' ... BJ Wilson's excellent drumming consistently plays a far more significant structural role in the arrangements than is common in rock music ...'
Added a review of the Procol Live at the BBC album
May 30: RIP David Sanger Procol Harum play Slupska in eleven weeks, Holmdel in two, and Chicago in three
' ... the crucial ingredients that made the Procol Harum stew magical ... '
Added a review of Procol Harum's eleventh album, by 'Trotsky'
May 29: Happy Birthday
Gary Brooker (1945);
Procol Harum play
in two weeks and
'... a constant source of energy and hope ...'
Added Gary Brooker's Oak Apple Day message to Procol Harum fans (thanks, Gary)
'Brooker's intricate piano work and gift for subtle emotion in all aspects marks him as a true great': see here (thanks, Robert)
May 28: Procol Harum play Toronto in three weeks, Wantagh in a fortnight, and Bad Krozingen in ten weeks
Added three more illustrations to this page (thanks, Lars)
See this bewildering Beatle attribution from a UK broadsheet (thanks, Hooting Yard) O tempora o mores!
Also no Procol
content, but fascinating and nauseating
(thank you, Peter)
May 27: Procol Harum play Äänekoski in eight weeks, Canandaigua in three, and Tarrytown in a fortnight
another solo show
Harum's 2010 touring schedule
May 26: Procol Harum play Longwood Gardens in three weeks
Added an illustrated review commemorating Procol Harum's 'New Testament' return to Denmark (thanks, Jan)
May 25: Procol Harum play Boston in three weeks, and Wolf Trap in a fortnight
Added a fine setlist – thirty songs performed in one evening – though still nothing from Something Magic! (thanks, Søren)
Don't forget your towel!
' ... I'll be damned if I don't enjoy parts of this piece ... it's not really as bad as most people make it out to be ...'
Added a review of Procol Harum's tenth album, by 'Trotsky'
May 23: Procol Harum play Slupska in twelve weeks, Holmdel in three, and Chicago in four
a diagram showing various
Procol Harum albums, from the earliest days to the
present, and which of
the players is heard on each
May 22: Procol Harum play Atlantic City in three weeks
'I was being glib and a bit of a smarty pants [...] I didn't expect a life-long commitment ...'
Added an illuminating codicil to this Whiter Shade of Pale page
Today ... lots of live Procol music in a beautiful setting: click here
May 21: Procol Harum play Toronto in four weeks, Wantagh in three, and Bad Krozingen in eleven
Added a picture to the foot of this page (click there for full story) (thanks, Henrik)
May 20: Procol Harum play Äänekoski in nine weeks, Canandaigua in four, and Tarrytown in three
See Procol Harum in Scotland for 90 pence! Added a ticket here (thanks, Jim)
Or you can see Procol Harum in Boston for USD 79.40 Four tickets for 15 June 2010 for sale, due to changed travel plans: Section 2 row FF, much better places than what's otherwise available. Sold at cost price, USD 79.40 each. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested
May 19: Procol Harum play Longwood Gardens in four weeks
Added some useful travel and accommodation advice for Procol travellers this summer (thanks, Mac)
Added another observation about a forthcoming Harum show (thanks, Charlie)
Added a link to a great London concert on 4 June – something any Procol fan will love
May 18: Procol Harum play Boston in four weeks, and Wolf Trap in three
We're very happy to announce
the upcoming Procol Harum album
Added interesting (related) links to five pages here, here, here, here and here
May 17: RIP Ronnie James Dio
Added a Procol ticket scan, from the end of a particularly interesting tour, here (thanks, davelee)
May 16: Procol Harum play Slupska in thirteen weeks, Holmdel in four, and Chicago in five
Added a 1976 scan to this interesting page (thanks, Jim)
May 15: Procol Harum play Atlantic City in four weeks
' ...the man's got a voice made for quality soul, and even the lyrics are clever enough to fit Procol ...'
Added a review of Procol Harum's ninth album, by 'Trotsky'
May 14: Procol Harum play Toronto in five weeks, Wantagh in four, and and Bad Krozingen in twelve
Added three illustrations to this page (thanks, Lars)
May 13: Procol Harum play Äänekoski in ten weeks, Canandaigua in five, and Tarrytown in four
' ... this album is the best one outside of the classic first trio of albums ...'
Added a review of Procol Harum's eighth album, by 'Trotsky'
May 12: Procol Harum play Longwood Gardens in five weeks
' ... I don't write songs with Gary very much now, so it's always special when we do ...'.
Added a brand-new and very interesting Keith Reid interview (many thanks, Dmitry)
May 11: Procol Harum play Boston in five weeks, and Wolf Trap in four
'... unlike many other prog bands, Procol Harum had got
its second wind ...'
Added a review of Procol Harum's seventh album, by 'Trotsky'
Tickets are now for sale for all the Procol Harum gigs in January 2011 with the Danish Radio Concert Orchestra: now added the missing link, as it were (thanks, Niels-Erik)
Added a snippet of admiration for Procol Harum from Billy Joel (thanks, Eugene)
May 9: Procol Harum play Slupska in fourteen weeks, Holmdel in five, and Chicago in six
Added a picture sleeve to this page (thanks, Lars)
May 8: Procol Harum play Atlantic City in five weeks
Added news of
upcoming gig in Southend-on-Sea
Added a New York ticket here (thanks, Eric)
May 7: Procol Harum play Toronto in six weeks, Wantagh in five, and Bad Krozingen in thirteen
'The two nights in Copenhagen will send Procol Harum back to a venue where they haven't played since 1973,' our correspondent adds
This year's concerts are listed here
May 6: Procol Harum play Äänekoski in eleven weeks, Canandaigua in six, and Tarrytown in fiveAdded (and see also here) a ticket with interesting signatures on it (thanks, Eric)
May 5: Procol Harum play Longwood Gardens in six weeks' ... a string of unspectacular melancholy ruminations ... '
May 4: Procol Harum play Boston in six weeks, and Wolf Trap in five
Added a page of pictures of Denmark's Procol Harum Project at their most recent gig (thanks, Søren)
Added Gary Brooker's explanation of his love for a fellow-artist
May 2: Procol Harum play Slupska in fifteen weeks, Holmdel in six, and Chicago in seven' ... more boring than depressing ... as close to AOR as the great Procol Harum could get ...'
Added a very unusual review of Procol Harum's fourth album, by 'Trotsky'
Mayday: Procol Harum play Atlantic City in six weeksAdded a review of Procol Harum's third album, by 'Trotsky'
Read what was new on this website in previous months