80s Song of the Day: Stray Cat Strut by the Stray Cats

Stray Cat Strut by the Stray Cats was released in the United States on June 11, 1982, with You Don’t Believe Me as the B side. It was a single from the band’s first American album, Built for Speed.

The song peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was previously released in the United Kingdom in 1981, where it reached No. 11 on the UK Singles Chart.

The US release (left) featured an alternate cover from the UK release (right):

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