Vocalist/songwriter/keyboardist Gary Brooker is most beneficial known as the first choice of Procol Harum. Brooker’s 1st group was the Paramounts, most of whose users turned up within the later on group. Procol Harum released in 1967 making use of their biggest strike, the U.K. quantity one/U.S. TOP “A Whiter Color of Pale,” which presented Brooker performing the lyrics of Keith Reid over an version of the Bach cantata. Procol Harum continued release a ten albums through 1977, after that split up. Brooker released a solo profession with No Even more Fear of Soaring in 1979, accompanied by Lead Me towards the Drinking water (1982), and Echoes in the night time (1985). He also performed in Eric Clapton’s back-up music group. Procol Harum reformed for a fresh recording, The Prodigal Stranger, in 1991.