Robert Allen Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003) was an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was known for his soulful distinctive voice, eclectic mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae and blues and sartorial acumen. He found success both in his solo career and with Power Station, and had Top 10 songs in both the UK and the US.
“Tell Me I’m Not Dreamin'” is a song by Jermaine Jackson featuring his younger brother Michael Jackson, taken from Jermaine Jackson’s self-titled album. The song was nominated at the 1985 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. The vocal version of “Tell Me I’m Not Dreamin'” was on the B-side to both the 7″ and 12″ versions of Jermaine Jackson’s single, “Do What You Do”, while an instrumental version of the song was on the B-side to another Jermaine Jackson song, “Dynamite”.
In 1988, Robert Palmer covered the song on his album, Heavy Nova. It was released as a single in June 1989 and reached #60 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The US 12″ single was mixed by Eric “ET” Thorngren and remixed by Al B. Sure!
Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming (Westerville Mix) 6:42
Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming (12″ Edit) 4:13
Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming (Dub 1 – Wild Thang) 6:20
Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming (Dub 2 – Acca Dub) 4:13
Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming (Dub 3 – Roey-Age) 3:54