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The Runaways

11 Ratings: 4.1
A punk rock band

A U.S. '70s glitter/punk band known for their hit song Cherry Bomb.  Lita Ford and Joan Jett were the guitarists for the band.

2 reviews about The Runaways
Quick Tip by . July 03, 2011
Not merely the best distaff rock band of the genre's history, these girls epitomized the frustrated aggression and knowing camp of their garish era. Though their popularity was limited to superstardom only in L.A. and Tokyo, their influence is nigh-incalculable, and comparable to that of their contemporaries (The Ramones, Cheap Trick). They're often imitated (sometimes very well, as by The Donnas), but never bettered.
Quick Tip by . March 29, 2010
The Runaways were the first and last all girl punk band. Period. End of story. There is no room for discussion.
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