Thursday, 24 May 2012

SONG FOR TODAY: The Stray Cats - Runaway Boys

"The Stray Cats are an American rockabilly band formed in 1980 by guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer (Bloodless Pharaohs/Brian Setzer Orchestra), upright bassist Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom (drums) in the Long Island town of Massapequa, New York. The group had numerous hit singles in the UK, Australia and the U.S. including "Stray Cat Strut", "Sexy and 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 500 most important songs in the history of rock and roll..." 'Runaway Boys' is said to have inspired 'Imperial Bodybags', a track on the Manic Street Preachers album 'Send Away The Tigers'...

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