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Procol Harum: Procol Harum

Paul Williams, Crawdaddy!, 12 September 1967

THE Procol Harum album just keeps getting better and better. So far anyway. Maybe one day it gets worse, but long after I've gotten as much from it as I could want to get from anything, long after I've stuck it in place with the other bricks, stars in the constellation, whatever metaphors you like. Follow-the-dots is hard work. You hear an album once, and it's a part of you, and it with all the rest of you listens again; and this time it becomes part of you a slightly different way, since after all you aren't the same you as the first time you heard it, back when you'd never heard the album before at all.

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