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Clive Palmer


A founding person in the Incredible String Music group, Clive Palmer has continued to explore the folk customs of Scotland being a soloist and along with his rings, the Famous Jug Music group and Clive’s Primary Music group. In 1999, Palmer reunited with fellow Amazing String Band creator Robin Williamson to tour the uk and record two duo albums: On the Pure Fountain and Similar to the Ivy. It proclaimed the very first time in a lot more than three years that both music artists collaborated. Palmer and Williamson 1st came together through the English folk revival of the first ’60s. In 1963, many tracks using their performance in the Edinburgh Folk Event were featured on the multi-artist compilation released by Decca. They continuing to perform like a duo after developing the Amazing String Music group in 1965. They documented their first recording like a music group after being became a member of by multi-instrumentalist Mike Heron. As Joe Boyd, owner/maker of Elektra recalled, “these were acquiring Scots tracks that hadn’t always produced the trip on the Appalachians and playing them as though that they had.” Immediately after the album’s launch, Palmer remaining the group and shifted to India. Time for the U.K., Palmer shaped the Famous Jug Music group with vocalist Jill Johnson, guitarist Pete Berryman, and jug participant Henry Bartlett. The only real album from the group, Sunlight Possibilities, premiered in 1969. A yr later, Palmer shaped Clive’s Original Music group with banjo participant John Bidwell and percussionist Mick Bennett. The group’s debut recording, Spirit of Like, released in 1971, was accompanied by Moyshe McStiff as well as the Tartan Lancers from the Sacred Center in 1972. Six years later on, Palmer played acoustic guitar on Pete Berryman’s recording And Guitar.

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Full Name Clive Palmer
Died November 23, 2014, Penzance, United Kingdom
Height 1.82 m
Profession Professor, Politician, Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Education University of Queensland, Southport State High School, Toowoomba Grammar School, Aquinas College, Southport
Nationality Australian
Spouse Anna Topalov-Palmer, Susan Palmer
Children Emily Palmer, Michael Palmer, Mary Palmer
Parents Nancy Palmer, George Palmer
Siblings Jean Palmer
Music Groups The Incredible String Band, C.O.B.
Albums The Incredible String Band, Clive - Live, Clive Palmer's Banjoland, Live At The Acorn, Along The Enchanted Way, The Land of No Return

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1 Leader of the Palmer United Party (1 April 2013 - present).



Wednesday Night Fever 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode



The Bolt Report 2016 TV Series Himself
Q&A 2010-2015 TV Series Himself - Panellist / Himself - Panellist, Leader of Palmer's United Party
A Country Road: The Nationals 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Kitchen Cabinet 2014 TV Series Himself
Australian Story 2013-2014 TV Series documentary Himself

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The 7.30 Report 2016 TV Series Himself
Lateline 2016 TV Series Himself
Paul Murray Live 2015 TV Series Himself
Insiders 2012-2014 TV Series Himself
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell 2012-2014 TV Series Himself
The Roast 2014 TV Series Himself
Sunrise 2012-2014 TV Series Himself

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