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Robert Palmer: Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere...

Robert Sandall, Q, August 1988

He's coasted – apparently unperspiring – through 15 years of shifting fashion while somehow remaining knuckle – gnawingly modern. All it took was a shrewd ear for black American dance trends and a series of swiftly seized opportunities. And "performability", he tells Robert Sandall.

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