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Earl Palmer Photo (AP News)
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May 18, 2017 "Miss you E.P"
February 22, 2017 "Whenever " You've Lost That Lovin Feeling " and "Tutti Fruitie grace our hearing we will remember you and the soulful drum rhythm which made these songs great!" - Nazarene Mckinney (Macclenny, FL)
April 01, 2010 "For Earl...Little Richard and
many more entertainers were
enhanced by the sound of
your drums.


Do not weep for me when I no longer dwell among the wonders of the earth; for my larger self is free, and my soul rejoices on the other side of pain...on the other side of darkness.

Do not weep for me, for I am a ray of sunshine that touches your skin, a tropical breeze upon your face, the hush of joy within your heart and the innocence of babes in mothers arms.

I am the hope in a darkened night. And, in your hour of need, I will be there to comfort you. I will share your tears, your joys, your fears, your disappointments and your triumphs.

Do not weep for me, for I am cradled
in the arms of God. I walk with the angels, and hear the music beyond the stars.

Do not weep for me, for I am within you;
I am peace, love, I am a soft wind that caresses the flowers. I am the calm that follows a raging storm. I am an autumns leaf that floats among the garden of God, and I am pure white snow that softly falls upon your hand.

Do not weep for me, for I shall never die, as long as you remember me...
with a smile and a sigh.

© Joe Fazio
[email protected] /Joe Fazio,
Beverly Hills, California"
January 27, 2010 "To The Palmer Family: I am so sorry he is no longer here with us, but do know that he is still here with us in spirit. I pray that you all will be comforted by these words:

Try to remember that a GOOD man never dies; You will see him many times.
You will feel him in all things that are here out of love, and for love.
The person of a man may leave or be taken away, but the best part of a GOOD man stays. It stays FOREVER!" - Barbara Ann King (Sierra Vista, AZ)
November 21, 2009 "I miss you so much. I love you Daddy." - Shelly Palmer (Topanga, CA)
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Obituary for Earl Palmer
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Earl Palmer, the session drummer whose pioneering backbeats were recorded on such classics as Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" and...
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