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