I wandered through my playing cards

Steve Kline Ages of Rock


June 24, 1967

procol-harum-a-whiter-shade-of-pale-intercordA Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum enters the Billboard chart, where it will peak at #5. The song is written by the band around a melody composed by the group’s organist, Matthew Fisher, who is inspired by the chord progression of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Orchestral Suite in D, composed between 1725 and 1731.

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