Tag Archives: Earl Palmer

Earl Palmer on Motown, New Orleans, Los Angeles

SKF NOTE: I recently found, and started posting here, transcripts of short phone interviews I did in the early 1980’s while gathering data for my five-part Modern Drummer series, The History of Rock Drumming. As I’ve said before, it may … Continue reading

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Sharkey Hall: Third Man on Call in the Studios

SKF NOTE: This short interview with Ed Sharkey Hall is another of background info gathering session for my History of Rock Drumming series. Read my first posting of background info for the series. I wouldn’t swear to it in a … Continue reading

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Christmas Card from Charles “Keep A Knockin'” Connor

SKF NOTE: The great drummer Earl Palmer told me he was the drummer on Little Richards’ records, and Charles Connor was Little Richard‘s touring drummer. Mr. Palmer, if memory serves, said there may have been some exceptions to that. But … Continue reading

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