Robert John Gallo

A New Place to Live was the recording moniker of Brooklyn-born/Canadian-based folk-psych songwriter/producer Robert John Gallo, who used the name for a 1972 album on Mandala Records. That same year, he released the album Painted Poetry under his own name on Jam Records. In 1977, an album titled Compositions, credited to “Robert John,” appeared on the Guinness tax-scam label with near-identical music to a 1971 release titled Free, credited to “Bob Gallo” on the Italian-specialty label Regalia.


  • Free (1971 • Bob Gallo)
  • A New Place to Live (1972 • A New Place to Live )
  • Painted Poetry (1972)
  • Compositions (1977 • Robert John)

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