Happy Birthday to David Knights – born David John Knights, June 28, 1945
David Knights (born David John Knights, Islington, North London) is a British musician who was the original bass guitarist in the band Procol Harum. He played bass on the hit single “A Whiter Shade of Pale”. He was in the band long enough to play on their first three albums. He departed in 1969, to be replaced by Chris Copping. When he was in Procol Harum he used a Gibson EB-0 bass.