Procol Harum

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Procol Harum (/ˈprkəl ˈhɑːrəm/) were an English rock band formed in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, in 1967. Their best-known recording is the 1967 hit single "A Whiter Shade of Pale", one of the few singles to have sold over 10 million copies.[4] Although noted for their baroque and classical influence, Procol Harum's music is described as psychedelic rock and proto-prog with hints of the blues, R&B, and soul.

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Procol Harum
Procol Harum in 2001
Background information
Also known asThe Pinewoods (1967), Liquorice John Death (1970)
OriginSouthend-on-Sea, Essex, England
Years active1967 (1967)–1977 (1977), 1991 (1991)–2022 (2022)
Past members

In 2018 the band was honoured by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame when "A Whiter Shade of Pale" was inducted into the new Singles category.[5][6]

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