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composer: Gary Brooker
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness)
lyricist: Keith Reid
publisher: Essex Music International Ltd.
Westminster Music Ltd.
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/2110 [info]
Songfacts: http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=1131 [info]
Wikidata: Q300620 [info]
lyrics page: http://lyrics.wikia.com/Procol_Harum:A_Whiter_Shade_Of_Pale [info]
arrangements: A Whiter Shade of Pale
is based on: Kantate, BWV 156 "Ich steh mit einem Fuß im Grabe": I. Sinfonia
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air
later translated versions: Esse Amor Que Eu Não Queria

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1971-03-05 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1971-03-05: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA) cover and live King Curtis 4:42
1971-03-06 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1971-03-06: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA) cover and live King Curtis 4:56
1971-03-07 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1971-03-07: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA) cover and live King Curtis 5:19
2001-12-14 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2001-12-14: Warsaw, Poland) live Procol Harum ?:??
2001-12-14 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2001-12-14: Warsaw, Poland) Procol Harum ?:??
2006-10-21 A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and live Brian Vander Ark 4:52
2007-11-29 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2007-11-29: Pala Ruffini, Turin, Italy) live Procol Harum 6:31
2008 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2008: Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY, USA) cover and live Vic Ruggiero 3:37
2008 White Shade of Pale (青い影) cover Vic Ruggiero 3:24
2009-09-20 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2009-09-20: Ledreborg Castle, Zealand Island, Denmark) live Procol Harum 6:54
2012-01-02 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2012-01-02: Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany) cover and live Vic Ruggiero 3:45
2012 A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2012) live Procol Harum 5:52
2014-04-28 A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and live Billy Joel 3:58
A White Shade of Pale (live: Spotify Studios, NY, NY, US) cover and live Rhye 3:28
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Halie Loren feat. Matt Treder 4:40
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and live The Gadd Gang 5:37
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Matthew Freeman 4:29
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental London Symphony Orchestra 3:53
A Whiter Shade of Pale instrumental James Last 3:22
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Pierre Belmonde 2:40
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Imaginary Sound Project 4:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale (uncredited instrumentals, from Lover’s Romance, Vol. 9) instrumental [unknown] 4:16
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Dave Edmunds 4:07
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Sarah Brightman 3:39
A Whiter Shade of Pale (backing track, released in 1997) partial Procol Harum 5:48
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Wout Steenhuis & Peter Schilperoort ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover [unknown] ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Gregorian 4:58
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Sarah Brightman 3:16
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Sarah Brightman 3:58
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Jo Walter Goes Hammond 4:48
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and live Joe Cocker 5:28
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and live Joe Cocker 5:34
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 4:01
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Willie Nelson 4:01
A Whiter Shade of Pale Georg "Schorsch" Mayr 4:38
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1967) live Procol Harum 3:49
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1967) live Procol Harum 4:37
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 4:11
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Acker Bilk 3:46
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Wendroff 4:45
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Munich Symphonic Sound Orchestra 4:29
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Sungha Jung 3:24
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Canadian Brass 3:15
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Sarah Brightman 3:55
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Mantovani 2:42
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental London Symphony Orchestra 10:24
A Whiter Shade of Pale (alternate stereo version, released in 1997) Procol Harum 6:04
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 4:30
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live: The Union Chapel) live Procol Harum 7:14
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 3:52
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 3:07
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 5:28
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 5:53
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 4:41
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 6:03
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Giovanni Marradi 4:17
A Whiter Shade of Pale (mono) Procol Harum 4:02
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Annie Lennox 5:19
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Annie Lennox 4:52
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover The Shadows 5:01
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Doro 3:43
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover R. Stevie Moore 5:30
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Doro 3:50
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover The Keith Mansfield Orchestra 3:58
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Gregorian 4:03
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Munich Machine 6:34
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental [unknown] 3:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Joe Cocker 6:01
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Joe Cocker 5:26
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover James Last Orchestra 3:17
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover James Last 3:30
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Bonnie Tyler 4:29
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Willie Nelson feat. Waylon Jennings 4:02
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover James Last Orchestra 3:24
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover The BB Band 4:32
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover King Curtis 3:55
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Annie Lennox 3:46
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Lefevre 2:40
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Noel Harrison 2:58
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Barbra Zinger 4:50
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover James Last 3:35
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover The Dells 5:28
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover James Last 3:32
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Herbie Mann 4:46
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Puhdys 4:27
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Fausto Papetti 2:58
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Riot 4:59
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Arlen Roth 5:24
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Justin Hayward with Mike Batt & the London Philharmonic Orchestra 4:28
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover James Last 3:30
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover John Farnham 5:00
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Helge and the Firefuckers 3:24
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Flemming Bamse Jørgensen 5:21
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover James Last 4:16
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Ellie Choate 3:46
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and live Sarah Brightman 3:54
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Helmut Lotti 4:19
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Lana Lane 5:01
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Kaare Norge 4:43
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Loona 3:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Pentti Hietanen 4:52
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover The Allen Toussaint Orchestra 3:50
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover The Everly Brothers 4:55
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental King Curtis 5:29
A Whiter Shade of Pale cover Percy Sledge 3:42
A Whiter Shade Of Pale (live; The Howard Stern Show: London, UK) live Gary Brooker, Jack Bruce, Curt Smith & Zak Starkey 3:39
A Whiter Shade Of Pale cover Willie Nelson 4:03
A Whiter Shade Of Pale Procol Harum 5:16
A Whiter Shade of Pale (A‐Side of single) Procol Harum 4:08
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB radio edit) cover Sarah Brightman 3:41
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB radio edit) cover Sarah Brightman 4:00
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB remix radio edit) cover Sarah Brightman 3:59
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB remix) cover Sarah Brightman 3:12
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB remix) cover Sarah Brightman 8:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale (BBC “Easybeat” session, June 1967) Procol Harum 5:12
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Ecstacy mix) cover Sarah Brightman 3:14
A Whiter Shade of Pale (extended early version) Procol Harum 6:05
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live in Italy) live Procol Harum 5:37
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live) live Procol Harum 5:23
A Whiter Shade of Pale (mono) Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Paralyzer remix) cover Sarah Brightman 6:06
A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Procul Harum) cover and instrumental Thomas Illig 2:38
A Whiter Shade of Pale (promotional video) cover Annie Lennox 5:28
A Whiter Shade of Pale (radio edit) cover Sarah Brightman 3:11
A Whiter Shade of Pale (single version) Procol Harum 4:08
A Whiter Shade of Pale (tape flip, continued) (live, 2001-12-14: Warsaw, Poland) Procol Harum ?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale / The World We Knew cover James Last ?:??
Whiter Shade cover The Love Depression 3:55
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Joe Cocker 5:27
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Bonnie Tyler 4:30
Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 6:53
Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum 5:10
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Brian Vander Ark 5:21
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Hagar, Schon, Aaronson, Shrieve 4:49
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Sara K. 5:59
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes 5:40
Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2004-03-13: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV, USA) cover and live Sarah Brightman 3:16
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Michael Bolton 4:42
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Wailing Souls 4:16
Whiter Shade of Pale cover R.B. Greaves 3:46
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Black Label Society 5:09
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Jackie Mittoo 3:06
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Richard Clayderman 4:28
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Johnny Rivers 5:38
Whiter Shade of Pale cover Doro 3:56
Whiter Shade of Pale cover The Box Tops 4:32
Whiter Shade of Pale London Symphony & Royal Philharmonic Orchestras 4:27
Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Ralf Willing and his Multisound-Orchestra 3:59
Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Montgomery Smith 5:11
Whiter Shade of Pale instrumental [unknown] 3:54
Whiter Shade of Pale cover and instrumental Geoffrey Downes 4:19
Whiter Shade Of Pale cover and instrumental Cellomania 3:41
青い影 Procol Harum 4:02