The Stray Cats' Lee Rocker Announce EP and Tour Dates
Rocker's forthcoming EP "The Cover Sessions" is a 6-track collection of some of his favorite songs, done in his own unique style. Recorded using acoustic guitars, banjo, mandolin, accordion, autoharp, harmonica's, the occasional electric guitar and of course the upright bass. Advance orders of signed copies are currently available at leerocker.com. The EP will be available on all digital download sites March 8th, 2011. Tracklist TBA.
Rocker will treat NYC fans to a free celebration of his favorite tracks, as well as fan favorites February 3rd at Rockwood Music Hall. The show features classic Stray Cats hits like "Rock this Town," "Stray Cat Strut," "Bring it Back Again" and "Sexy and Seventeen."
Rocker also performs slamming renditions of songs of other musical icons like Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson and The Beatles. Joined by guitarist Buzz Campbell, guitarist/slide player Brophy Dale and San Francisco's maestro session drummer Jimmy Sage, Rocker delivers an incredible concert experience.
Rocker - who turns 50 this year - will join the cast of the smash Broadway hit "Million Dollar Quartet" as the brother of real-life friend and collaborator Carl Perkin's, bassist Jay Perkins, in a twelve-show run from January 21st through 31st.