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What was new at 'Beyond the Pale'

August 2008


August 31:

Added some more pictures from Procol Harum's relatively-recent Roman concert


August 30:

Added some excellent pictures from the Procol / Shoes show in December (thanks, Robert)

August 29: Happy Birthdays Chris Copping and Geoff Whitehorn (treat yourself to one of  Geoff's solo albums)

Added the words of a new Keith Reid song, Potters Field

August 28:

Added a transcription of Gary Brooker's brief contribution to the recently-broadcast 'Pop Britannia' programme 

August 27:

Added (very preliminary) news of the new Procol album release here (thanks, Chris)

Added a Procol / Ravi Shankar / Focus poster (thanks, Henrik)


August 26:

Added a couple of snaps including an interesting motor-car registration plate to the foot of this page (thanks, Martin)

Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) Gary Brooker appeared lately as a talking head on Pop Britannia which is currently (briefly) available on BBC iPlayer.
 
Click the image in the next five days
(thanks, Charlie) to hear/download the whole programme: it's very interesting.

GB is on first from about 38:48 into the episode, and appears again after part of the AWSoP performance.

August 25:  

Added a revealing early setlist (thanks, Jim)


August 24:

Added the words of a new Keith Reid song, The Heartbreak House


August 23:

Added some more pictures from Procol Harum's relatively-recent Roman concert

Apologies for tardy upload: both webmasters leaving for coast


August 22:

Added a cricketing reference to the AWSoP in common parlance page (search for 'sliding') (thank you, Martin)

Added some Esperanto to this indispensable page (thanks, Borje) 


August 21:

Added some more pictures from Procol Harum's relatively-recent Roman concert 

Keith Reid's forthcoming album (see here) now has distribution from Plastic Head records

August 20:

Added the tenth and last of a series of pages looking back a couple of years at the festivities surrounding Procol Harum's two great orchestral outings in Denmark (thanks, Jeff) 

August 19:

Where were you two years ago? Added a diary-page about the preparations for the fan-festivities surrounding the Procol orchestral concerts in Denmark, 2006 (thanks, Henrik)


August 18:

Added a second page of pictures taken when Gary Brooker guested with Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings at Cahors lately


August 17: RIP Ronnie Drew

Added an evidently-incomplete setlist from 1973 anyone got the missing details? (thanks, Horst) 

August 16: RIP Jerry Wexler: inventor of the term 'rhythm and blues'

Added the ninth of a series of pages looking back a couple of years at the festivities surrounding Procol Harum's two great orchestral outings in Denmark (thanks, Jeff) 

August 15:

Added a page of pictures taken when Gary Brooker guested with Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings at Cahors lately

August 14:

Added a page of IMAC photographs from 2003 (thanks, Gary)

Have a look at a familiar face's 'Octopus' drumming-clip from YouTube (thanks, Charlie)


August 13:

 Added a good mid-90s Procol setlist (thanks, Evan) 


August 12:

'Imagine Jimmy [sic] Hendrix getting the sounds he did from an electric guitar that looked like and weighed as much as a Cello, and you can visualise the design paradox that is the Hammond B-3'.

Enjoy this link to The Guardian's 'Classics of Everyday Design(thanks, Peter)

Added a second interesting example of a crossover in song content (thanks, John) 


August 11:

Added a Hollywood Bowl handbill from 1973 (thanks, Phillip) 

August 10: RIP Isaac Hayes

Added a second page of pictures from Gary Brooker's charity gig two months ago (thanks, Heidi) 

August 9:

Added a good mid-90s Procol setlist (thanks, RZ) 

August 8:

Added a page of pictures from Gary Brooker's charity gig two months ago (thanks, Heidi)
 


August 7:

Don't forget to send in any instances of whiter shades of pale, or whiter shade of pales, that you may come across in your holiday reading.

The brothers Clare kick off the season with two examples: search, twice, for 'you know it makes sense' (thank you, Martin)

Shopping news: in the first year of The BtP Online Store, 445 customers created accounts, and were sent 776 Procol Harum-related items. The largest single order processed was for 449 USD, the smallest for 2 USD: all are welcome!
 


August 6:

Added a pictorial report from yesterday's gig from Denmark's Procol Harum Project (thanks, Thomas)


August 5:

Added a page showing the labels of three Procol Harum singles, sent from Chile (thanks, Christian)


August 4:

Added a page of Bottom Line photographs from 2003 (thanks, Gary)


August 3:

Added the eighth of a series of pages looking back a couple of years at the festivities surrounding Procol Harum's two great orchestral outings in Denmark (thanks, Jeff)


August 2: 

 Added the seventh of a series of pages looking back a couple of years at the festivities surrounding Procol Harum's two great orchestral outings in Denmark (thanks, Jeff)


August 1: 

The Procol Harum August calendar is ready (thanks Sergey, and best wishes)


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