Procol Harum ‎– Grand Hotel (1973)

Grand Hotel is the sixth studio album by Procol Harum, released in 1973 on Chrysalis. The release was the band’s first following the departure of guitarist Robin Trower, who is replaced here by ex-Cochise axeman Mick Grabham. Tracklist: A1. “Grand Hotel” (6:10) A2. “Toujours L’Amour” (3:31) A3. “A Rum Tale” (3:20) A4. “T.V. Ceasar” (5:52) […]

Procol Harum – Exotic Birds and Fruit (1974)

Exotic Birds and Fruit is the seventh studio album by English symphonic-rock/R&B band Procol Harum, released in 1974 on Chrysalis. Tracklist: A1. “Nothing but the Truth” (3:11) A2. “Beyond the Pale” (3:02) A3. “As Strong as Samson” (5:04) A4. “The Idol” (6:38) B1. “The Thin End of the Wedge” (3:42) B2. “Monsieur R. Monde” (3:39) B3. […]

Procol Harum – Shine on Brightly (1968)

Shine on Brightly is the second album by English symphonic-rock band Procol Harum, released in 1968 on Regal Zonophone/A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Quite Rightly So” (3:40)* A2. “Shine On Brightly” (3:32) A3. “Skip Softly (My Moonbeams)” (3:47) A4. “Wish Me Well” (3:18) A5. “Rambling On” (4:31) B1. “Magdalene (My Regal Zonophone)” (2:50) B2. “In Held Twas […]

Matthew Fisher

Matthew Fisher is an English keyboardist and composer who played on the first three albums by Procol Harum. As a solo artist, he issued the 1973/74 albums Journey’s End and I’ll Be There on RCA Victor, followed in 1979–81 with a second pair of albums on Mercury. Fisher was born on March 7, 1946, in Croydon, […]

Procol Harum

Procol Harum was an English symphonic-rock band that released nine studio albums between 1967 and 1977. Functioning for most of its existence as a quintet with a non-performing lyricist, the band played a pivotal role in rock’s maximalist trajectory by recording the world’s first side-long multi-movement suite, “In Held ‘Twas in I,” in 1968. Members: […]