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.

How does it feel?

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

June 12, 1967

PosterBob Dylan’s album Greatest Hits peaks at #10 in the U.S. chart. The cover photograph of the album is by Rowland Scherman, made at Dylan’s November 28, 1965, concert in Washington, D.C. It wins the 1967 Grammy Award for Best Album Cover, Photography. The original album package also includes Milton Glaser’s psychedelic poster depicting Dylan (right).