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Palmer, Carl Frederick Kendall

Born: 1951 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.

English drummer


1951 – Mar 20- Birmingham, England


1970-1979 – member of musical group Emerson, Lake and Palmer.


1981-1990 – founded musical group Asia, a supergroup whose other members came from the ranks of Yes and King Crimson. "Heat of the Moment" became their signature tune and a huge international hit.


1990’s –  however, he was back working with Emerson, Lake & Palmer (following a brief sojourn by his former bandmates in collaboration with Cozy Powell in Emerson, Lake & Powell.


2001-2002 – just into his 50’s, Palmer probably enjoyed the highest level of musical respect of the three members of the trio, mostly by virtue of his sustained (and still overwhelming) virtuosity.