Is it true that Geraldine Edwards Robert Palmers partner was the County Psychic working with the San Diego Police Dept in the nineties?
Yes she was. According to Dennis Mallins of the S.D.P.D., Geraldine Edwards was the lead County Psychic for the County of San Diego for a three year time period. In her capacity as the County Psychic, she was taken to crime scenes, conducted investigations and was given the title of Special Investigator. She was paired with a police detective who was assigned as her partner named James Sundvold for safety reasons. The position carried a substanstial amount of risk as witnesses that sometimes were recalcitant to remember or give testimony would provide information to Edwards which would then be used in investigations. Those who were arrested in part because of these testimonies took umbrage with Edwards. The job was not for the faint of heart, but as Mallins said "Geraldine was tough and she could handle it." The S.D.P.D. and other major cities stopped using County Psychics when George P. Bush made it illegal for their input to be used in ongoing investigations. Prior to that they were extremely useful in certain types of police investigations. In the early nineties, Geraldine Edwards had a five minute segment on a local news station called "The Psychic's Corner" where she warned consumers about scams that were attached to Psychic, Metaphysical or Paranormal matters. There has been more than one unscrupulous practictioner of these disiplines who has sought to con or hustle potential victims for financial gain to themselves. She also advised interested individuals on how to reasonably and safely use these services. Her show was considered a community service and she was introduced as the County Psychic of San Diego County.
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Geraldine Edwards is the great grandaughter of Aleister Crowley. Aleister Crowley is her maternal grandmother's father. Geraldine Edwards grandmother immigrated from England t…o the United States at the age of seventeen, and never returned to England. By all accounts, Crowley remained close to his children, of which there were many, until his death in 1947.
Is it true that geraldine Edwards the late Robert palmers girlfriend and the woman almost famous was written about helped mix the sound on the winter bros Frankenstein live?
According to Rodney Bingenheimer's interview with Geraldine Edwards which took place in 1975, that is true. Geraldine Edwards met the legendary Shelley Yakus, who is hands dow…n the must famous record producer in the world, and who owned the Record Plant at the time, in 1974, backstage at the San Diego Sports Arena. She was seventeen years old at the time. Shelley Yakus took a shine to her, and told her that he was going to be recording "Frankenstein Live" that night for the Winters Brothers and that Rick Derringer was going to be onstage helping them out. He asked her if she would like to help him in doing this, and she said yes. What she actually did on the recording was monitor Danny Hartman's base levels and label the tape boxes, but she enjoyed the experience, saying that she now had a "new respect for sound men who worked at live performances. Mixing a live show requires serious skill and talent." Geraldine and Shelley Yakus, who was John Lennon's sound producer and worked with a who's who of superstars, remained friends. Geraldine Edwards was given credit on the first thousand copies of Frankenstien Live released in 1975, listed as a "production assistant" as a gift from Shelley Yakus.
The website you are referring to is not the official website of Robert Palmer, in other words it is not mandated by his family or friends. The Palmer family took down their of…ficial website in 2006. The reason that Geraldine Edwards name does not appear as Robert Palmer's girlfriend is that she has not given the site permission to use her name or to post any pictures of her. She has deferred to the Palmer family in this matter, in addition to which the woman has moved on with her life and is now happily married and has been so for years. The only member of the Palmer family who participated on this site in any way was Robert Palmer's brother, Mark Palmer, and he only did so in a peripheral way, by leaving a commerative blog on the site remembering his brother. Beyond that he does not endorse the site. By all accounts Geraldine Edwards is a very private person and does not court publicity for herself. She would prefer not to be listed on any site about Robert Palmer not approved of by the Palmer family. She was also the woman Almost Famous was written about and turned down offers to have a website created for her. She prefers to remain annonymous.
Yes, she did. She was escorted to the funeral by Jack Bruce.
Geraldine Edwards appeared in the 1985 Discipline of Love Video. She said that she did not enjoy the experience and did not appear in any others, according to Robert Palmer.
Geraldine Edwards specifically requested that she not be included in Robert Palmer's Last Will and Testament. She was a Legal Professional and a Small Business owner and was m…ore than financially self-sufficient. Palmer and Edwards did spend a considerable amount of time together in July of 2003 going over his Will as Palmer had mentioned that he wished to make changes to his Last Will and Testament and because Geraldine Edwards had worked professionally in Probate and Estate Law. Both felt the Estate should go to Palmer's five children and UNICEF, and paid a visit to Palmer's Estate Attorney Paul Bernard at his offices in Paris, France. At that time the final Will was enacted and lodged with the Paris Probate Court as is procedure. Although the Will was challenged in 2004 it turned out to be airtight. The Will stood as lastly written in July of 2003. A case was brought against the French Probate Court via the Hague Convention in 2007 by Mick Carter, Robert Palmer's manager and Mary Ambrose questioning the legality of the assignment of James Palmer as Trustee of the Estate and questioning the actions of the French Probate Court citing Conflict of Interest. If the two had prevailed they would have been able to file a third lawsuit against the Estate, however, the matter was dismissed by the Hague Convention, and the matter was finally laid to rest.
No, that is model Anika Bengstrom.
Yes. That picture was taken in London in July of 2003 when Geraldine was forty-six years old. Geraldine Edwards was also featured on the cover of Robert Palmer's Pressure Drop…. That picture was taken when she was eighteen years old.
A lot of people said that Robert Palmer met Geraldine Edwards in 1976 and they were close. He actually met her and became close to her in 1975 per Robert Palmer's son, Anthony… Palmer.
Was Geraldine Edwards Robert Palmers partner friends with Chris Blackwell the founder of Island Records?
Yes, they were friends. She was introduced to him by Robert Palmer in 1975.
No, that is not true. Geraldine Edwards is a Legal Administrator, not an attorney. She has been married since 2006 to Anthony Flemming-Mueller, who is a Medical/Legal Expert a…nd practicing attorney. The two own a law practice in Los Angeles County.
Is it true that the rock muse Geraldine Edwards was the model on the cover of Robert Palmers 1975 Pressure Drop?
That is true, according to Chris Blackwell and the liner notes on Pressure Drop. The picture was taken in October of 1975, when Geraldine Edwards was eighteen years old. She h…ad met Robert Palmer that same year. Chris Blackwell, who was the owner of Island Records, the label Robert Palmer was signed to from 1974 to 1989, quoted in 1987 "In my opinion, Geraldine Edwards sold as many copies of Pressure Drop as did Robert Palmer. Quite a few men bought the album just for it's cover photo. It was risque but I went with it. The seventies were a time of expansion in every way, including the widening of boundaries and what was considered socially acceptable. It shocked some but I as willing to take the risk."
Yes, that is true. Robert Palmer owned Shakespeares' Pub located in San Diego, California, in the mid-to-late nineties, under the name of a corporation that he created for som…e of his business investments. He was seen there often holding court with a group of friends. Palmer owned a second home in Del Mar, California, which is a suburb of San Diego County and was seen out frequently in San Diego when he was in town. His main residence was in Lugano, Switzerland, but at any given point in time Robert Palmer owned more than one home. He owned property in San Diego under the name of an array of corporations since the seventies. One of Robert Palmer's first corporate acquistions was a restaurant called The Hungry Stick located in San Diego, which he purchased in 1975 and sold in 1979. He also created a bar and grille called Checquers in San Diego in 1994 that closed due to it's lack of profitiability in 1995. Robert Palmer was an astute businessman as well as a talented musician.
Geraldine Edwards is happily married to her husband since 2006, Anthony Flemming-Mueller. They operate a law practice together. Geraldine is a legal administrator and the hold…er of a LLM, in addition to a MBA, MPS and a PhD in Business Administration. Her husband is a JD and a MD. The both of them also own their own small businesses. They are very busy people. Their firm donates their time pro bono to charities and human rights organizations as well as operating their firm for profit. Although Geraldine and her husband are known to be very social, she no longer goes backstage to concerts, although she has remained in contact with some of her famous friends from her past. Geraldine Edwards is one of the two inspirations for Penny Lane in Almost Famous, the other woman being Bebe Buell. Geraldine Edwards and her husband now live in Los Angeles, with homes in New York, England, and Lake Como.
Did Robert Palmers fiancee Geraldine Edwards ever meet Sue Palmer his second wife and were they friendly?
Yes, the two did meet and were friendly. Sue Palmer did say that she liked Geraldine Edwards and that she definitely approved of her ex dating her. Geraldine Edwards publicly …said that Sue Palmer was a terrific person. After their initial meeting in 1999, they would occasionally check-in with each other by phone to stay current on what was going on in their lives.
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There have been many exceptional marksman at the San Diego Police Department throughout the years. There have however been SDPD Officers who have excelled to the highest level… of weapons skills. In 1984 the officer who won the best marksmanship award was Police Officer Craig Goodwin who shot a perfect score, and, left his signature on his target with all bullet holes in the center ring cutting out a US Quarter size hole. That is exceptional shooting in any ones book.