spells with The Alan Bown! and Dada, and three albums with Vinegar
Joe, Island Records signed Robert Palmer to a solo
deal: this is the first of four Edsel packages that encompass the
nine albums he recorded for the label.
backing from The Meters, Lowell George and New York’s finest
session musicians, “Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley” (1974) was recorded
in New Orleans and New York, and features songs by Palmer, Lowell George and
Allen Toussaint. “Pressure Drop” (1975) was recorded with
Little Feat, Motown’s James Jamerson and string arrangements by
Gene Page, and features the hit single “Give Me An
slipcased reissue features six bonus tracks, four of which are
previously unreleased, along with the lyrics, and annotation by
BBC reviewer Chris Jones.