Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley '74

Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley is Robert Palmer's debut solo album, released in 1974. It was his first effort 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 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.[2][3]
Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana, New York, and Compass Point Studios in Nassau, the album was released on compact disc in 1990.
The album peaked at #107 in the US.[4]

All songs by Robert Palmer except where noted.
  1. "Sailing Shoes" (Lowell George) – 2:44
  2. "Hey Julia" – 2:24
  3. "Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley" (Allen Toussaint) – 4:21
  4. "Get Outside" – 4:32
  5. "Blackmail" (Robert Palmer, Lowell George) – 2:32
  6. "How Much Fun" – 3:02
  7. "From a Whisper to a Scream" (Allen Toussaint) – 3:32
  8. "Through It All There's You" – 12:17


Tracks 1, 3, 6, & 7 - The Meters
Tracks 4, 5, & 8 is the New York rhythm section

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