Lita Ford Newswire

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  1. Robert Earl KeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Phoenix New Times

    To the uninitiated, Robert Earl Keen sound like he's a political assassin you forgot about. Instead he's a singer-songwriter, mining that country, folk, and bluegrass you forgot about when you came away from too many Wednesday karaoke nights thinking Lita Ford's "Kiss Me Deadly" was a country song.

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  2. Lita Ford and Lzzy Hale Cover the Runaways Live in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Guitar Player

    Lita Ford and supporting act Dorothy Martin played to a sold-out show at New York City's Webster Hall last night, April 27. The two performed "Cherry Bomb," the hit song by Ford's Seventies group the Runaways, with assistance from Halestorm singer and guitarist Lzzy Hale. Ford and Hale also performed "Close My Eyes Forever," a song from Ford's 1988 solo album, Lita, cowritten by Ford and Ozzy Osbourne.

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  3. Halestorm's Lzzy Hale Joins Lita Ford for 'Close My Eyes Forever' in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | WWBN-FM Burton

    As soon as the tour was announced, many fans began to connect the dots and wonder when Halestorm 's Lzzy Hale would join Lita Ford onstage to take on the classic song "Close My Eyes Forever." That collaboration recently happened during a performance in Spartanburg, S.C. and fan-shot footage can be seen above.

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  4. Erie County Fair welcomes Bret Michaels, Lita Ford and Warrant at Rockfest concertRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 21 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Erie County Fair announced a rock concert was added to the GUSTO Grandstand lineup as part of the National Grid Concert Series. On Wednesday, Aug. 10, opening day of the Erie County Fair, Rockfest will take the stage at 7 p.m. featuring Bret Michaels with Lita Ford and Warrant.

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  5. After four decades, rock 'n' roll badass Lita Ford stays true to her craftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Charleston City Paper

    April 24 12 p.m. $35 98 Rockfest Exchange Park Fairgrounds Ladson 98xonline.com Lita Ford first came onto the music scene in the 1970s as the guitarist for the ground-breaking band the Runaways, an all-girl group that also included Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, Sandy West, and Jackie Fox. Then came the '80s, a time in which Ford reinvented herself as the top female performer in the male-dominated world of heavy metal, releasing a string of successful solo albums.

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  6. Lita Ford's epic rock memoir and her lost vintage LP that's finally releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Alabama Live

    More specifically the blonde singer/guitarist came across analog tapes from a boozy never-released late-80s recording session, decades later in the home she was living in the Caribbean at the time. "There were a bunch and bunch of tapes," Ford says.

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  7. Sun Herald interview: Lita Ford of HalelstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | Sunherald.com

    Lita Ford said she loves playing shows in Biloxi. One of the founding members of the highly influential Runaways, said she is looking forward to coming back to the Coast.

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  8. The Return Of Lita FordRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 7 | Mi2n

    ... of Darkness" in musical circles. But for metal-heads like me there is only one Queen that we pay homage to: Lita Ford. Picture this: It's a hot summer day in June of 1985 and I'm walking downtown to guitar lesson with a black electric guitar ... 1 comment

  9. Hard-Rock Queen Lita Ford Looks Back Over a Runaway LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | Houston Press

    Shortly before hitting her commercial peak in 1988 with her third solo record, Lita , and its two monster singles and videos "Kiss Me Deadly" and "Close My Eyes Forever" - Lita Ford remembers having a not-so-friendly backstage interaction with George Lynch, then the guitarist for Dokken.

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  10. Rocker Lita Ford headlines Duck Tape Festival entertainment: Short...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 3 | Cleveland.com

    ... more than 60,000 duct tape enthusiasts from around the world. Headlining the entertainment is British rocker, Lita Ford, who will be performing at 8:30 p.m. June 17 on the main stage sponsored by Kalahari Resorts. Additional entertainment June 17 ...

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  11. Lita Ford details rocky relationship with Tony Iommi in new memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Former Runaways star Lita Ford refuses to pay attention to negative comments about her allegedly abusive relationship with former fiance Tony Iommi. The female rocker opens up about her tumultuous romance with the Black Sabbath guitarist in her new memoir, "Living Like A Runaway," in which she accuses Iommi of attacking her on at least two occasions as he battled severe drug addiction.

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  12. Lita Ford Defends Tony Iommi Abuse AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    Former Runaways star Lita Ford refuses to pay attention to negative comments about her allegedly abusive relationship with former fiance Tony Iommi . The female rocker opens up about her tumultuous romance with the Black Sabbath guitarist in her new memoir, Living Like A Runaway, in which she accuses Iommi of attacking her on at least two occasions as he battled severe drug addiction.

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  13. The Return Of Lita FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... of Darkness" in musical circles. But for metal-heads like me there is only one Queen that we pay homage to: Lita Ford. Picture this: It's a hot summer day in June of 1985 and I'm walking downtown to guitar lesson with a black electric guitar ...

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  14. Lita Ford of The Runaways discusses autobiography, Joan Jett and new CD, 'Time Capsule'Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... of Generation X's "Kiss Me Deadly" and the power balled duet with Ozzy Osbourne, "Close My Eyes Forever." She is Lita Ford , the undisputed "queen of heavy metal," who has enjoyed a four decade-plus career as a rocker. But the road hasn't been easy, ...

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  15. The Return Of Lita FordRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... of Darkness" in musical circles. But for metal-heads like me there is only one Queen that we pay homage to: Lita Ford. Picture this: It's a hot summer day in June of 1985 and I'm walking downtown to guitar lesson with a black electric guitar ...

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  16. Toledo's 'Rock the Arena' was a massive successRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... the first two acts of the day; New Jersey's Trixter and Charlotte's FireHouse . Rather, it was the one and only Lita Ford that kicked off the day for me. Her band sounded good and she successfully back loaded her set with a trio of radio hits that ...

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  17. Lita Ford: The 70s were a different placeRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | No Rock&Roll Fun

    Lita Ford freaked out a bit when she realised The Runaways were mostly gay : "This was in the early '70s, mid-'70s, so I was not aware of homosexuality; I didn't know anything about it. And it was still in the closet; nobody came out and said, 'I'm gay' - nobody came out at that time.

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  18. Lita Ford kisses, rocks and tells in her long-awaited memoir 'Living Like a Runaway'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    When 17-year-old Lita Ford showed up to audition for her first rock band, she was sporting a recently broken nose and an eye bright-red from a burst blood vessel. Fortunately, the buxom blond guitarist was trying out for a spot in an all-teenage band called the Runaways, and the girlfight badges were probably a selling point.

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  19. Review: Ace Frehley rips it up at Saban TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Guitar legend Ace Frehley crushed the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills on Saturday night, packing in fans for an ear-blasting rock n' roll assault of KISS classics and Ace solo favorites, played louder than hell and shouted out loud by all in attendance. Opening the night was Lita Ford, no rock newbie herself.

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  20. Lita Ford: The 70s were a different placeRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | No Rock&Roll Fun

    Lita Ford freaked out a bit when she realised The Runaways were mostly gay : "This was in the early '70s, mid-'70s, so I was not aware of homosexuality; I didn't know anything about it. And it was still in the closet; nobody came out and said, 'I'm gay' - nobody came out at that time.

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