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The Stray Cats: Gonna Ball (Arista)

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 21 November 1981

FOR A trio so preoccupied with a style summed up in a quiff. The Stray Cats can make a pretty mean music. With tough-baby roller coaster rides like 'Runaway Boys' or the seminal 'Stray Cat Strut' I was prepared to take them on; with 'Gonna Ball' I'M NOT SO SURE.

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