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Sneakin' Sally through the Alley


Download links and information about Sneakin' Sally through the Alley by Robert Palmer. This album was released in 1974 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, Pop genres. It contains 8 tracks with total duration of 36:00 minutes.

Artist: Robert Palmer
Release date: 1974
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, Pop
Tracks: 8
Duration: 36:00
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No. Title Length
1. Sailin' Shoes 2:42
2. Hey Julia 2:24
3. Sneakin' Sally through the Alley 4:25
4. Get Outside 4:47
5. Blackmail 2:39
6. How Much Fun 3:08
7. From a Whisper to a Scream 3:37
8. Through It All There's You 12:18



Robert Palmer’s first solo album marks the intersection of several extraordinary musical forces. Recorded in New Orleans, New York, and Nassau, Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley is a quintessentially American album, even though Palmer was a sharp-dressed Englishman. His dream collaborators were the New Orleans funk ensemble The Meters, Allen Toussaint, and Little Feat, and—thanks to Alabama-born producer Steve Smith—that’s exactly who he got for his first solo outing. Pairing Little Feat's Lowell George with The Meters was a stroke of genius. The ensemble invests George’s “Sailin’ Shoes” with a sleek, percolating groove that outperforms Little Feat’s much-loved original. The patience and stylishness that Palmer and company bring to “Get Outside,” “Hey Julia," and Toussaint’s “From a Whisper to a Scream” is a radical antidote to the overblown production methods of the mid-'70s. Homegrown, humid, and distinctly nontraditional, the atmosphere of Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley remains extraordinary even when compared with much better-known works by Leon Russell or Dr. John.