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Backbeat — Earl Palmer's Story By Tony Scherman (Smithsonian Institution; 196 pages; $24.95)

Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 July 1999

Earl Palmer Laid Down the Rhythm of Rock 'n' Roll

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