Thursday, September 22, 2011

Off Broadway - they did not Stay in Time, this time

Off Broadway - do you remember this band?  If you are nto from around Chicago - you probably don't.  They were are regional act - with one semi-national hit song.  Formed in 1977 in Oak Park, IL -Off Broadway released its debut album, On, on Atlantic Records in 1979.   The hit single was "Stay in Time,"  which made it to #51 on the Billboard Hot 100.  Off Broadway released a follow-up album, Quick Turns, below - also on Atlantic in 1980.  Off Broadway toured for three years before breaking up in 1983. In 1996, four of the bandmembers reunited under the name Black on Blond. But they then reclaimed the name Off Broadway. In 1997, the band released a new album, Fallin' In, in 1997; they followed it with the live album Live at Fitzgeralds - local bar famous for life music - in 1998.

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