Thats the skinny from his newest bandmate, Slim Jim Phantom, whos best known as the slappin stand-up bass player of the Stray Cats.
The two have been friends for years and Phantom says Lemmy was, as he puts it, One of the first people to really GET the Stray Cats; he used to come and see us in a little pub in England when hardly anyone else cared.
Their friendship has resulted in a surprise and acclaimed new band, Head Cat, which has just recorded Fools Paradise, featuring covers of tunes by Buddy Holly and Fats Domino.
Its not as strange as it sounds. Phantom says, Lemmy is a huge fan of Buddy Holly and the Beatles who wouldnt have existed, in turn, without Buddy Holly.
Fools Paradise swings into record stores June 25.
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