1983 Peter Allen – Not The Boy Next Door

Not the Boy Next Door is the seventh and penultimate studio album by Australian singer and songwriter Peter Allen released in March 1983. This was his first release for Arista Records.

The album peaked at number 36 on the Australian Kent Music Report and number 170 on the American Billboard 200.

Its four singles—”Not the Boy Next Door”, “You Haven’t Heard the Last of Me”, “Once Before I Go” and “You and Me (We Wanted It All)”—all reached the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.


1  Just Another Make-Out Song (David Foster; Peter Allen) 04:15
2  Not The Boy Next Door (Dean Pitchford; Peter Allen) 06:55
3  You’ll Always Get Your Way (Peter Allen; Tom Keane) 04:37
4  You And Me (We Had It All) (Carole Bayer Sager; Peter Allen) 04:17
5  Fade To Black (Peter Allen) 03:56
6  Somebody’s Got Your Love (Dick St. Nicklaus) 03:38
7  You Haven’t Heard The Last Of Me (Eric Kaz; Tom Snow) 04:19
8  Easy On The Weekend (Peter Allen) 04:03
9  Once Before I Go (Dean Pitchford; Peter Allen) 04:23



BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarCharles Johnson
GuitarFred Tackett
GuitarGeorge Doering
KeyboardsDavid Foster
KeyboardsPeter Allen
KeyboardsRussell Ferrante
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
LyriconTom Scott
SaxTom Scott
PercussionSteve Forman
PercussionVictor Feldman
Background VocalsClydene Jackson
Background VocalsJan Joyce
Background VocalsJim Haas
Background VocalsJoe Chemay
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsPeter Allen

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Landis
Arranged By – Charlie Calello
Coordinator – Kathy Anaya
Recorded By – Ed Thacker, Joe Chiccarelli
Recorded By (Additional) – Peter Granet
Recorded By (Assistant) – David Marquette, Mitch Gibson, Peggy McCreary, Richard McKernan

Art Direction – Donn Davenport
Design – Howard Fritzson
Illustration – Bob Aiese
Photography By – Bill King

Mixed At Soundcastle
Recorded At Sunset Sound
Recorded At Sunset Sound Factory
Recorded At Soundcastle
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Phonographic Copyright (p) Arista Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) Arista Records, Inc.