Tag Archives: Stray Cats

Lemmy Klimister, Slim Jim Phantom, and Danny B. Harvey’s Headcat “Walk The Walk, Talk The Talk” Review

We have been a fan of Headcat for a couple of years now. The band, which is made up of Motorheads’s Lemmy Klimister, The Stray Cats’ Slim Jim Phantom, and Lonesome Spurs’ Danny B Harvey, have taken some classic rockabilly … Continue reading

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Brian Setzer Orchestra Played Christmas Show at The Joint on Yesterday

By JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer Multiple Grammy-winning musician Brian Setzer brought his high-energy big band orchestra to northeast Oklahoma this week for a special holiday performance. His solo releases include “Don’t Mess With A Big Band (Live!)” and “Christmas … Continue reading

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One Stray Cat + One Polecat + One Guana Bat

  by, Sarah Marie Pittman, Featured Writer,  Pollstar Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom, Guana Batz bass player Jonny Bowler and The Polecats singer Tim Polecat are once again teaming up. The rockabilly vets, who previously worked together with their … Continue reading

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“Rockabilly Boogie” Animated Video From Lee Rocker

Here’s a great new animated video from Stray Cat Lee Rocker singing Rockabilly Boogie, which he debuts on You Tube. Also here is a link to help get the Stray Cats get Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  

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Rockabilly Guitarists Rank Well Among The All Time Greats

By Buster Fayte , Featured Writer, Sad Man’s Tongue One of the hallmarks of great rockabilly is the flashy guitar work featured on so many recordings. Although the original rockabilly guitarists weren’t playing like the metal shredders of today, their … Continue reading

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Modern Rockabilly Cats Copy Their Heroes

By Buster Fayte , Featured Writer, Sad Man’s Tongue Rockabilly music is unique in many ways. The style, the look, the  instrumentation, the attitude…all of these things and more went into making  the original rockabilly scene unique at the time. … Continue reading

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Drinking Wine With Lee Rocker

By Brad Memberto, Staff Writer, Santa Maria Times It is a style of music that has been around since the ’50s and made more popular with the likes of Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. Rockabilly takes the best parts of … Continue reading

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Brian Setzer bringing Christmas Extravaganza tour to Hard Rock

By JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer Multiple Grammy-winning musician Brian Setzer brings his high-energy big band orchestra to The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa for a special holiday performance. His rockabilly swing comes Dec. 13 to … Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Lee Rocker, ‘Night Train to Memphis’

By Peter Chianca / pchianca@wickedlocal.com Wicked Local North of Boston Brian Setzer may get all the press with his glitzy orchestra and holiday extravaganzas, but Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker has been quietly amassing his own impressive body of work … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Gems Emerge From the Depths of Obscurity

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Rockabilly music maintains a level of obscurity as a genre. To those of us  who love rockabilly and listen to lots of rockabilly songs, it’s easy to forget  that many people don’t … Continue reading

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