Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer was born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1945, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1964. He began writing for "Rolling Stone" in the early?'70s -- and continued to do so as a contributing editor throughout his life. From 1981 until 1988, he was the chief pop music critic at "The New York Times", the first person to hold that title, and he continued to write for the "Times" after that. He is the author of "Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the...See more