93. The Runaways

An earlier entry discusses the importance of the Go-Go’s who were able to make history by being the first all female band who performed all their own instruments and wrote their own songs who went to number one. As important as that feat was, there have been many who have pointed to the Runaways as being the more important all female band.   Like the Go-Go’s; the Runaways were an all female band who played their own instruments. Where the Runaways differed was that they were all teenagers, were still learning to play their instruments and got together with the help of producer, Kim Fowley. The above led to side effects that were both positive and negative. On the plus side, the fact that the passionate teen girls were still cutting their teeth musically led to a raw sound that was perfect for the upcoming Punk movement that was set…
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