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lyricist:Keith Reid
composer:Gary Brooker
Matthew Fisher (UK organist for Procol Harum/Prairie Madness)
publisher:Essex Music International Ltd.
Onward Music Ltd.
The Richmond Organization Éditions Essex (TRO)
Westminster Music Ltd.
ティー・アール・オー・エセックス・ジャパン A事業部
lyrics page:https://lyrics.fandom.com/wiki/Procol_Harum:A_Whiter_Shade_Of_Pale [info]
SecondHandSongs:https://secondhandsongs.com/work/2110 [info]
Songfacts:https://www.songfacts.com/facts/procol-harum/a-whiter-shade-of-pale [info]
Wikidata:Q300620 [info]
later translated versions:Esse Amor Que Eu Não Queria
later versions:Mijn gedachten
is based on:Kantate, BWV 156 “Ich steh mit einem Fuß im Grabe”: I. Sinfonia
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air
arrangements:A Whiter Shade of Pale

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1967A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum3:59
1971-03-05A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1971-03-05: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA)cover and liveKing Curtis4:42
1971-03-06A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1971-03-06: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA)cover and liveKing Curtis4:56
1971-03-07A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1971-03-07: Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, USA)cover and liveKing Curtis5:19
1978-08-25A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1978‐08‐25: University Great Hall, Lancaster, UK)cover and livePeter Gabriel?:??
1981-05-02A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1981-05-02: Rainbow Music Hall, Denver, US)cover and liveJoe Cocker6:01
2001-12-14A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2001-12-14: Warsaw, Poland)liveProcol Harum?:??
2006-10-21A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2006-10-21: Eddie’s Attic, Atlanta, GA, USA)cover and liveBrian Vander Ark4:52
2007-11-29A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2007-11-29: Pala Ruffini, Turin, Italy)liveProcol Harum6:31
2008A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2008: Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY, USA)cover and liveVic Ruggiero3:37
2008White Shade of Pale (青い影)coverVic Ruggiero3:24
2009-09-20A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2009-09-20: Ledreborg Castle, Zealand Island, Denmark)liveProcol Harum6:54
2012-01-02A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2012-01-02: Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany)cover and liveVic Ruggiero3:45
2012A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2012)liveProcol Harum5:52
2014-04-28A Whiter Shade of Palecover and liveBilly Joel3:58
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverDoro3:49
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverAnnie Lennox5:18
A Whiter Shade of PaleinstrumentalPatrick Gläser3:25
A Whiter Shade of PaleinstrumentalBrighouse and Rastrick Band3:58
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverSarah Brightman3:38
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverBonnie Tyler?:??
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and livePeter Gabriel5:22
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalJo Walter Goes Hammond4:48
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and liveFlintlock3:32
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum4:04
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalBrighouse and Rastrick Band & David Hirst3:53
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalThe Mantovani Orchestra2:44
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverFun Lovin’ Criminals4:24
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverEngelbert Humperdinck with René Froger4:20
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live: USA)cover and liveJoe Cocker5:34
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverBooker T. Jones5:33
A Whiter Shade of PaleRichard Clayderman4:26
A Whiter Shade of PaleRichard Clayderman4:26
A Whiter Shade of Pale (mono)Procol Harum4:02
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalCharlie Chalmers2:39
A Whiter Shade of PaleliveGary Brooker6:20
A Whiter Shade of PaleinstrumentalPierre Belmonde2:40
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverR. Stevie Moore5:30
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe Keith Mansfield Orchestra3:58
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverGregorian4:03
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverMunich Machine6:34
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJoe Cocker5:26
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJames Last3:30
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverBonnie Tyler4:29
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverWillie Nelson feat. Waylon Jennings4:02
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverKing Curtis3:55
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverAnnie Lennox3:46
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverLefevre2:40
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverNoel Harrison2:58
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe Dells5:28
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverHerbie Mann4:46
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverFausto Papetti2:58
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverRiot4:59
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverArlen Roth5:24
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJustin Hayward with Mike Batt & the London Philharmonic Orchestra4:28
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Mike Batt, John Farnham5:00
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverHelge and The Firefuckers3:24
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverFlemming Bamse Jørgensen5:21
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and liveSarah Brightman3:54
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverHelmut Lotti4:19
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverLana Lane5:01
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverLoona3:33
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverPentti Hietanen4:52
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe Allen Toussaint Orchestra3:50
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe Everly Brothers4:55
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalKing Curtis5:29
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverPercy Sledge3:42
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalMunich Symphonic Sound Orchestra4:29
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverSarah Brightman3:55
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverSarah Brightman3:58
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverSarah Brightman3:16
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalCanadian Brass3:15
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalSungha Jung3:24
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverKaare Norge4:43
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalEllie Choate3:46
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJames Last4:16
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJames Last3:30
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJames Last3:32
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJames Last3:35
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverBarbra Zinger4:50
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJames Last Orchestra3:24
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverJames Last Orchestra3:17
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumental[unknown]3:33
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverGiovanni Marradi4:17
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalLondon Symphony Orchestra10:24
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalMantovani2:42
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverGregorian4:58
A Whiter Shade of Palecover[unknown]?:??
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalWout Steenhuis & Peter Schilperoort?:??
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalLondon Symphony Orchestra3:53
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra, Matthew Freeman4:29
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverWendroff4:45
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalAcker Bilk3:46
A Whiter Shade of PaleGeorg "Schorsch" Mayr4:38
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe BB Band4:32
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverPuhdys4:27
A Whiter Shade of PaleSarah Brightman3:41
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live: Spotify Studios, NY, NY, US)cover and liveRhye3:28
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverWillie Nelson4:01
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1967)liveProcol Harum3:49
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 1967)liveProcol Harum4:37
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum4:08
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverHalie Loren feat. Matt Treder4:40
A Whiter Shade of Palecover and liveThe Gadd Gang5:37
A Whiter Shade of PaleinstrumentalJames Last3:22
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverImaginary Sound Project4:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale (uncredited instrumentals, from Lover’s Romance, Vol. 9)instrumental[unknown]4:16
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverDave Edmunds4:07
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverSarah Brightman3:39
A Whiter Shade of Pale (backing track, released in 1997)partialProcol Harum5:48
A Whiter Shade of Pale (alternate stereo version, released in 1997)Procol Harum6:04
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum5:16
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum4:30
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live: The Union Chapel)liveProcol Harum7:14
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum3:52
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum3:07
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum5:28
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum5:53
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum4:41
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum6:03
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverAnnie Lennox4:52
A Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe Shadows5:01
A Whiter Shade Of Pale (live; The Howard Stern Show: London, UK)cover and liveGary Brooker, Jack Bruce, Curt Smith & Zak Starkey3:39
A Whiter Shade Of PaleinstrumentalGuitars Unlimited3:59
A Whiter Shade of Pale (50th anniversary stereo mix)Procol Harum5:55
A Whiter Shade of Pale (A‐Side of single)Procol Harum4:08
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB radio edit)coverSarah Brightman4:00
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB radio edit)coverSarah Brightman3:41
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB remix radio edit)coverSarah Brightman3:59
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB remix)coverSarah Brightman8:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale (ATB remix)coverSarah Brightman3:12
A Whiter Shade of Pale (BBC “Easybeat” session, June 1967)Procol Harum5:12
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Christmas version)coverPegah3:36
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Ecstacy mix)coverSarah Brightman3:14
A Whiter Shade of Pale (extended early version)Procol Harum6:05
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Groove mix)coverPegah3:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live in Italy)liveProcol Harum5:37
A Whiter Shade of Pale (live)liveProcol Harum5:23
A Whiter Shade of Pale (mono)Procol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Orbit mix)coverPegah3:33
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Paralyzer remix)coverSarah Brightman6:06
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Procul Harum)cover and instrumentalThomas Illig2:38
A Whiter Shade of Pale (promotional video)coverAnnie Lennox5:28
A Whiter Shade of Pale (radio edit)coverSarah Brightman3:11
A Whiter Shade of Pale (radio mix)coverPegah3:36
A Whiter Shade of Pale (single version)Procol Harum4:08
A Whiter Shade of Pale (tape flip, continued) (live, 2001-12-14: Warsaw, Poland)Procol Harum?:??
A Whiter Shade of Pale / The World We KnewcoverJames Last3:16
A Whiter Shade of Punk (live in Boston, MA: October 1978)cover and livePeter Gabriel5:09
A Whiter Shande of PaleSarah Brightman3:37
Whiter ShadecoverThe Love Depression3:55
Whiter Shade of Pale (live, 2004-03-13: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV, USA)cover and liveSarah Brightman3:16
Whiter Shade of PalecoverThe Box Tops4:32
Whiter Shade of PalecoverSara K.5:59
Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumental[unknown]3:54
Whiter Shade of PaleinstrumentalThe Bruno Bertone Orchestra3:33
Whiter Shade of PaleJoe Cocker5:27
Whiter Shade of PaleVanilla Fudge5:13
Whiter Shade of PaleliveJoe Cocker6:01
Whiter Shade of PaleinstrumentalPierre Belmonde2:40
Whiter Shade of PalecoverJoe Cocker5:27
Whiter Shade of PalecoverSouthside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes5:40
Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalGeoffrey Downes4:19
Whiter Shade of PalecoverBrian Vander Ark5:21
Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum5:10
Whiter Shade of PaleProcol Harum6:53
Whiter Shade of PalecoverJohnny Rivers5:38
Whiter Shade of PalecoverBonnie Tyler4:30
Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalMontgomery Smith5:11
Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalRalf Willing and his Multisound-Orchestra3:59
Whiter Shade of PaleLondon Symphony & Royal Philharmonic Orchestras4:27
Whiter Shade of PalecoverRichard Clayderman4:28
Whiter Shade of PalecoverHagar, Schon, Aaronson, Shrieve4:49
Whiter Shade of PalecoverJackie Mittoo3:06
Whiter Shade of PalecoverBlack Label Society5:09
Whiter Shade of PalecoverR.B. Greaves3:46
Whiter Shade of Palecover and instrumentalCellomania3:41
Whiter Shade of PalecoverWailing Souls4:16
Whiter Shade of PalecoverMichael Bolton4:42
青い影Procol Harum4:02