You’ve Turned A Whiter Shade Of Pale! This Day In Music

Written by on July 30, 2020

30 July 2009, Procol Harum organist Matthew Fisher won his long battle to be recognised as co-writer of the band's hit ’A Whiter Shade Of Pale’. Law Lords ruled that Fisher, who claimed he wrote the song's organ melody, was entitled to a share of future royalties. In 2006, the High Court ruled he was entitled to 40% of the copyright, but the Court Of Appeal overturned the ruling in 2008 saying he waited too long, 38 years, to bring the case to court. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/youve-turned-a-whiter-sha…/

You’ve Turned A Whiter Shade Of Pale! This Day In Music

The story behind one of the most-played record of the past 70 years from Procol Harum, 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale'.


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