#25 Robert Palmer / Dennis Taylor – 19 January 1949

Robert Palmer

Copyright : EMI Music Group/EMI Records, Ltd., 1990

Robert Allen Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003), born in Batley, Yorkshire, was a Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter. He was known for his distinctive voice and the eclectic mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae and blues. He found success both in his solo career and in the supergroup Power Station, and had Top 10 songs in both the US and the UK. His iconic music videos for the hits Simply Irresistible and Addicted To Love, featured identically dressed dancing women with pale faces, dark eye makeup and bright red lipstick, which resembled the women in the art of Patrick Nagel, an artist popular in the 1980s

Dennis Taylor

Photo by John Dempsey

Dennis Taylor (born Denis Taylor, 19 January 1949 in Coalisland, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland) is a retired snooker player, and current BBC snooker commentator. Winner of two ranking events, he is best known for winning the 1985 World Snooker Championship final, beating the heavily favoured Steve Davis on the black ball in a final often described as one of the sport’s greatest. He also won the Masters in 1987. Taylor is also well known for his sense of humour and his trademark over-sized glasses.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Palmer_(singer)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Taylor

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One Response to #25 Robert Palmer / Dennis Taylor – 19 January 1949

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