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The Runaways

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Biography:
Birth Place: United States
Years Active: 1975–1979
Genres: Hard Rock, Glam Rock, Punk Rock

The Runaways were an American all-girl rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s. The Runaways were formed in late 1975 by drummer Sandy West and rhythm guitarist Joan Jett after they had both introduced themselves to producer Kim Fowley. Starting as a power trio with singer/bassist Micki Steele, The Runaways began in the party and club circuit around Los Angeles. They soon added lead guitarist Lita Ford who had originally auditioned for the bass spot. Steele was fired from the group, later resurfacing in The Bangles. Local bassist Peggy Foster took over on bass but left after a month. Lead singer Cherie Currie was found and recruited in a local teen nightclub cal...

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Albums:

The Best Of Dee Jay & The Runaways

Queens Of Noise

Live In Japan

The Runaways

Waitin' For The Night

The Runaways - The Mercury Albums Anthology

Young & Fast

Peter Rabbit

20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collect…

More Albums


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Photo Gallery:
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Videos:
Robert Pattinson's Mystery Girl Revealed to Be Riley Keough

Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner & Dakota Fanning at 'The Runaways' Movie Premiere - LA

Cherie Currie

Glam and Punk Movies - Genre Jam

All Video News


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