Tag Archives: Robert Palmer

New Wave MVP: Guy Pratt

This morning I was listening to my favorite Icehouse album and it reminded me that I’ve needed to look more closely at the career of bass player Guy Pratt in a way that I have been meaning to do for … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: Robert Palmer – You Are In My System

Robert Palmer: You Are In My System US 12″ [1983] You Are In My System [12″ remix] Deadline It’s been a long time since there was a legit Song of the Day. Usually, whatever project I am working on has … Continue reading

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REDUX: Book Review: In The Pleasure Groove | Love, Death + Duran Duran – John Taylor

November 7, 2012 I was dimly aware the ex-Duran guitarist Andy Taylor had written an autobio several years ago, but did I really want to hear the story of Andy “coke-face” Taylor? I never really liked his guitar playing in … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Bryan Ferry VS Robert Palmer

Sure, sure! Bryan Ferry and Robert Palmer invariable get compared to one another, what with their love of R&B, harmonica solos and immaculately tailored suits. I enjoy many recordings of both artistes, and have missed Palmer since his untimely death … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cristina – Sleep It Off [part 3]

[Continued from previous post] Following the murmuring crowd at the end of “He Dines Out On Death,” the program of bonus material added to the CD re-issue of “Sleep It Off” begins. Given that the artist spent over a score … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Pleasure Groove | Love, Death + Duran Duran – John Taylor

I was dimly aware the ex-Duran guitarist Andy Taylor had written an autobio several years ago, but did I really want to hear the story of Andy “coke-face” Taylor? I never really liked his guitar playing in the band, truth … Continue reading

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