ARTIST: The Runaways
YEAR RELEASED: 1976
CHART ACTION: #194
SINGLES: Cherry Bomb (#106)
OTHER SONGS YOU MAY KNOW: 30,000 Pounds of Bananas… 201 more words
Imagine being just out of high school and having an entire nation looking to you for inspiration. That is what happened to The Runaways.
In the US they were fresh-faced teenage girls playing rock n roll, but in Japan they were a symbol for the oppressed women of that nation that self expression and independence were ideals to be celebrated. 118 more words
IN welcome news for fans of classic rock, legendary Runaways lead singer Cherie Currie has announced a debut five-stop Australian tour in May.
Having waited nearly forty years for the opportunity to see the iconic ‘Cherry Bomb’ singer in the flesh, Australian audiences should go wild for the rocker who, as a 15 year-old in 1975, joined Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Jackie Fox and Sandy West in forming the influential band. 1,678 more words