Robert Palmer. I remember buying the Power Station album in LaCrosse, Wisconsin and listening to the aggressive drumming of Tony Thompson (RIP, drummer from Chic) and the boys from Duran Duran Andy and John Taylor, and hearing the voice of Robert Palmer sing “Bang A Gong”…WOW! I was hooked. Then his bigger solo work came along with “Simply Irresistable”, and “Addicted To Love”. Who can forget all those girls dressed in the same black outfits playing the guitar? Sweet. Robert Palmer died on this day back in 2003 in Paris. He had a heart attack at the age of 54. Gone too soon, but his music lives on and will always bring a smile to my face!
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