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Runaway Boys (Box Set)

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STRAY CATS, the band that put Rockabilly music back in the record charts in the early ’80s, scored several big hits on both sides of the Atlantic thanks to a striking visual 1950’s style brought “up to date” with exaggerated pompadours and colorful tattoos and as well as genuine musical chops that evoked the best players of rockabilly’s original heyday. Formed by guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer, upright bass player Lee Rocker and drummer Slim Jim Phantom in the Long Island town of Massapequa, NY, in 1979, the trio shared a love for Rockabilly music and after banging around New York and Philadelphia for a few months, in the summer of 1980, they were persuaded by a mutual friend to hop on a plane to London where a rockabilly revival movement was just beginning to emerge. Their massive hits and videos include “Runaway Boys,” “Rock This Town,” “Stray Cat Strut” “(She’s) Sexy + 17,” and “I Won’t Stand in Your Way.”

Track listing

Side A
1. Runaway Boys
2. Fishnet Stockings
3. Ubangi Stomp
4. Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie
5. Storm the Embassy
6. Rock This Town

Side B
1. Rumble in Brighton
2. Stray Cat Strut
3. Crawl Up and Die
4. Double Talkin' Baby
5. My One Desire
6. Wild Saxaphone
Side C
1. Baby Blue Eyes
2. Little Miss Prissy
3. Wasn't That Good
4. Cryin' Shame
5. (She'll Stay Just) One More Day

Side D
1. You Don't Believe Me
2. Gonna Ball
3. Wicked Whisky
4. Rev It Up and Go
5. Lonely Summer Nights
6. Crazy Mixed up Kid

Side E
1. Rebels Rule
2. Too Hip Gotta to Go
3. Look at That Cadillac
4. Something's Wrong with My Radio
5. 18 Miles to Memphis

Side F
1. (She's) Sexy and 17
2. Dig Dirty Doggy
3. I Won't Stand in Your Way
4. Hotrod Gang
5. How Long You Wanna Live, Anyway?

Side G
1. What's Goin' Down (Cross That Bridge)
2. Sweet Love on My Mind
3. Somethin' Else
4. Cruisin'
5. I Won't Stand in Your Way
6. Oh Boy (Live at Massey Hall, Toronto, 1983)

Side H
1. Drink That Bottle Down
2. Can't Hurry Love
3. Looking out My Backdoor
4. Lucky Charm (Ooh Wee Suzy)
5. Lookin' Better Every Beer