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  1. The best feminist songs for a fierce playlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... no denying Joan Jett's feminist bona fides: She was a member of the trailblazing all-girl glam-rock group the Runaways, forged a successful solo career. Her first single as a solo artist, released in 1981, is a punky flip-off to those who believe ...

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  2. Friday random ten: Ladies' night, part 32Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Off the Kuff

    I apologize for nothing. I know they've already made a movie about The Runaways, but if another one gets made in the next five years or so, I think Sabrina Carpenter could do a good job as Cherie Currie.

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  3. Hear Lita Ford Cover Led Zeppelin's "The Lemon Song"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... Sarah Longfield, Orianthi and Nita Strauss. Ford began her career performing alongside guitarist Joan Jett in the Runaways before launching her solo career in the Eighties. The Grammy-nominated singer/guitarist will be honored January 20 at the She ...

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  4. Exclusive First Listen: Lita Ford Covers Led Zeppelin's 'The Lemon Song'Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... killing floor' with the great Lita Ford!" A Grammy-nominated singer/guitarist who rocked alongside Joan Jett in The Runaways, Ford will be honored at the She Rocks Awards' fifth annual show on January 20. The She Rocks Awards are hosted by the ...

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  5. Throwback RenaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Bohemian.com

    Lita Ford was only 15 when she joined the burgeoning all-female rock 'n' roll group the Runaways in 1975, playing lead guitar for the band that also featured Joan Jett. The group broke up in 1979.

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  6. #4: Greatest HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... to the next or previous heading. 2 CD, The two disc collection features seven songs featured in the film The Runaways including one previously unreleased track. Re-recorded material featuring several Runaways favorites. Remastered original material. ...

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  7. The Runaways' Jackie Fuchs on Trump, Swans and Sexism in the Music IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | LA Weekly

    Since I interviewed Jackie Fuchs for Bitch magazine in August 2015 , I have been a little a worried about her. She went through an overwhelmingly vulnerable experience, speaking out against a man who sexually assaulted her, in front of multiple witnesses, 40 years ago, when she was Jackie Fox, a teenage member of pioneering all-girl rock band The Runaways.

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  8. Northampton's The Gin Mill cancels three national music act...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Morning Call

    ... 28 and Social call at a Halloween Party on Oct. 29. Lita Ford, a former member of proto-punk female rock group The Runaways, in 1988 had the platinum solo album "Lita," which produced the Top 15 hit "Kiss Me Deadly" and the gold Top 10 hit "Close My ...

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  9. Rule 5 Sunday: J Is For Joan JettRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Other McCain

    Not going to deny it - while I have great lust in my heart for Debbie Harry, and appreciation for a number of other musically-inclined ladies, there is no doubt that the hardest-rocking woman since Elvis was the King is Joan Marie Larkin, better known as Joan Jett. I mean, what's not to like about somebody who quit taking guitar lessons because her teacher kept trying to teach her folk songs? So this week's appetizer is a shot of the Godmother of Punk in her early days with the Runaways.

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  10. Kristen Stewart shows off her edgy side as she goes bra-less in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Punk princess! Kristen Stewart shows off her edgy side as she goes bra-less in black vest and plaid trousers She portrayed Joan Jett in 2010 movie The Runaways, and Kristen Stewart was harking back to the punk era as she stepped out in New York on Thursday. The 26-year-old wore a black blazer and a pair of mustard yellow plaid trousers as she headed inside a building with her entourage in tow.

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  11. Legends, buzzy bands and 11 more things in San Antonio this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... art-rap movement Zef which glorifies trashy, ... more Hard-rock guitarist who was Joan Jett's band mate in The Runaways graduated from that all-teenage-girl band to became one of the first women to break the glass ceiling in her field in the '80s ...

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  12. Runaways Star Hits The Studio With Guns N' Roses TrioRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | WENN Blog

    Former Runaways star Cherie Currie has staged her own mini Guns N' Roses reunion in the studio by recruiting Matt Sorum, Duff Mckagan and SLASH for her new album. The rocker admits she has drummer Sorum to thank for calling on famous friends to join him in the studio, revealing her new album also features guest spots from Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan, Juliette Lewis and Australian duo the Veronicas.

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  13. Today in Music News 9.13.16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... soon due to band members health problems hindering how they'd like to perform. Cherie Currie, ex lead singer of the Runaways , has announced she is coming out with her own solo album with lots of featured artists - like Matt Sorum, Billy Corgan and ...

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  14. Ex-Runaways Singer Cherie Currie Teases New LP With Slash, Billy CorganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... supporting cast, though her own musical legacy proved to be a draw as well. "Little did I know how much the Runaways had influenced so many people," Currie said. "It made me feel so good." Despite the big names attached, the record ended up getting ...

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  15. Ex-Runaways Singer Cherie Currie Announces New Solo LP Featuring Slash, Duff McKagan and OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... process offered Currie an overdue appreciation for her old band's cultural impact. "Little did I know how much the Runaways had influenced so many people. It made me feel so good," she explained. "But that record was shelved for five years." It's ...

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  16. #5: Greatest HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... of representing Joan quite well. They will see the movie and if they like it they will want to know more about The Runaways and Joan Jett and will most likely come across this Greatest Hits on itunes or at F.Y.E. and check it out. The songs on here ...

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  17. Top 50 Hard Rock + Metal Frontwomen of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... Ann and Nancy Wilson in the hard rocking Heart, and Joan Jett and Lita Ford in the all-girl glam/punk group, the Runaways . By the 1980s, prominent frontwomen could be found all over MTV (Pat Benatar, Doro Pesch , etc.), and in the 1990s the ...

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  18. Ex-Runaways guitarist coming to MinotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Minot Daily News

    Guitar Player Certified Guitar Legend 2014 award winner Lita Ford is set to come to Minot as part of Halestorm's upcoming fall tour. From being a teenager playing lead guitar in the groundbreaking band The Runaways, to Top 10, Grammy-nominated solo artist, her career trajectory has led her to support other talented female-fronted groups.

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  19. #8: Greatest HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... of representing Joan quite well. They will see the movie and if they like it they will want to know more about The Runaways and Joan Jett and will most likely come across this Greatest Hits on itunes or at F.Y.E. and check it out. The songs on here ...

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  20. #9: Greatest HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | WHTQ-FM Orlando

    ... of representing Joan quite well. They will see the movie and if they like it they will want to know more about The Runaways and Joan Jett and will most likely come across this Greatest Hits on itunes or at F.Y.E. and check it out. The songs on here ...

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