A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum C C/B Am Am/G We skipped the light fandango F F/E Dm Dm/C Turned cartwheels 'cross the floor G G/F Em Em/D I was feeling kinda seasick C C/B Am Am/G But the crowd called out for more F F/E Dm Dm/C The room was humming harder G G/F Em Em/D As the ceiling flew away C C/B Am Am/G When we called out for another drink F F/E Dm The waiter brought a tray G7 C C/B Am Am/G And so it was___ that later____ F F/E Dm Dm/C As the miller told his tale G G/F Em Em/D That her face, at first just ghostly C F C G Turned a whiter shade of pale She said, there is no reason And the truth is plain to see But I wandered through my playing cards And would not let her be One of sixteen vestal virgins Who were leaving for the coast And although my eyes were open They might have just as well've been closed And so it was that later As the miller told his tale That her face at first just ghostly Turned a whiter shade of pale