Robert Palmer - Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley 1974-1990[EAC - FLAC] (oan)
Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley is Robert Palmer's debut solo album, released in 1974. Palmer is backed by The Meters and Lowell George of Little Feat. Multiple reviewers have commented that Robert sings confidently on this album despite being backed by more accomplished–at the time–musicians such as Lowell George, Art Neville and New Orleans singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint.Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley is funky, blue-eyed soul as opposed to the slicker pop music that Robert created in the 1980's.
The title song "Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley" was covered by the jam band Phish.
Review by Vik Iyengar
Before becoming a slick, sharp-dressed pop star in the 1980s, Robert Palmer was a soul singer deeply rooted in R&B and funk. Those influences are on full display on his debut album Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley. With a backing band including members of Little Feat and the Meters, the music has a laid-back groove whether Palmer's covering New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint (the title track) or singing originals ("Hey Julia," " Get Outside"). While the music is tight and solid, it is Robert Palmer's voice that is revelatory -- he sounds supremely confident among these talented musicians, and they seem to feed off his vocal intensity. Fans of the Meters or people who want to discover the funky side of Robert Palmer should check this one out.
1. (02:42) - Sailing Shoes
2. (02:25) - Hey Julia
3. (04:26) - Sneakin' Sally Thru The Alley
4. (04:48) - Get Outside
5. (02:39) - Blackmail
6. (03:08) - How Much Fun
7. (03:37) - From a Whisper to a Scream
8. (12:18) - Through It All There's You
Playing Time.........: 00:36:04
Total Size...........: 211.77 MB