A Whiter Shade of Pale

  1. Madonna Is Most Played In U.K.

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Madonna has been revealed as the artist whose recordings have been played in public in the U.K. more than any other over the past 10 years. The People's Artist Chart, which aired on Radio 2, counted down the top 50 most played acts from 2000 ...

  2. UK Court Rules In Favor Of Procol Harum Organist

    July 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT He didn't skip the light fandango, but Procol Harum's former keyboardist said he was delighted Thursday after Britain's top court ruled he was entitled to a share of royalties from the band's hit "A Whiter Shade of Pale.&q ...

  3. Procol Harum Classic Tops 'Most-Heard' List

    April 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Procol Harum's 1967 classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale" has been named as the U.K.'s most-heard recording in all public places over the past 75 years. The chart, compiled by licensing organization PPL (Phonographic Performance Ltd ...

  4. London Judges Hear Whiter Shade Appeal

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The £1 million ($2.03 million) legal battle over songwriting royalties from Procol Harum's "A Whiter Shade of Pale" moved to London's Court of Appeal today. The group's 62-year-old founder and frontman Gary Brooker claims ...

  5. Procol Harum Organist Wins Court Case

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST A High Court judge today ruled that the former organist in Procal Harum was entitled to a 40% share in ownership of the 1967 cult classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale." Musical judge Mr Justice William Blackburne -- who read music and law at ...

  6. Procol Harum Shades Rivals In PPL Survey

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Procol Harum's 1967 classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale" has been named as the most-played record of the past 70 years in the United Kingdom, in a chart compiled by collecting society PPL (Phonographic Pe Procol Harum's 1967 classi ...