And now for something completely different: Lita Ford. She was played lead guitar for The Runaways, but I missed that memo, somehow, as a teenage glam-metal fan in the late ’80s. Instead I knew her as the only girl on the scene, who flipped everyone’s world upside down and inside out when she did a duet with Ozzy Osbourne. I didn’t want to be her, exactly, but I was proud of her for going toe-to-toe with the boys.
Here she is by herself, with Kiss Me Deadly: