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Rock This Town

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B-side  "You Can't Hurry Love"
Recorded  1981
Format  7"
Genre  Rockabilly
Released  January 29, 1981 (UK) August 31, 1982 (US)
Label  Arista (UK) EMI America (U.S.)

"Rock This Town" is a song by the Stray Cats from their UK debut album Stray Cats. Its first US release was on the 1982 album Built for Speed. It debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of September 18, 1982, and peaked at No. 9, becoming the first of the band's three Top 10 hits in the US. It had also previously reached this position on the UK Singles Chart in 1981.

The song was listed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the 500 songs that shaped Rock and Roll.

Use in media

The song was used in the 2006 video game Cars.

References

Rock This Town Wikipedia


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