Number 3 – Whiter Shade of Pale (Procol Harum)July 28th, 2011 at 7:33
Yesterday, I spoke about how certain events seem to be linked to songs or vice versa. This one always seems to be associated with the Vietnam War. Every time a new TV mini-series is made about Vietnam, this song always seems to get a run.
A great song, full of fantastic imagery. Have you ever sat and listened to the words and tried to imagine what Keith Reid was trying to describe? Try it some time …
Just one of the great songs of the 1960′s and well worth a place in the bronze medal position. The silver and gold songs needed to be special to out do this one and they do … come back tomorrow for number 2.