June 13, 2012

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Procol Harum - when Psych morphed into Art Rock, morphed into Prog-Rock.


A word from Prog-Rock pioneers Procol Harum tonight and a session they did for the Top Gear Program at the BBC, hosted by John Peel and recorded on August 19, 1968.

Here's the rundown:

1. Wishing Well
2. Skip Softly (My Moonbeam)
3. Long Gone Geek

Because precious little survived from this period of time at the BBC, some of these recordings are a bit damaged and have abrupt beginnings or endings. Can't be helped. But this one sounds pretty good considering how some others fared under similar circumstances.

At least it's preserved.

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