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Carl Palmer

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Carl Palmer
Palmer performing in 2010
Palmer performing in 2010
Background information
Birth nameCarl Frederick Kendall Palmer
Born (1950-03-20) 20 March 1950 (age 74)
Handsworth, Birmingham, England
GenresProgressive rock, art rock, hard rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsDrums, percussion
Years active1964–present
LabelsEagle Rock, Geffen

Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer (born 20 March 1950) is an English drummer and percussionist. He became well known in the 1960s.[1] He was a member of a number of famous English bands: the Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Asia.

Palmer was added into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1989.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Eder, Bruce (2009). "Allmusic Biography of Carl Palmer". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-03-08.
  2. "Modern Drummer's Readers Poll Archive, 1979–2014". Modern Drummer. Retrieved 10 August 2015.