Tag Archive: Procol Harum

Procol Harum – A Salty Dog (1969) {2017, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip} UPDATE

Procol Harum - A Salty Dog (1969) {2017, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Procol Harum – A Salty Dog (1969) {2017, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 346 MB (CD-Layer ) + 1.65 GB (SACD ISO) + 799 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL Ultraisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2192 | Genre: Progressive Rock

This album, the group’s third, was where they showed just how far their talents extended across the musical landscape, from blues to R&B to classical rock. In contrast to their hastily recorded debut, or its successor, done to stretch their performance and composition range, A Salty Dog was recorded in a reasonable amount of time, giving the band a chance to fully develop their ideas.Read More

Procol Harum – Novum (2017)

Procol Harum - Novum (2017)

Procol Harum – Novum (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Basic Scans Included
Total Size: 380 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Eagle Records | EU | Cat#: EAGCD659 | Genre: Progressive Rock

Fifty years after “Whiter Shade of Pale” introduced the concept of progressive rock, Procol Harum roll on, even with singer and pianist Gary Brooker as the only remaining original member. Novum is their first new studio album in 14 years. Their last, 2003’s The Well’s on Fire, marked the end of the decades-long writing partnership between Brooker and lyricist Keith Reid. Organist Matthew Fisher and drummer Mark Brzezicki left shortly thereafter. Read More

Procol Harum – The Best Of Procol Harum (1972)

Procol Harum - The Best Of Procol Harum (1972)

Procol Harum – The Best Of Procol Harum (1972)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @300 dpi, PNG
Total Size: 244 MB (CD) + 67.1 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: A&M Records | Cat#: CD3259 | Genre: Psychedelic Rock

Procol Harum is a band that is (these days anyway) rather obscure, but has had a definite influence on rock music, in general, and progressive rock, in particular. “Best Of” albums seldom are that, and whether or not this one is certainly falls under the area of debate. However, the album is a good introduction to the many sides of this complex and intriguing band. For those who only know of the group’s two hits, “Whiter Shade of Pale” and “Conquistador,” the disc provides both of them. However, for the more knowledgeable fansRead More