Robert Palmer Quotes

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Robert Palmer Quotes

Its marvelous when you visit Tokyo: they have these clubs, and theyll have Motown Night or The Beatles - Totally Authentic and Live! You know its shrunk, but at least theres some sort of youthful figure to it. Whereas, the blues scene in Europe is more like, Here we go again.
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Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it's really difficult.

— Robert Palmer

I had an invitation to contribute a track to a Robert Johnson tribute album, and it was the first time I'd done anything like that in my life. I was not brought up with the blues or anything like that, and I really, really enjoyed it.

— Robert Palmer

I believe that my music is just about feelings, and the style is just a side effect.

— Robert Palmer

The third note in a chord is what depicts whether it's major or minor. Rhythm and Blues hardly ever uses it because it means that the melody is free to move between major and minor because you're not clashing with the third being depicted one way or the other.

— Robert Palmer

Anything by Gonzalez Rubalcaba is unbelievable. I've been listening to the best of Django Reinhardt.

— Robert Palmer

I've got to the point where I just get on with it and the content of what I put on the records is determined from what I learn from the audience, from what works live, from what I want to hear when I go to a club or what I'd like to play when I get home.

— Robert Palmer

My parents were part of a crowd that was attached to all the different navies stationed in Malta. When they would have parties in each other's houses, I would get taken along, and that's where I heard all this great music. I didn't distinguish particular styles; it was all music to me.

— Robert Palmer

The music I heard growing up, since there was no TV or cinema or record covers, I didn't know if it was black, white, hip, square, male, female ... whatever. I'd hear melodies and things and got intrigued on that level.

— Robert Palmer

It's a mean old world, but its up to us to make it heaven, here and now.

— Robert Palmer

No pills gonna cure my ill.

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A pretty face, don't make a pretty heart.

— Robert Palmer

Trying to double talk, get myself in trouble talk.

— Robert Palmer

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