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Procol Harum: A Whiter Shade of Pale Meaning

Song Released: 1967

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We skipped the light fandango
turned cartwheels 'cross the floor
I was feeling kinda seasick
but the crowd called out for more
The room was humming harder
as the ceiling flew away
When we called out for another drink
the waiter brought a...


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    Jan 11th, 2014 1:58pm report

    I think this is about a group of inexperienced (virgin) soldiers on their way to a combat zone. They are on a ship and about to land on a beach. The waitress turned a whiter shade of pale when she heard some of their stories and realized they were soldiers headed for a dangerous place & may die.

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