Monday, May 4, 2015

Musical Interlude: Stand By (1983)

Before Brian Setzer traded the rockabilly sound of the Stray Cats for big band and swing with his self-titled orchestra, England's Roman Holliday mixed old school swing with modern pop. However, despite the fact that their only American single, "Stand By", gained a fair amount of airplay on MTV, it didn't translate at the cash registers. "Stand By" peaked at #54 on the pop charts.


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