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Stray Cats - Built For Speed

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On this date in 1982, Stray Cats released their first U.S. album, Built For Speed. The Massapequa, NY trio had already released two albums in the U.K. The U.S. release was a combination of the two U.K. albums with more tracks coming from their self-titled U.K. debut. It was a success as "Rock This Town" reached the #9 spot on the U.S. singles chart and "Stray Cat Strut" reached the #3 spot. The album, itself, reached the #2 spot on the U.S. albums chart. The Massapequa, NY rockabilly band broke up in 1984 but periodically reunites for performances.



Wikipedia: Stray Cats

Official Website: straycats.com

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