Sunday, September 21, 2008

Earl Palmer, pioneering drummer, has passed @ 84.

Earl Palmer (84) died this past Fri after a lengthy illness. He was a pioneering drummer from New Orleans & electred to the Rock & Roll HOF in '00. He was recorded on Little Richards' Tutti Frutti & the Righteous Bros' You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin. He was also a backbeat for Fats Domino, Neil Young & Frank Sinatra.

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