Procol Harum “Whiter Shade of Pale”

Yup, as close as perfection as we could possibly get.

John Lennon was a great fan of the song and was known to have played it repeatedly in his Rolls Royce. When it was released in England, Lennon (and friends in his circle) reportedly confused Brooker’s soulful vocals with Steve Winwood, who had popularity at the time with The Spencer Davis Group.

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