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Hall-of-Fame Hitter: Drummer Earl Palmer gets his due

Ted Drozdowski, The Boston Phoenix, 31 January 2000

LIKE ANY GOOD GRANDFATHER, Earl Palmer has tried to find interests to share with his grandkids. So far, coin collecting has been a favorite. It's a hobby Palmer says he picked up in the '50s from the bandleader and growling alto-saxist Earl Bostic.

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