Lita Rossana Ford (born 19 September 1958) is an English-born American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. She was the lead guitarist for the all female rock band the Runaways in the late 1970s before embarking on a successful glam metal solo career, that hit its peak in the late 1980s. The 1989 single “Close My Eyes Forever”, a duet with Ozzy Osbourne, remains Ford’s most successful song, reaching No. 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
The Runaways, Joan Jett, Ozzy Osbourne, Cherie Currie, Lemmy
Lita Rossana Ford
Glam metal heavy metal punk rock
Musician, singer, songwriter
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
1975 1995, 2008 present
United States of America, United King