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Lee Rocker Releases New Single, “Dog House Shuffle”
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Lee Rocker Releases New Single, “Dog House Shuffle”

Fresh off of the 40th Anniversary celebration with the Stray Cats, Lee Rocker has gotten back to his solo work with a new single and accompanying video. “Dog House Shuffle” pays homage to the original rock bass players that influenced him and the genre itself.

The Stray Cats Return with “40”
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The Stray Cats Return with “40”

The Stray Cats are back! The classic rockabilly band has just released a new album called “40” that celebrates forty years since the group’s inception - and their first record in 26 years.

Lee Rocker and The Stray Cats Announce Tour Dates, Release New Single
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Lee Rocker and The Stray Cats Announce Tour Dates, Release New Single

After announcing they’d be celebrating their 40th anniversary with a tour and album, the Stray Cats have unveiled their 2019 tour itinerary. The original trio of Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom, and Lee Rocker will be playing around the world this summer.

The Stray Cats Announce 40th Anniversary Tour and New Album
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The Stray Cats Announce 40th Anniversary Tour and New Album

It’s been 40 years since rockabilly icons The Stray Cats started the band. Now the original members – Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom, and Lee Rocker – have announced they will be plotting a 40th-anniversary tour and recording a new album, to boot. The trio will be heading into the studio with producer Peter Collins in Nashville to make their...

The Stray Cats Reunite For 2018 Concert
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The Stray Cats Reunite For 2018 Concert

Rockabilly fans rejoice: The Stray Cats are reuniting to perform their first North American performance in 10 years. The original trio of Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom, and Lee Rocker will be performing at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend on Saturday, April 21st. The band, known for hits like “Stray Cat Strut” and “Rock This Town”, got their start...

Early 1980s Stray Cats Concerts in Germany Released
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Early 1980s Stray Cats Concerts in Germany Released

Second-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...

Lee Rocker: “Rockabilly Boogie” Animated Video
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Lee Rocker: “Rockabilly Boogie” Animated Video

Slick back your pompadour, get your leather jacket and check out former Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker’s new animated music video for the song “Rockabilly Boogie.”

Lee Rocker Releases The Cover Sessions EP
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Lee Rocker Releases The Cover Sessions EP

Former Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker has just released The Cover Sessions, a six track EP of songs he grew up listening to ranging from the Beatles’ “Come Together” to the Allman Brothers hit, “Ramblin’ Man.” In an interview with OC Weekly, Rocker explained how the project came about. “The story behind [the] EP is that over the past few...

Lee Rocker to Join Cast of “Million Dollar Quartet”
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Lee Rocker to Join Cast of “Million Dollar Quartet”

Former Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker will be joining the cast of the Broadway show “Million Dollar Quartet”, portraying Jay Perkins for twelve shows, from January 21st through the 31st, 2011. The musical is inspired by the recording sessions of December 4, 1956 in the Sun Record Studios, which included a jam session among Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl...