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Birth Name: Robert Allen Palmer
Born: 1949/01/19
Birth Place: Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2003/09/26
Years Active: 1969–2003
Genres: Rock, Blue-Eyed Soul, Pop Rock

Robert Palmer (born Robert Allen Palmer, January 19, 1949 - September 26, 2003) was a Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter born in Batley, Yorkshire. He was known for his distinctive voice and the eclectic mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae and blues. He found success both in his solo career and in the musical act Power Station. Influenced as a child by blues, soul and jazz music on American Forces Radio, Palmer joined his first band, The Mandrakes, at the age of 15 while still at Scarborough Boys' High School. His first major break came with the departure of singer Jess Roden from the band The Alan Bown Set in 1969, after which Palmer was...

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