Birth Name: Lita Rossana Ford
Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 1975–1995, 2008-present
Genres: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock
Lita Ford (born Carmelita Rossana Ford, September 19, 1958) is a British-born, American rock musician and singer who was the lead guitarist for The Runaways as well as a successful solo artist. In 1975 at the age of 16 she joined the all-female rock band The Runaways, for whom she played lead guitar. They then scored a record deal and released their first album in 1976. It was not long before the all-girl formation caught the eye of the media. Ford's guitar skills made her a driving force in the band and a permanent member from her arrival to the band's eventual break-up. In 1979, disagreements were erupting within the band, who had since parted ways with producer Kim Fowley, lead singer Che...
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