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Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut


On this date in 1981, The Stray Cats released their second single in the U.K., "Stray Cat Strut". The B side was a live track called "Drink That Bottle Down". The A side appeared on their U.K.-only debut album, Stray Cats. The single reached the #11 spot on the U.K. singles chart. When the single was finally released in the U.S. in June, 1982, it would climb to #3. It appeared on the U.S. debut album, Built For Speed, in 1982. The Massapequa, NY rockabilly band broke up in 1984 but periodically reunites for performances.

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mandoline bruyante said...

I saw the stray cats live in 1981 in Montpellier (southern France).
Thas was great and amazing!

Aaron said...

Seeing the Stray Cats on the Blast Off tour actually changed my life. Incredible show. Hep, baby, hep.

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