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ARTIST: The Runaways      

TITLE:  Runaways

YEAR RELEASED: 1976

CHART ACTION: #194

SINGLES: Cherry Bomb (#106)

OTHER SONGS YOU MAY KNOW: 30,000 Pounds of Bananas… 201 more words

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The Runaways - Live in Japan

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

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Cherie Currie: "Every time I get on stage I realise it is something I was born to do"

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

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GLAMDAMMIT : "THE WILD ONES" TRIBUTE TO THE RUNAWAYS

TWIG THE WONDERKID AND JAMES DAVID SPIN FIST-PUMPING ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, PUNK ANTHEMS, AND GLITTERY GLAM-ROCK ALONG WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES A CAVALCADE OF STARS

INGRID AND THE DEFECTORS… 64 more words

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The Runaways: "Cherry Bomb"

Tune du Jour: “Cherry Bomb” – The Runaways
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Anabot vs. The Dandy Warhols vs. Shonen Knife
VOTE, COMMENT, then ROTATE YOUR TIRES… 88 more words
THE CLASH Of Cover Tunes

Cherry Bomb

Hello, world.

Great, now I have “Cherry Bomb” stuck in my head. Can we start over?

“I’m your wild girl.”

Nope, not working. Okay, let’s try to move on from here, because actually, The Runaways and their 1976 song “Cherry Bomb” kind of apply. 525 more words

KTRU Tuesdays: The Runaways

In February 1977 for “Backstage Interview,” Bruce Kessler interviewed Joan Jett and Sandy West of The Runaways. Jett and West discuss how the band formed, early gigs, their musical training, press coverage, gaining more female fans, and their punk persona. 51 more words

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