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The Stray Cats: Bond Club, New York NY

Karen Schlosberg, Trouser Press, June 1981

TALK ABOUT time warps. New York's ultra-cool, ultra-modern Bond rock club, decorated like something out of a bad science fiction movie, was invaded by girls in pony tails and poodle skirts, and guys with elaborately greased-back coiffures and long, narrow-lapel jackets. One of the hottest rockabilly-styled (as opposed to rockabilly-revival) bands in England, the Stray Cats, were making a triumphant return to their native soil — after they had to go abroad to find recognition and prosperity.

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