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Performer: Stray Cats
Title: Stray Cat Strut
Style: Rockabilly
Year 1981
Country UK
Genre: Rock
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Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut download album


Stray Cat Strut" is the third single by American rockabilly band Stray Cats, released April 17, 1981 by Arista Records in the UK, where it peaked at No. 11 on the Singles Chart. It was taken from the band's 1981 debut album, Stray Cats. That same year, as an import, it peaked at No. 78 on the US Disco Top 80 chart. In the US, the song was released as a single by EMI America on June 11, 1982, and included on the Built for Speed album released that same month

Stray cat strut, I'm a (Ladies' cat) I'm a feline Casanova (Hey, man, that's where it's at) Get a shoe thrown at me from a mean old man Get my dinner from a garbage can. Meow Yeah, don't cross my path.

Stray Cats is the first studio album by American rockabilly band Stray Cats, first released in the UK by Arista Records in February 1981. It was produced by Dave Edmunds. The album was successful in Britain, peaking at No. 6 on the UK Albums Chart, and produced the UK Top 40 hits "Runaway Boys" (No. 9), "Rock This Town" (No. 9) and "Stray Cat Strut" (No. 11). The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame later listed "Rock This Town" as one of the "500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll".

Oooooooh Oooooooh Oooooooh Oooooooh Black and orange stray cat sittin' on a fence Ain’t got enough dough to pay the rent I’m flat broke but I don’t care I strut right by with my tail in the air Stray cat strut I’m a ladies cat I’m a feline Casanova (hey man that’s that) Get a shoe thrown.

Stray Cat Strut is the eighth track on the Stray Cats’ debut album, Stray Cats, released in 1981 in the UK. In the US, the song was first released in 1982 on Built for Speed. Black and orange stray cat sittin’ on a fence I ain’t got enough dough to pay the rent I’m flat broke but I don’t care I strut right by with my tail in the air. Stray cat strut, well, I’m a ladies cat I’m a feline Casanova, hey man that’s that Get a shoe thrown at me from a mean old man Get my dinner from a garbage can. Don’t go crossing my path.

Stray Cats, the band that put Rockabilly music back on the record charts in the early-'80s, scored several big hits on both sides. The Cats are kicking off their 40th Anniversary tonight, headlining the Azkena Rock Festival in Vitoria-Gasteiz! Stray Cats.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Stray Cat Strut
Producer – Dave EdmundsWritten-By – Brian Setzer
3:15
B You Don't Believe Me
Producer – Hein Hoven, Stray CatsWritten-By – B.Setzer*, L. Rocker*, S. J. Phantom*
2:54

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited
  • Distributed By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited
  • Licensed To – Capitol Records-EMI of Canada Limited
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited

Notes

Taken from the EMI America album "Built For Speed" ST-17070
(P) 1981 Arista Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): B 8122-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): B 8122-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Etched Side A): B 8122 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Etched Side B): B 8122 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Stamped Sides A-B): (Target Logo)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SCAT 3 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single, Sil) Arista SCAT 3 UK 1981
B-8122 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single, Win) EMI America B-8122 US 1981
SCAT 3 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single, Sil) Arista SCAT 3 UK 1981
SCAT 123 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(12", Single) Arista SCAT 123 UK 1983
103.183 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single) Arista 103.183 Netherlands 1981

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Stray Cat Strut
Producer – Dave EdmundsWritten-By – Setzer*
A2 Built For Speed
Written-By – Setzer*
B1 Sweet Love On My Mind
Written-By – D. Burnette*
4:20
B2 Drink That Bottle Down
Vocals [Singin'] – Lee RockerWritten-By – The Stray Cats*
5:00

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Arista Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Zomba Music Publishers Ltd.
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Pressed By – PRS Ltd.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Tape One
  • Manufactured By – Polygram Record Operations Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Polygram Record Operations Ltd.

Credits

  • Performer [Bangin' N' Yellin'!] – Slim Jim Phantom
  • Performer [Slappin' N' Howlin'!] – Lee Rocker
  • Performer [Strummin' N' Croonin'!] – Brian Setzer
  • Photography By [Photo & Tinting] – Gavin Cochrane
  • Producer – Brian Setzer (tracks: A2, B1, B2), Stray Cats (tracks: A2, B1, B2)

Notes

On back cover :
A1 from the album "STRAY CATS" stray 1
A2, B1, B2 Recorded Live

On labels :
B1, B2 Recorded Live in Newcastle 12.3.81 [A2 is forgotten]
Track times are listed on side B label only.
Original sound recording made by Arista Records Ltd
Made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): SCAT 123 A//1▽420 T
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): SCAT 123 B//1▽420 T

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SCAT 3 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single, Sil) Arista SCAT 3 UK 1981
B-8122 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single, Win) EMI America B-8122 US 1981
SCAT 3 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single, Sil) Arista SCAT 3 UK 1981
103.183 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single) Arista 103.183 Netherlands 1981
103 183-100, 103 183 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut ‎(7", Single) Arista, Arista 103 183-100, 103 183 Germany 1981