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On The Road with Procol Harum

Harold Bronson, UCLA Daily Bruin, 11 November 1971

"DIABOLICAL," KEITH REID whispered, resting in a chair at a San Diego nightclub that someone described as looking like a reconverted bowling alley. He was commenting on that Sunday night's first performance of Procol Harum, the English group for which he writes the "words." Reid, "an English gentleman," as bassist Alan Cartwright refers to him, is quite a pleasant and likeable chap, this despite the fact that most of his lyrics are solemn, morbid at times, and ominous.

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