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Procol Harum are another band who have this Albatross around their necks. "A Whiter Shade of Pale" is not bad as Albatrosses go, but they did so much more of merit. Salty Dog is a case in point. Procol had a non touring lyric writer, Keith Reid, who came up with magic like,
The devil came from kansas. where he went to I can’t say Though I teach I’m not a preacher, and I aim to stay that way There’s a monkey riding on my back, been there for some time He says he knows me very well but he’s no friend of mine
They don't write them like that anymore. Gary Brooker's voice is probably one of the best in Rock music and he still sounds pretty good. The Alan Parson's Project thought so and got him to guest on a few of their tracks.
Posted by Wrinkled Weasel on Wednesday, January 25, 2006