Stray Cats Similar Artists

Brian Setzer - 100% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Big Band & Swing Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 April 1959, Massapequa, New York, USA. Raised on Long Island, Setzer began playing the euphonium at the age of eight but in his late teens switched to electric guitar. At the end of the 70s, he formed a band, the Stray Cats, playing an updated form of rockabilly. The implied interest in the origins of popular music would not be mistaken and by the early 90s, after a coupl Read more

Brian Setzer Orchestra - 74% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Brian Setzer Orchestra - 74% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal
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Gene Vincent - 68% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vincent Eugene Craddock, 11 February 1935, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, d. 12 October 1971, Newhall, California, USA. One of the original bad boys of rock ‘n’ roll, the self-destructive Vincent was involved in a motorcycle crash in July 1955 and his left leg was permanently damaged. Discharged from the US Navy, he began appearing on country music radio and came under th Read more

Eddie Cochran - 65% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edward Raymond Cochrane, 3 October 1938, Albert Lea, Minnesota, USA, d. 17 April 1960, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. Recent information states he was raised in Minnisota, but without sight of the birth certificate, it is still possible he was born in Oklahoma City. Although Cochran’s career was brief, during which time he had only had one major hit in the USA and topp Read more

Reverend Horton Heat - 62% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Reverend Horton Heat is both the name of a band, as well as its guitarist. The Reverend (Jim Heath) is one of the finest and most talented instrumentalists to emerge from the rockabilly revival of the 90s. Formed in Texas during the late 80s, the band originally comprised Heath (vocals/guitar), Jimbo Wallace (bass), and Patrick Bentley (drums). The trio merged the red ho Read more

The Reverend Horton Heat - 62% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nekromantix - 53% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Carl Perkins - 52% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Jazz Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Carl Lee Perkins, 9 April 1932, Ridgely, Tennessee, USA (his birth certificate misspelled the last name as Perkings), d. 19 January 1998, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Carl Perkins was one of the most renowned rockabilly artists recording for Sun Records in the 50s and the author of the classic song ‘Blue Suede Shoes’. As a guitarist, he influenced many of the next ge Read more

Carl Perkins & Friends - 52% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Blasters - 47% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1979, the Blasters were one of the leading proponents of the so-called US ‘roots rock’ revival of the 80s. Originally comprising Phil Alvin (vocals), his songwriter brother Dave Alvin (11 November 1955; guitar), John Bazz (bass) and Bill Bateman (b. 16 December 1951; drums), the band’s first album in 1980 was American Read more

Imelda May - 46% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Robert Gordon - 46% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 March 1947, Washington, DC, USA. Gordon was briefly a leading light during the 70s rediscovery of pop’s roots. His own preferences for rockabilly and soul became apparent on stage when, after moving to New York in 1970, he began singing with various groups including Tuff Darts, with whom he was heard among other acts on a concert album from the celebrated CBGB’s Read more

The Cramps - 43% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Ohio, USA, in 1976, the original Cramps, Lux Interior (Erick Lee Purkhiser, 21 October 1946, Akron, Ohio, USA; vocals), ‘Poison’ Ivy Rorschach (b. Kirsty Marlana Wallace, 20 February 1953, Sacramento, California, USA; guitar), Bryan Gregory (b. 20 February 1954, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 10 January 2001, Anaheim, California, USA; guitar) and his sister, Read more

Johnny Burnette - 42% match to Stray Cats

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 March 1934, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. 1 August 1964, Clear Lake, California, USA. Having attended the same high school as Elvis Presley, Johnny moved into the rockabilly genre by forming a trio with his brother Dorsey Burnette on string bass and schoolfriend Paul Burlison (b. 4 February 1929, Brownsville, Tennessee, USA, d. 27 September 2003, Horn Lake, Mississippi, US Read more


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