Personalities | The Stray Cats | Eighties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1979–92)
This east coast American trio revitalized rockabilly with a fusillade of scorching singles and an incendiary live show centred on Brian Setzer’s astonishing guitar playing. Setzer, with Lee Rocker (bass) and Slim Jim Phantom (drums) burst forth with ‘Runaway Boys’ (1980), ‘Rock This Town’ and the sleazy ‘Stray Cat Strut’. Their eponymous 1981 debut and that year’s bluesier Gonna Ball are must-haves. Setzer now plays with a full big band, while The Stray Cats occasionally reunite.
Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock
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