Monday, September 22, 2008


Earl Palmer passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008 at the age of 84.

One of the world's best known session drummer, he played on thousands of records, by artists such as Frank Sinatra, Little Richard, The Righteous Brothers, Ike And Tina Turner, Neil Young, The Monkees and Fats Domino among many others.

It was Earl Palmer who played drums in the studio with the early incarnation of the 3-piece Byrds (Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark and David Crosby) as The Beefeaters. He also plays on Gene Clark's "With The Gosdin Brothers" album.

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