The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats."
Remember when all the girls were screaming for the Beatles?
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Did You Know?
The "Piano" they play is a Vox Continental organ and this model, single manual with drawbars in the middle and some presets, was only made in 1972-73. See more
Are you a Stray Cat?
No, I'm a roadie.
Roadie sounds like some sort of vagrant. What is that exactly?
It's like an army batman, only without the uniform. I make sure there's enough beer, chips and rubbers to go round. I supply the birds, the pills and the pot. And anything else that might be required to satisfy their lust... carnal, or otherwise.
The male dancers ( extras )in the dance hall scene, dancing to "the tits and bums" were supplied by the Army Apprentices College,Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK. In particular John HICKMAN, Peter COSSON and Neil TURNER. See more
Referenced in Film '72: Episode #45.3
Take It Away
Written by Gary Osborne
(as Gary Osbourne) and Paul Vigrass
Performed by David Essex
, with Dave Edmunds
(as The Stray Cats) See more