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Robert Palmer

Born: 1949-01-19 - Died: 2003-09-26
Cause of Death:
Heart Attack

Death Summary: Palmer was only 54 when he died from an unexpected heart attack.

He was in Paris, France when he died, but was buried in Lugano, Switzerland, where he had resided for his last 15 years.

He was one of three members of Power Station that died at early ages.

Who was Robert Palmer : Robert Palmer was an English singer who was probably most famous for his hits Addicted to Love and Simply Irresistible, but was also in the band Power Station whose hits included Some Like it Hot, and a cover of Bang a Gong.

He did some solo stuff first but joined Power Station in 1985. He also recorded his breakthrough album in Riptide in '85, and his success took off.
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  1. steve schreiber Says:

    Aug 8, 2008
    I went to a local concert tonight and was reminded of how much I enjoyed Robert’s music when the band played several of his songs including ” simply irresistible ” It has made me miss him and his music all over again. (God Bless You Robert)

  2. Delia Guy Says:

    I loved Robert Palmer…

  3. Deborah Says:

    Great music from this man. I must have had my head buried in the sand somewhere, as I only just recently found out that Robert had passed away 5 years ago.

    RIP Robert…

  4. rosie Says:

    he had great music he will be missed

  5. Randy Myers Says:

    One of the greatest legends of Rock and Roll of our time, he will always be missed, but his music lives on for us forever. When I hear his music I am always up lifted, Thank you Robert for all that you gave us.

  6. Brenda Says:

    Robert was great !!!

  7. Joanne.R.Waite Says:

    You were indeed ‘simply irresistable’. You were lovely, and are missed by thousands. Thankyou for being you. Rest in peace, sweet prince. xxx

  8. jenny Says:

    rip robert palmer….your songs are always a hit at the bar =)

  9. Reginald James Says:

    I must say that I loved your songs keep sing in heaven

  10. sexy girl Says:

    God Miss You
    Robert Palmer
    I Love You

  11. rey ortega Says:

    8-7-09 i was looking in a pawn shop for the song mercy mercy me and the employee said thats my favorite singer and then mentioned robert died to soon and i didnt know that he died and i became sad so it became new to me and now ever since i listin to mercy mercy me all the time id thought hed live for a long time when he was alive but he did sing mercy me way better than marvin gay im only 35 and know that robert was totally cool 509 619 3497 my phone

  12. david Says:

    one of the best singers of 70` & 80`s

  13. Shane Says:

    One of the greats.

  14. Ben Says:

    This man was an incredible singer and songwriter. Also, I have never seen a live performance as good as this one: http://robertpalmer1.moonfruit.com/#/video1/4528046529

  15. Jennifer Reger Says:

    I was too young at the time to have his poster on my wall but I always admired his voice and his talent. we lost Robert way too young and way too early.

  16. Denise Unger Says:

    He was the best.

  17. Lisa Weiner Says:

    To Robert Palmer,
    You were a great entertainer. I loved your songs Addicted to Love, Simply Irresistible, and Some Like it Hot. Lisa Weiner

  18. marini bestarie Says:

    Dear Mr.Palmer in heaven…i love ur classic song such as Mercy Mercy me, Every kinda people,etc…
    Rest In Peace, mister…

  19. Barrie from Canada Says:

    How sad such a great talent is no longer with us. RIP Robert, love your music.

  20. Barrie from Canada Says:

    RIP Robert, loved your music.

  21. Joanne.R.Waite Says:

    Gorgeous man with a gorgeous voice, loved him so much. Hope he is resting in peace. xxx

  22. Victoria Says:

    You were simply irresitable so GOD called you home.RIP

  23. Debbie Says:

    I still miss you!

  24. Shirley Bradley Says:

    As always the Brits knew how to turn out polished performances…my husband and I were listening to “addicted”on the car radio, and when I remarked how sad it was Robert was dead he was shocked. I wonder how many others are not aware of this. He was a great performer…..miss him.

  25. Andrew Tkach Says:

    Andy Tkach

  26. Andrew Tkach Says:

    I remember the first time I heard Every Kinda people & that was over thirty years a great song sang by a a great Man. Come on man he should be in THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME

  27. Robert Bernal Says:

    Loved his music…But most of all I admired that he had class…Something you don’t see in most artists…He will be missed….

  28. JAMES DILLON Says:

    fansastic comments from everyone.
    hard to try and better them…

  29. david gibbs Says:

    Great music to listen with pals and great music to dance to at the club! God, what fond memories his music conjours! Wish he was still with us. God bless you,

  30. Andrew Tkach Says:

    Very under underrated. Maybe someday he will be in The ROCK Hall Of Fame.

  31. Jillian Crosbie Says:

    what a bloke what a man cant still quite believe your dead babe after all this time. Love listening to Doctor Doctor. jx

  32. William Hare Says:

    Loved Robert’s music soo much. The music industry really took a blow upon his death. I wish only the best for his family. Robert will continue to live on forever in our hearts!

  33. rick rivera Says:

    you will be missed

  34. william lee Says:

    u will be missed a lot

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