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RIP Gary Brooker

(13 Posts)
Kate1949 Wed 23-Feb-22 09:57:40

A Whiter Shade of Pale. Definitely an anthem of the '60s.
RIP Gary.

Germanshepherdsmum Wed 23-Feb-22 10:16:26

Oh, I didn’t know he’d died. Love A Whiter Shade of Pale.

Kate1949 Wed 23-Feb-22 10:22:25

Me too Gsm. Nostalgia abounds.

Germanshepherdsmum Wed 23-Feb-22 10:27:32

We’re still 60s girls in our heads aren’t we?😊

Kate1949 Wed 23-Feb-22 10:28:15

We are smile

J52 Wed 23-Feb-22 10:37:32

Whiter Shade of Pale is ‘our’ song. So sad to hear of his death.

monk08 Wed 23-Feb-22 10:44:57

My favourite song of all time.
RIP Gary.

TerriBull Wed 23-Feb-22 11:19:14

Yes definitely the anthem of the 60s, well my 60s at any rate. Every time I hear Whiter Shade of Pale I'm 13 again in the summer of '67 sometimes I'd love to be back there sad Such a mesmerising song, I think it was Bach inspired, or did they borrow, a touch of the Air The G String about it, whatever! I loved it and still do, even if like most haven't the foggiest what the lyrics were trying to convey sure none of them had either, pure Jabberwocky but wonderful all the same!

RIP Gary Brooker.

TerriBull Wed 23-Feb-22 11:20:22

Air Air on

muse Wed 23-Feb-22 11:20:43

It's up there with Heard It Through The Grapevine with my 60s favourites.

Only 76 too. Sadly missed.

Kate1949 Wed 23-Feb-22 11:25:30

I agree Terri. The lyrics were total nonsense but the memories it brings when I hear it even now.

Riverwalk Wed 23-Feb-22 11:30:34

RIP Gary flowers

Can it really be 55 years since we first heard this - hard to believe smile

Here's a link

Whiter Shade of Pale

BigBertha1 Wed 23-Feb-22 14:29:27

He also sang Limelight on an Alan Parsons album that I love its a beautiful song which meant a lot to me at one time.