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Robert Palmer: Some People Like What I Do

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, November 1976

BRIGHT LIGHTS, big city...it's a reception in honour of the Staple Singers and the Meters at a club down in Greenwich Village, prior to their ...

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Robert Palmer: Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, August 1974

I ALWAYS felt more than a little sorry for Robert Palmer when he was in Vinegar Joe. ...

Robert Palmer: Pressure Drop

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, February 1976

BRITISHER Robert Palmer is another marcher in the growing column of white folks who prefer playing it greasy and getting down (notable recent examples: Bowie, ...

Robert Palmer: How To Get Rid Of The Nude In Your Bedroom

Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, November 1976

ROBERT PALMER, who's Big In America, finds his musical progress rather cluttered with scantily clad femininity. TONY STEWART murmurs disapprovingly. ...

Robert Palmer Is Blue-Eyed Soul

Profile and Interview by Michael Gross, Playgirl, 1977

"CLEAN IS BACK IN," Kaye Ballard intoned, and her predominantly blue-haired audience at The Mike Douglas Show taping nodded in silent agreement as they gazed ...

Robert Palmer

Profile by John Tobler, Blank Space, 1978

HANDS UP those who think Robert Palmer’s an American – it’s by no means a complete misapprehension if all you have to go on are ...

Robert Palmer's Breakthrough Year

Profile and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Circus, May 1978

His Gentlemanly Double Fun Has a Sultry Roll ...

Robert Palmer: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Danny Baker, New Musical Express, December 1979

THAT THE Odeon was full for two nights running leads me to think that Robert Palmer's followers form some kind of secret society. I don't ...

Robert Palmer: The Deb's Delight Takes FRIGHT!

Report and Interview by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, November 1980

THREE TIMES I got out of my warm bath to answer the telephone. The first call was a few seconds of silence and down. The ...

Robert Palmer: Rhythm 'N Clues

Profile and Interview by Mary Harron, Smash Hits, December 1981

One across (Mary Harron) asks the questions. Six down (Robert Palmer) gives the answers ...

Robert Palmer: Maybe It's Live (Island)

Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, April 1982

ROBERT PALMER'S roguish dilettantism will get the better of him one of these days. It might have been anticipated that the pre-set routines of a ...

Robert Palmer: Some Guys Have All The Hits

Interview by Lesley White, Face, The, March 1983

It's hard to be a superstar in today's tough musical world. Caught for a long time between ever-changing trends, ROBERT PALMER finally found his blue-eyed ...

The Palmer's Boy

Report and Interview by Ian Birch, Smash Hits, April 1983

... Robert Palmer, that is. A maker of tasteful dance records for well over ten years. Big everywhere from Guatemala to the Costa Del Sol. ...

Robert Palmer: Pride

Review by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, April 1983

WHEN HE gets up in the morning his muscles ache and his emotions are strange, far off, unrecognisable things, but the fine jets of water ...

Duran Duran, Robert Palmer, Prince Charles & The City Beat Band: Villa Park, Birmingham

Live Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, July 1983

A whisper to a scream ...

Robert Palmer's Pride & Prejudice

Interview by Laura Fissinger, Creem, December 1983

IT WAS A case for the toughest and the best. They were both out of town, so CREEM sent me instead. ...

Robert Palmer: How to Run the Riptide With Style

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Guardian, The, November 1986

Adam Sweeting on the rise of Robert Palmer ...

Robert Palmer On Singers

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Q, December 1986

THESE ARE MY favourite 10, and not in any particular order. For instance, I do think Billie Holiday was better than Peter Cox, the singer ...

Robert Palmer: Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere...

Profile and Interview by Robert Sandall, Q, July 1988

He's coasted – apparently unperspiring – through 15 years of shifting fashion while somehow remaining knuckle – gnawingly modern. All it took was a shrewd ...

Robert Palmer Likes Being In Funk

Interview by Fred Shuster, Los Angeles Daily News, 1996

NATTILY DRESSED CROONER Robert Palmer admits his most interesting work was found on his first three albums cut in the mid-'70s with members of Stuff, ...

Might As Well Face It, He Was Fantastic: Robert Palmer, R.I.P.

Obituary by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, September 2003

ROBERT PALMER was a multi-talented musical heavyweight who allowed his love of the high life to guide his career. ...

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see also Vinegar Joe

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