Earl Cyril Palmer (October 25, 1924 – September 19, 2008) was an American rock and roll and rhythm-and-blues drummer. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Palmer played on many recordings, including Little Richard's first few albums and many other well-known rock and roll records. According to one obituary, "his list of credits read like a Who's Who of American popular music of the last 60 years."
Birth and Death Data: Born October 25th, 1924 (New Orleans), Died September 19th, 2008 (Banning)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1968
Roles Represented in DAHR: drums
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||81001||5/10/1951||Tra-la-la||Dave Bartholomew Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||81002||5/10/1951||Tee Jim||Dave Bartholomew Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||83714||10/10/1946||Much more than the rest||T. Texas Tyler||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||83715||10/10/1946||He done her wrong||T. Texas Tyler||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||120195||April 1968||Baby don't you tear my clothes||Richard] Little Richard [Pennyman||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||120196||April 1968||Stingy Jenny||Richard] Little Richard [Pennyman||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14785||1/4/1968||I was made to love her (the way I love you)||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14786||1/3/1968||Respect||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14787||1/4/1968||I never loved a woman (The way I love you)||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14788||1/3/1968||Chain gang||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14789||1/3/1968||Uptight (Everything's alright)||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14790||1/3/1968||Ode to Billy Joe||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14791||1/3/1968||My girl||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14792||1/3/1968||For your precious love||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14793||1/3/1968||(I can't get no) Satisfaction||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14794||1/4/1968||In the midnight hour||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14795||1/4/1968||Funky Broadway||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||L 14796||1/4/1968||Even when you cry||Count Basie||instrumentalist, drums|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Palmer, Earl," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336198.
Palmer, Earl. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/336198.
"Palmer, Earl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.
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