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Lita Ford
Lita Ford playing a guitar onstage
Ford performing in 2012
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Birth name Lita Rossana Ford
Born 19 September 1958 (1958-09-19) (age 62)
London, England
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1975–1995, 2008–present
Labels Mercury, RCA, JLRG Entertainment, SPV/Steamhammer
Associated acts The Runaways, Joan Jett, Ozzy Osbourne, Cherie Currie, Lemmy

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.

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