Procol Harum

Beyond
the Pale

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The Paramounts at Abbey Road
1963 to 1970

CD 496 4362 (EMI)


'28 tracks 12 un-released: all their completed masters: the group who eventually became Procol Harum'

Gary Brooker voice, piano (organ on 22)
BJ Wilson drums except 12 14
Robin Trower guitar
Diz Derrick bass on 1 22
Chris Copping bass on 23 28
Phil Wainman drums on 12 14
Jack Lancaster sax on 27, 28

The Paramounts tracks are 'all their completed masters' (but see here): songs listed in blue are Liquorice John recordings; there are more, different tracks on Ain't Nothing to Get Excited About, available from Shine On

1 Poison Ivy
Leiber / Stoller

2 I Feel Good All Over
Scott / Blackwell

3 Bad Blood
Leiber / Stoller

4 Chills And Fever
LA King

5 Little Bitty Pretty One
Byrd

6 A Certain Girl
Neville

7 Stupidity
Burke

8 It Won't Be Long
Brooker / Trower

9 Pride And Joy
Whitfield / Gaye / Stevenson

10 Do I
Maurice Williams

11 I'm The One Who Loves You
Curtis Mayfield

12 Hey Little Girl
Del Shannon

13 You've Got What I Want
Dallon

14 Turn On Your Lovelight
Malone / Scott

15 Blue Ribbons
(early mix, no strings!)

16 Blue Ribbons
Sheeley / Deshannon

17 Cuttin' In
Watson

18 Baby I'm Yours
Van McCoy

19 Don't Ya Like My Love?
Brooker / Trower

20 Draw Me Closer
Payne / Carroll

21 You Never Had It So Good
P F Sloan

22 Freedom
Mingus

23 Kansas City
Leiber / Stoller

24 Breathless
Blackwell

25 Brand New Cadillac
Taylor

26 Matchbox
Carl Lee Perkins [sic]

27 Shopping For Clothes
Glick / Harris / Leiber / Stoller

28 The Girl Can't Help It
Troup

 

 

 


Paramounts index page Illustrations with commentary by Larry Pennisi

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