Procol Harum

the Pale

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Procol Harum at St Petersburg, Russia

Setlist: 14 October 2009

Brooker, Dunn, Pegg, Phillips, Whitehorn

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Bringing Home the Bacon full with great cowbell

Broken Barricades   'I'd like to welcome Hillary Clinton here tonight' [live download here]

One Eye on the Future   audience starts syncopated clapping with beat as song starts. A little faster and stronger tonight. Dunn is all a fond recollection of BJ, but he is really Dunn!

Homburg   'Feels like it did in ______. Pick a year!'; great

TV Ceasar Nice applause to start song: this crowd seems to be more knowledgeable [live download here]

Cerdes (Outside the Gates of) Strong, frightening, great solos from GW, and prolonged applause

Pandora's Box a big vocal acceptance from crowd as song begins. Drums as they were meant to be. Latin ending section with great applause going on quite long

Taking the Time  Great prolonged interplay between Josh and Geoff W [live download here]

Wall Street Blues Power trio thing going on during instrumental

Grand Hotel   Great response, and played well

Barnyard Story   Powerful [live download here]

Sister Mary O, just beautiful

Beyond the Pale powerful great response. Second 'Hoy!' [live download here]

Whaling Stories very strong [live download here]

A Salty Dog   absolutely beautiful


Russian National Anthem lead-in to A Whiter Shade of Pale all stand; raucous [live download here]

Soundcheck notes

Taking the Time - bits
Whaling Stories -bits
Broken Barricades - bits
New Lamps for Old - bits
A Salty Dog - bits
Whaling Stories - full song
Bringing Home the Bacon - full song
Broken Barricades - opening
Russian Anthem opening to instrumental awsop - organ line slightly adjusted
Mabel - full song.
And again instrumentally, GW playing first line of Fresh Fruit



songs altogether:


From Procol Harum


from Shine on Brightly


From  A Salty Dog


From  Home


from  Broken Barricades


From  Grand Hotel


From Exotic Birds and Fruit


from Procol's Ninth


From Something Magic


From The Prodigal Stranger


from The Well's on Fire

2 non-album tracks 2 Not yet recorded in studios  

Procol in St Petersburg,
eight years earlier

Concert notes and soundcheck report from Allen 'One-Eye' Edelist thanks! See also here

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