The Stray Cats (Band)

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Stray Cats
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Group Members Brian Setzer
Lee Rocker
Slim Jim Phantom
Past Group Members Brian Setzer
Bob Beecher
Gary Setzer
Lee Rocker
Slim Jim Phantom
Tommy Byrnes
Music Genre (Text) Rockabilly
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Origin Massapequa, New York, U.S.
Year(s) Active 1979–1984, 1986–1993, 2004–2009
Record Label Arista
EMI America
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Associated Acts Brian Setzer Orchestra
Rocker & Slick
Kat Men
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Stray Cats were an American rockabilly band formed in 1979 by guitarist and vocalist Brian Setzer, double bassist Lee Rocker, and drummer Slim Jim Phantom in the Long Island town of Massapequa, New York. The group had numerous hit singles in the UK, Australia, Canada and the U.S. including "Stray Cat Strut", "(She's) Sexy + 17", "Look at That Cadillac," "I Won't Stand in Your Way", "Bring it Back Again", and "Rock This Town", which the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has listed as one of the songs that shaped rock and roll.

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1 Runaway Boys 1981
2 Rumble In Brighton 1981
3 Fishnet Stockings 1981
4 Baby Blue Eyes 1981
5 I Won't Stand In Your Way 1981
6 Ubangi Stomp 1981
7 Built For Speed 1982
8 (She's) Sexy + 17 2004
9 My One Desire 1981
10 Storm The Embassy 1981
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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