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Episode 8 preview: Whiter Shade of Pale - Britain Skips the Light Fandango

In the eighth part of Radio 2 series The People's Songs, Stuart Maconie recalls Britain's first gentle whiff of drug culture in pop music.
What later became known as the Summer Of Love was first and best encapsulated on this side of the Atlantic by Procul Harem's hit single.

* What do you remember about the hippies and the Summer Of Love? Did it affect you?

* Were you or your friends hippies? Did you wear flowers in your hair?

* Were you appalled by the talk of free love and drugs?

* Do you think this the greatest time for music in Britain?

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The People's Songs

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