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  • Songs & Visions

    08 novembre 2006 ( #robert-palmer )

    Date: 16.08.97 : Wembley Stadium (UK) Musiciens: Guitare : Michael Landau / Hector Pereira Batterie : Vinnie Colaiuta Basse : Nathan East : basse Percussions : Paulinho da Costa Claviers : Chuck Leavell / Wix Wickens Cuivres : Jerry Hey / Bill Reichenbach...

  • Elkie Brooks Remembers Singing With Robert Palmer

    12 avril 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Vinegar Joe, 1972 This was taken at Reading Festival, three months after we released the first Vinegar Joe album with Island Records. In the three years that the band existed, between 1971 and 1974, we released three albums. We were never huge, but we...

  • Interview with Elkie Brooks (2003)

    15 décembre 2008 ( #robert-palmer )

    Jon Kirkman : When Vinegar Joe split, I was very surprised that it took you longer to establish yourself as a solo artist than it did for Robert Palmer although, to be fair, he didn't make the big bucks until the mid eighties, but it seemed the emphasis...

  • The Dark Side Of The Moon

    13 mai 2011 ( #robert-palmer )

    Titre : The Dark Side Of The Moon Auteur : Jack Vance Date de publication : 1986 Editeur : Underwood-Miller Type : Recueil de nouvelles Grand amateur de science-fiction, Robert Palmer s'est notamment inspiré du travail de l'illustrateur spécialisé Virgil...

  • The Alan Bown Set Before And Beyond

    01 avril 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Titre : The Alan Bown Set Before And Beyond Auteur : Alan Bown & Jeff Bannister Date de publication : 2007 Editeur : Banland (UK) Type : Essai Sommaire : Alan Bown et Jeff Bannister, tous deux anciens membres de The Alan Bown Set, proposent une biographie...

  • Keep On Running: The Story Of Island Records

    01 avril 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Titre : Keep On Running : The Story Of Island Records Auteur : Chris Salewicz Date de publication : 2009 Editeur : Universal Type : Essai Sommaire : L'histoire du label discographique qui a hébergé Robert Palmer pendant 18 ans, à travers neuf essais et...

  • Are We Still Rolling?

    21 février 2011 ( #robert-palmer )

    Titre : Are We Still Rolling?: Studios, Drugs And Rock'n'Roll - One Man's Journey Recording Classic Albums Auteur : Phill Brown Date de publication : 2011 Editeur : Tape Op (UK) Type : Essai This is not a technical manual (although it will certainly function...

  • Chansons

    03 janvier 2006 ( #robert-palmer )

    A Addicted To Love ...............extrait de l'album Riptide (1985) Aeroplane...............extrait de l'album Don't Explain (1990) Ain't That Just Like A Woman...............extrait de l'album Drive (2003) All Around The World...............extrait de...

  • Articles 1960s / 70s

    12 mars 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Mandrakes Find Recording A Tough Business The Mercury - 1968 (en anglais) Scarborough Singer Joins Leading British Pop Group The Scarborough Evening News - 1969 (en anglais) Biography Island Records - 1974 (en anglais) Robert Palmer Has Enticing New Sound...

  • Biography (1976)

    16 juin 2011 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer is one of the most exciting Soul singers to emerge in the Seventies that I've seen perform. Palmer is a blond, startlingly good-looking young Englishman, whose grace, elegance and compressed energy onstage combine to exude a rare magnetism....

  • Some People Like What I Do

    10 mars 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    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 Bottom Line gig. In attendance: Robert Palmer, and yours truly en route to catch a plane home from Jamaica....

  • The Presence Of A Star

    19 mars 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    "... What matters in Robert Palmer's albums is the overall effect. The tightness, the intertwining of rhythm and melody lines..." Robert Palmer's third album,Some People Can Do What They Like, is one of the strongest, most compelling rock records that...

  • There's Nothing Like A Hit Record

    03 novembre 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer used to get upset with media attempts to classify him and his music. But he makes it very difficult to assign him to a pigeon-hole because of his diversity. "I might as well dig a ditch if I'm going to do the same all the time," he says....

  • Johnny Comes Home

    26 novembre 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Most folks at the Smash Hits Cultural Collective (motto: "Good Taste Costs Nothing") are keeping fingers crossed in the hope that Johnny And Mary will finally bring Robert Palmer the major chart success that's been eluding him for so long. Born in Yorkshire,...

  • Rhythm 'n' Clues

    08 janvier 2011 ( #robert-palmer )

    One across (Mary Harron) asks the questions. Six down (Robert Palmer) gives the answers. For about six years now Robert Palmer has been in the odd position of being an almost success. He's never really failed, so he gets no sympathy for being an underdog,...

  • The Palmer's Boy

    07 avril 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer that is. A maker of tasteful dance records for well over ten years. Big everywhere from Guatemala to the Costa Del Sol. Everywhere except Britain. Surely some mistake, asks Ian Birch? Robert Palmer's late. An hour en retard in fact. Not...

  • Some Guys Have All The Hits

    18 novembre 2008 ( #robert-palmer )

    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 soul after a good deal of searching. Several glasses of Smirnoff later, the Northern rock'n'blues...

  • The Power Station

    04 mars 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    At the end of one interview of many in a long day, British singer / songwriter Robert Palmer bull's-eyed the raison d'être of his current project in an uncharacteristically earthy turn of phrase: "Why does a dog lick its balls? Because it can. If they...

  • My Bass And Other Animals

    01 avril 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Titre : My Bass And Other Animals Auteur : Guy Pratt Date de publication : 2007 Editeur : Wise Publications Type : Essai Sommaire : Le bassiste Guy Pratt délivre nombre d'anecdotes hilarantes sur les stars qu'il a côtoyées au long de ses 20 ans de carrière:...

  • Wild Boy: My Life In Duran Duran

    01 avril 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Titre : Wild Boy : My Life In Duran Duran Auteur : Andy Taylor Date de publication : 2008 Editeur : Orion (UK) / Grand Central (US) Type : Essai Sommaire : Andy Taylor est le premier membre de Duran Duran à écrire ses mémoires. Dans Wild Boy, l'ancien...

  • Articles 2000s

    12 mars 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    The Place That Changed Me The Independent - 2000 (en anglais) I Love Slipknot The Telegraph - 2002 (en anglais) Robert Palmer The Guardian - 2002 (en anglais) I Love My... Marvellous Minidisc Player Daily Mirror Magazine - 2002 (en anglais) Robert Palmer:...

  • Galeries

    18 avril 2006 ( #robert-palmer )

    Albums Photos Photos promotionnelles Coupures de presse Affiches publicitaires Affiches et souvenirs de concert Sessions photos The Mandrakes (1964-1969) The Alan Bown! + Dada (1970) Vinegar Joe (1971-1973) Robert Palmer par Lynn Goldsmith Palmer & Friends...

  • The Newest Rising Star On Stage...

    09 février 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer opened his fall tour at the Mineshaft Monday, and it promises to be more successful than his tour last spring. Palmer has a new album full of good material, the band is in top shape, and Island Records is preceeding him with massive promotions....

  • The Power Station

    20 novembre 2008 ( #robert-palmer )

    Duran Duran Meets Chic: One-Shot Supergroup On February 16th, a major new supergroup unveiled itself on national television. Curiously, they claimed that their debut would also be their one and only performance. But for anyone who caught the Power Station...

  • Some Guys Have All The Luck

    08 juillet 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer has just finished reading the latest biography of Marvin Gaye. One of his heroes? "The closest I can get to a hero. I don't believe in heroes. In fact, I don't believe in anything. Belief insults the mind," he says. Such an expression of...

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