Happy Mother's Day, dear readers.
In honor of the holiday, a look at the career of one of the hottest moms in glam rock: Lita Ford.
Born in the U.K. as Carmelita Rosanna Ford, "Lita" started playing guitar young and was a teenage member of the all-girl group, The Runaways (Joan Jett was also a member).
Starting an unsuccessful solo career at the dawn of the 80s, Lita bopped around the Sunset Strip and was involved with many other glam musicians, including Nikki Sixx. [For eight degrees of separation, future Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo actually introduced Nikki to Lita]. She also dated Joe Lynn Turner and Tony Iommi and married crazy Chris Holmes. She's currently married to Jim Gillette of Nitro, and they have two kids together.
Her most successful album is the 1988 self-titled release on the RCA label. That album featured "Kiss Me Deadly."
Most recently, Lita lent her voice to "I'll Be Home for Christmas" on the Twisted Sister Christmas album.