The Bystanders

Style: Rock and roots
Formed: 1998
Stomping grounds: Johnson City, Kingsport and Bristol, TN

From the foothills of the blue ridge rises this 5-headed hydra of non-homogenous hymns ... so much for the alliteration! Music to make you start dancing and crying at the same time ... (un)easy listening!

Band Members:

Robert Alfonso - guitar, vocals
Alan Gamble - percussion, vocals
Allan Maki - mandolin, accordion, keys, vocals
Brandon Story - bass, lap steel, vocals
Rob Russell - guitar, vocals

Contact Addresse:

Band: 176 E. Highland Rd. Johnson City, TN 37601.
Phone: (423) 434-0969 . . Fax: (423) 439-7770.
E-mail: (Rob Russell)

Booking: Alan Gamble, (423) 247-2984

Label: Deep Pockets/Third Voice Music, 1518 Baxter Ave., Johnson City, TN 37604.
Phone: (423) 975-6996
E-mail: (Allan Maki)


1518. Deep Pockets 0010 (1998). Includes 4 songs: "She Always Lands on Her Feet," "Baby It's You," "Flesh and Blood," and "She's Left Me For Good Again."

Live on Studio One. Deep Pockets 0011 (1999). A 13-song set recorded live on WETS-FM's Studio One program: Includes "Wednesday's Child," "This Charmed Life," "Pine Box" and "I Don't Hate You Enough."

Almost Acoustic, Vol. 2. 1998. WABN-FM compilation. Song: "Just A Fool"

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