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Stray Cats - (Brian Setzer)

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 including "Rock This Town", which the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has listed as one of the songs that shaped rock and roll.

Members

 - Brian Setzer
 - Lee Rocker
 - Slim Jim Phantom                              
 - Sean Arnett

ex members
 - Bob Beecher
 - Gary Setzer
 - Tommy Byrnes

Biography

Setzer was born April 1959 in Massapequa, New York and  got interested in rock, punk, and rockabilly. Setzer endorses Gretsch guitars and in the year the Rocking Rebels were formed,  he formed the Stray cats. After the Stray Cats disbanded in 1984, Setzer began a solo career,  and formed the 'Brian Setzer Orchestra'. After being a bit away from rockabilly moving toward rhythm and blues and swing, he eventually returned to his love of music from the 1950's.

Early Singles

Runaway Boys (1980)
Rock This Town (1981)
Stray Cat Strut (1981)

were all from the album 'Stray Cats'     

Website:
http://straycats.com/home/
https://briansetzer.com/

1981 - Karregat Eindhoven - Brian taking a leak wearing Arno's 'Rocking Rebels' jacket

Local Newspaper - April 25, 1981

Riot gets Rocking Rebels Patch

Stray Cats - Entry Ticket from the 1981 gig

Frans with Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot band members (Tivoli Utrecht 2017)    

Ruud with the piano man

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