Tag: Stray Cats

Monday 3/21/22 10am ET: Feature Artist: Stray Cats

Stray Cats are 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.

Sunday 8/8/21 1am ET: Feature LP: Stray Cats – Rant and Rave with the Stray Cats (1983)

Rant n’ Rave with the Stray Cats is the third studio album by American rockabilly band Stray Cats, released on August 15, 1983 by EMI America. It was produced by Dave Edmunds. The album featured the No. 5 hit “(She’s) Sexy + 17”, Top 40 hit “I Won’t Stand in Your Way” (#35) and “Look At That Cadillac” (#68).

“Rebels Rule”
“Too Hip, Gotta Go”
“Look at That Cadillac”
“Something’s Wrong With My Radio”
“18 Miles to Memphis”
“(She’s) Sexy + 17”
“Dig Dirty Doggie”
“I Won’t Stand in Your Way”
“Hotrod Gang”
“How Long You Wanna Live, Anyway?”

Brian Setzer – guitar, vocals
Lee Rocker – bass, vocals
Slim Jim Phantom – drums
14 Karat Soul – background vocals
Mel Collins – saxophone
Geraint Watkins – piano
David Thurmond – background vocals
Russell Fox II – background vocals

Tuesday 2pm: Sounds of The 80s

This week we feature music from:  Journey, Stray Cats, Juice Newton, Planet P Project, Peter Tosh, Elton John, Dicks, Toto, Huey Lewis and The News, Stevie Nicks, .38 Special, Lionel Richie, Robert Palmer and more . .  .