In 1974, Palmer released his first solo record, Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley, whose Helmut Newton–esque cover photograph of the singer and an attractive female emerging from a tunnel near Heathrow Airport established his image as the alluring, elegantly dressed gentleman rock star. Sneakin' sally through the alley Sneakin' sally through the alley Trying to get away clean Sneakin' sally through the alley When up pops the queen Trying to double talk, get myself in trouble talk, catching myself in lies Catching myself in lies Mama just looked at … [CDATA[ Trying to double talk, get myself in trouble talk, catching myself in lies Catching myself in lies Mama just looked at me as if I was, ah, crazy And didn't even bat an eye Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley is the debut solo album by Robert Palmer, released in 1974. Follow @genius Neither the album nor its singles charted in the UK.[7]. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? Along with The Meters, George's slide work features prominently on Robert Palmer's first solo studio album, Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley, recorded in New Orleans in 1974. Robert Palmer, Soundtrack: True Romance. Rated #511 in the best albums of 1974. Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley Robert Palmer. Released in September 1974 on Island (catalog no. "http":"https";t.getElementById(r)||(n=t.createElement(e),n.id=r,n.src=i+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js",s.parentNode.insertBefore(n,s))}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); 105. 107 in the Billboard 200. Multiple reviewers have commented that Palmer sang confidently on this album, despite being backed by more accomplished musicians such as Lowell George, Art Neville and New Orleans singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint. He was married to Susan Eileen Thatcher. This process is automatic. It was his first effort after three album releases co-fronting the band Vinegar Joe. 2 He died on September 26, 2003 in Paris, France. //. ILPS 9294; Vinyl LP). It was his first effort after three album releases co-fronting the band Vinegar Joe. Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley 4. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. Hey Julia 3. A year later, Palmer's second album ( Pressure Drop ) was effectively produced by George, … Sailing Shoes 2. Its single "Get Outside" bubbled under the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates [2][3], Palmer is backed by The Meters and Lowell George of Little Feat. Sneakin' sally through the alley Trying to get away clean Sneakin' sally through the alley Oh, when up pops the queen. [4][5][6], The album peaked at No. Featured peformers: Robert Palmer (vocals), Steve Smith (producer), Phill Brown (engineer), Ken Laxton (engineer), Alan Varner (engineer), Rhett Davies (engineer). Genres: Funk Rock, Pop Rock.