John Palumbo - Innocent Bystander

John Palumbo
Innocent Bystander
Label: Lifesong ‎– JZ 35503
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 1978
Category: Rock
Style: Avantgarde


A1 Madness On Comet Way 3:49
A2 Family Man 3:07
A3 Dear, Dear 4:24
A4 A Man In The Sky 3:05
A5 I Lean On You 3:20
B1 Kangaroos 3:11
B2 No One Wants To Be Alone 3:26
B3 It's Okay To Die 2:55
B4 The Crying Father From Idaho 4:22
B5 They Go To Movies 5:11

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
  • Recorded At – Devonshire Studios
  • Mastered At – Artisan Sound Recorders


  • Arranged By – Michel Colombier (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B4), Terence P. Minogue (tracks: A4, B1 to B3, B5)
  • Art Direction, Design – Bob Heimall*
  • Backing Vocals [Badfinger] – Joe Tansin, Joey Molland, Tommy Evans
  • Bass Guitar – Dennis Belfield, Reggie McBride
  • Composed By – John Palumbo
  • Drums – Alvin Taylor, Harvey Mason
  • Electric Guitar – Lee Ritenour, Steve Beckmeyer*
  • Engineer – Ron Malo
  • Keyboards [Electric] – Michel Columbier*
  • Mastered By – Bob MacLeod
  • Other [Transportation] – Rena Of Monaco
  • Photography By – Roberto Rocco
  • Photography By [Inner Sleeve] – Don Hunstein
  • Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – John Palumbo
  • Producer – Peter Sullivan


This is not a Promo version. No comments whatsoever on either the A-Side or B-side label, nor the sleeve.

Recorded at Wally Heider's and Devonshire Studios, Los Angeles - March, April, May 1978

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
JZ 35503 John Palumbo Innocent Bystander ‎(LP, Album, Ter) Lifesong JZ 35503 US 1978
PZ 35503 John Palumbo Innocent Bystander ‎(LP, Album) Lifesong PZ 35503 Canada 1978
JZ 35503 John Palumbo Innocent Bystander ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Lifesong JZ 35503 US 1978