Biography

This lastfm page has tracks by two different artists, both with the name Michael Palmer

1, Michael Palmer a London based film & television composer/artist
2, Michael Palmer, a Jamaican dancehall / reggare artist of the 1980’s ( see below)

A household name in the early and mid 80’s dancehall / reggae era (also known as Palmer Dog in his early years). Palmer’s rich, honey-coated voice covers a lot of ground, from crisp, digitized Dancehall riddims to the smooth, laid-back Lovers Rock. Releasing albums like ‘Lick shot’ in 1982 and recording several albums for Channel One in the mid 80’s, he worked with great producers like prince Jammy, Jah Thomas and George Phang.
He recorded combination albums with artists like Kelly Ranks, Frankie Jones,
Triston Palma (‘Triston Palma meets Michael Palmer’, 1982-1984), Johnny Osbourne ( ‘Wicked’, 1985) , Frankie Paul (‘Double Trouble’, 1985) and
Half Pint on ‘Joint Favourites’ in 1986.
Releases

1982

* Lick Shot

1984

* Showdown Vol 4 (Frankie Jones & Michael Palmer)
* Angella
* Star Performer

1985

* Double Trouble (Frankie Paul & Michael Palmer)
* I’m So Attractive
* Pull It Up Now
* Sweet Daddy
* We Rule
* Wicked (Michael Palmer Meets Johnny Osbourne)
* Michael Palmer Meets Kelly Ranks At Channel One (Michael Palmer & Kelly Ranks) [aka Rusty]

1986

* Joint Favourites (Half Pint & Michael Palmer)

198X

* I’m Still Dancing Showcase

[Compilations]

* Triston Palma Meets Michael Palmer [Triston Palma Meets Michael Palmer - 1982-84]

Appears on

* Double Trouble
o It’s Too Late
o I’m Attractive
o Hold Me
o Better She Go On
o Them A Chat
* General For All General
o Pauline
* Grapevine Records Vault Classics Vol 1
o Mr Officer
o Rip And Run Off
* Hidden Treasures
o Long Run
* Hidden Treasures Vol 2
o Your Love
* Hypocrite Inna Dance Hall Style
o No More Lean Boot
* Jah Thomas Greensleeves 12 Rulers
o Ghetto Dance
o I’m Still Dancing
* Joint Favourites
o You’re Safe
o Belly Lick
o Read Your Bible
o I Don’t Know Why
o Saw You At The Dance
* Let’s Go To The Blues
o Angela
* Midnight Rock Classics Vol 1
o Ghetto Dance - Ghetto Dance Part 2
* Midnight Rock Presents Gunshot Rhythm
o Happy Merry Christmas
* Party Sounds Presents Worries In The Dance
o So Far Away From Home
* Powerhouse Presents Strictly Live Stock
o Ready Me Ready/Jubie Rock
o We Rule
* Presenting The Posse Vol 1
o Run Run
* Presenting The Posse Vol 1 & 2
o Run Run
o Tonight Tonight
* Presenting The Posse Vol 2
o Tonight Tonight
* Ready When You Dub Two
o Rockers
* Ready When You Ready
o Run Run
* Showdown Vol 4
o Don’t Smoke The Seed
o Fancy Girl
o Can’t Stand It
o Mix Up
o Youth Man Take It Easy
* Sly & Robbie Presents The Unmetered Taxi
o Pon Your Toes
* The Final Mission
o There’s No Mean
* Triston Palma Meets Michael Palmer
o Ghetto Dance
o Jamaica Land
o Robbery
o She Afi Get It
o Cool Nugh
o I Want To Dance With You
o Come Natural
o Wha Dis A Guan
o Happy Merry Christmas
* Trojan Dancehall Box Set
o Angela
* Trojan Eighties Box Set
o Come Natural
* Trojan Jamaica Box Set
o Jamaica Land
* Trojan Rastafari Box Set
o Have Roots In Jah
* Waterhouse Revisited
o At The Dance
o Don’t Run Down Woman
* Waterhouse Revisited Chapter 2
o Belly Lick
o I Don’t Know Why
* When The Dances Were Changing
o Smoke The Weed
* Wicked
o When Our Poor
o Cool Nuh
o She Have Fe Get It
o Robbery
* Wicked A Go Feel It
o Have Faith In Jah

As a musician
Vocals

* Frankie Jones & Michael Palmer - Showdown Vol 4 [1984]
* Frankie Paul & Michael Palmer - Double Trouble [1985]
* Half Pint & Michael Palmer - Joint Favourites [1986]
* Michael Palmer - Lick Shot [1982]
* Michael Palmer - Pull It Up Now [1985]
* Michael Palmer - Star Performer [1984]
* Michael Palmer - Sweet Daddy [1985]
* Michael Palmer - We Rule [1985]
* Michael Palmer Meets Johnny Osbourne - Wicked [1985]
* Michael Palmer & Kelly Ranks - Michael Palmer Meets Kelly Ranks At Channel One [1985]
* Triston Palma Meets Michael Palmer - Triston Palma Meets Michael Palmer [1982-84]

Edited by audionet on 28 May 2011, 16:17

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