Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley

Label
Universal/Island Def Jam
Release date
14 Feb 1989
Running length
8 tracks
Running time
35:58

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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Sailing Shoes 2:42 3,590
2 Hey Julia 2:25 5,294
3 Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley 4:23 8,564
4 Get Outside 4:48 2,609
5 Blackmail 2:39 2,133
6 How Much Fun 3:08 2,506
7 From A Whisper To A Scream 3:33 6,492
8 Through It All There's You 12:20 2,424

About this album

Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley is Robert Palmer’s debut solo album, released in 1974. It was his first effort after after three album releases co-fronting the band Vinegar Joe.

Palmer is backed by The Meters and Lowell George of Little Feat. Multiple reviewers have commented that Robert sings confidently on this album despite being backed by more accomplished–at the time–musicians such as Lowell George, Art Neville and New Orleans singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint.

The album was released on compact disc in 1990.

The title song “Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley” was covered by the jam band Phish.

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  • MarcDaly

    one of the best albums ever made in my opinion. totally underrated. perennial sleeper.

    24 Feb 2012 Reply
  • reagan0

    This and Pressure Drop are my favorite RP albums. Love the title track to this album.

    27 Nov 2011 Reply
  • geemarcus

    Amazing album.

    8 Apr 2009 Reply
  • netnichols

    The transitions between the first three tracks just kill me. Great album.

    16 Jan 2009 Reply
  • ECash

    great album

    13 Sep 2007 Reply

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