Also known as
Palmer James, R. Palmer-James, R. W. Palmer James, B. Palmer-James, B. W. Palmer-James, J. Palmer, James, James Palmer, James Richar Palmer, James-Palmer, P. James, P.James, P.R. James, Palmber James, Palmer, Palmer & James, Palmer - James, Palmer / James, Palmer James, Palmer, James, Palmer-James, Palmer-Jones, Palmer/James, R P James, R. P. James, R. Palma James, R. Palma-James, R. Palmer James, R. Palmer Jones, R. Palmer-James, R. Palmer-Jones, R. Palmes-James, R. W. Palmer James, R. W. Palmer-James, R. W. Palmer - James, R. W. Palmer James, R. W. Palmer Jones, R. W. Palmer-James, R. W. Palmerianes, R.P. James, R.Palmer-James, R.S. Palmer-James, R.W. Palmer James, R.W. Palerm-James, R.W. Palmer, R.W. Palmer - James, R.W. Palmer James, R.W. Palmer Jones, R.W. Palmer-James, R.W. Pamler-James, R.W.Palmer James, Richard Palmer, Richard Palmer - James, Richard Palmer James, Richard Palmer-James Ferrau, Richard Palmer-Jones, Richard Palmer/James, Richard W. Palmer James, Richard W. Palmer-James, Richard W., Palmer James, Richard William Palmer-James, Richard-W. Palmer-James, Robert Palmer James, RP-J, RW Palmer Jones, W. Palmer-James
English guitarist and lyricist. Born 11 June 1947, in Bournemouth, England.
In the 1970s lyricist for [a70828] on albums “Larks’ Tongues In Aspic” (1973), “Starless And Bible Black” (1974) and “Red” (1974).
Prior to writing for King Crimson, he had played in various Bournemouth bands: The Corvettes, The Palmer-James Group (formed with Alec James), Tedrad and Ginger Man, all of which also included John Wetton on bass and vocals. He was a founding member of Supertramp in 1969; he performed and wrote the lyrics for their self-titled debut album under the name Richard Palmer and co-wrote the lyrics of the song “Goldrush”, a song that had existed since his early days in the band and finally been recorded on their 2002 album, “Slow Motion”.
In the 80's he joined briefly the German band [a505023].