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Lita Ford
Revs Up
Jergle's

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita and Bobby Rock

Lita and Bobby Rock

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

Lita Ford

July 20, 2021

Lita Ford, former member of The Runaways and the First Lady of hard rock guitar, made a stop at Jergle's on Monday night.

The audience came out to rock and Miss Ford delivered.  Opening with her first hit single "Gotta Let Go" from 1984's Dancin' On the Edge, Lita and her tight three-piece backing band came out smoking.

Dressed in leopard print top and black pants, Ford came out playing her iconic B.C. Rich Warlock guitar.   The 2014 stage used model of that guitar is going to be on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame starting July 26th.

The band played songs from every aspect of her career including "Cherry Bomb" from her Runaways days.  Ford even threw in a couple of songs that haven't been in the current set list.  Songs like "Falling In and Out Of Love" which was written during her relationship with Nikki Sixx, and "Back To The Cave" from 1988's Lita album found their way into the set.

A few of cover tunes like Elton John's "The Bitch Is Back," The Sex Pistols' "Black Leather" and Alice Cooper's "Only Women Bleed" were also mixed in nicely.

When she broke out the white double neck guitar, the crowd roared as they knew the next song was going to be "Close My Eyes Forever."  Guitarist Patrick Kennison did a nice job on the Ozzy parts of the duet.

The fifteen song set came to a close with Ford's signature song, "Kiss Me Deadly."

If you missed Lita last night, you still have two opportunities to see her in the Cleveland area.  She will be in Mentor tonight and Lorain tomorrow.

Check her out! 

Review and photos by Greg Drugan