LITA FORD Memoir
A riveting read from beginning to end, Living Like A Runaway is the mind blowing new memoir from Lita Ford, the reigning queen of heavy metal. Lita takes us on a roller coaster ride from her first days in the Runaways teaching Joan Jett how to play barre chords, through the rise and fall of her solo career, raising her 2 beautiful sons followed by the darkest period of her life and finally her triumphant return to the music scene with her critically acclaimed comeback album “Living Like A Runaway”.
In an ever growing field of rock star memoirs, Lita Ford’s rises to the top with her captivating stories of personal encounters with Eddie Van Halen, Nikki Sixx, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Bon Jovi, Poison and many many more. Lita has spent her entire career proving that women can play rock ‘n roll, facing criticism and discrimination from not only managers and record executives but also fellow musicians including a surprising and unsettling story about a guitarist from a popular ’80′s rock band.
Lita’s tell all memoir is full of heart warming stories, shocking rock star revelations that will blow your mind and touching personal moments that will bring you to tears. Living Like A Runaway is a must read for all fans of rock music. - Michael Ervin
Lita has graced the covers of many rock magazines through the years and in her book tells the story of her photo shoot with Doro for the cover of RIP magazine.
Lita Ford is a platinum selling artist with 2 Grammy nominations and won Metal Edge magazine’s award for Best Female Rock Performer for 10 years in a row. in 2014 Lita received Guitar Player’s coveted Certified Legend Award and was inducted into their Hall of Fame.
“One of the greatest female electric guitar players to ever pick up the instrument” – Elle
“The only serious musician in her band (The Runaways), Lita would resurface just a few short years later fronting her own projects and doing things the way she had always wanted to. Lita Ford was just what the women’s movement in the rock ‘n roll world needed. The girl was born to rock!” – Dee Snider
Lita has a new album coming out on April 15th titled “Time Capsule” which is a collection of never before heard songs recorded back in the day. “There was a shitload of these 24 analog tapes in the closet in my house,” Ford recalls. “This is some of the best work I’ve ever done and it was just sitting there”. Time Capsule is a “throwback” record that boasts identifiable voices and brilliant players jamming without any planning or pressure. Some of the album`s highlights: Billy Sheehan (bass), Rodger Carter (drums), Dave Navarro (mandolin), Jeff Scott Soto (vocals), Rick Nielsen and Robin Zander (backing vocals) and Gene Simmons (bass).
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