph
The VIP Room
Superstitious (once around)

Thanks, OE


18 songs altogether: 3 From Procol Harum 2 from Shine on Brightly
1 From  A Salty Dog 0 From  Home 3 from  Broken Barricades
3 From  Grand Hotel 0 From Exotic Birds and Fruit 1 from Procol's Ninth
0 From Something Magic 0 From The Prodigal Stranger 2 from The Well's on Fire
2 non-album tracks 1 Unrecorded song Thanks, One-Eye
Nothing from Home nor Exotic Birds! We assume The Miller's Tale is the song better known as A Whiter Shade of Pale. But is this new appellation a joke from our correspondent, or something emanating direct from the band? No doubt time will tell ....



Procol dates in 2007

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