Early 1980s Stray Cats Concerts in Germany Released

Stray Cats: Live at RockpalastSecond-generation rockabilly band The Stray Cats brought some of the best sounds of the 1950s into the early 1980s. And a new CD and DVD offers insight into the experience of hearing the band live in its prime.

The Live at Rockpalast audio and video packages, available for the first time, capture the band at two German concerts — one in 1981, and the other, in 1983. The shows come from the era of the band’s biggest hits, including “Stray Cat Strut” and “Rock This Town.”
With Lee Rocker on double bass, Brian Setzer on guitar and vocals, and Slim Jim Phantom on drums, the trio created a pretty mighty sound.

Check it out in these clips from the DVD:

Live at Rockpalast is available on DVD, CD and as a digital download (iTunes (audio/video) and Amazon MP3).

Live at Rockpalast Track List:

Loreley — Aug. 20, 1983:

  1. Baby Blue Eyes
  2. Double Talkin’ Baby
  3. Rumble In Brighton
  4. Drink That Bottle Down
  5. Something Is Wrong With My Radio
  6. Built For Speed
  7. Look At That Cadillac
  8. Runaway Boy
  9. Lonely Summer Nights
  10. Too Hip, Gotta Go
  11. Stray Cat Strut
  12. She’s Sexy And 17
  13. Banjo Time (Foggy Mountain Breakdown)
  14. The Race Is On
  15. Tear It Up
  16. Oh Boy
  17. Rock This Town

Cologne — July.16, 1981:

  1. Sweet Love On My Mind
  2. Double Talkin’ Baby
  3. Rumble In Brighton
  4. My One Desire
  5. Ubangi Stomp
  6. Drink That Bottle Down
  7. Storm The Embassy
  8. Stray Cat Strut
  9. Fishnet Stockings
  10. Important Words
  11. Rock This Town
  12. Runaway Boy
  13. Somethin’ Else
  14. Gonna Ball

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