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Queen of Metal “Lita Ford”

Queen of Metal “Lita Ford”
October 22
07:59 2014

Queen of Metal “Lita Ford”

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Lita Ford was born on September 19, 1958 in London, England, and grew up in Los Angeles.

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In 1975, at the age of 16, Ford was recruited by recording impresario Kim Fowley to join the all-female rock band he was assembling called The Runaways. The band soon secured a recording contract and released their first album in 1976.

 

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The ballad “Close My Eyes Forever”, a duet with Ozzy Osbourne, remains her most successful song, reaching No. 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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Ford had a small role in the 1992 horror/comedy film Highway to Hell playing a character called “The Hitchhiker”.

In the mid-1980s, Ford was briefly engaged to guitarist Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath.

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