Johnny Circus: Lisa Marie Presley- S.O.B. Live

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Source: Johnny Circus- Lisa Marie Presley 

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Real Life Journal

She’s not as good as her father, but most people aren’t, but she can sing. Elvis Presley wasn’t called the king for hell of it. I don’t see him as the King off Rock & Roll and could probably name ten or more rock artists are better, both solo singers and bands. But he had a great voice and some good songs and was a hell of an entertainer. His music was also different from his daughter Lisa Marie Presley. Elvis was a blues rock performer and at times played only rhythm and blues. He was sort of the Eric Clapton but a generation up from Clapton. His daughter Lisa Marie is more of a hard rocker, or even metal, perhaps a Goth performer (according to her outfits) and has a much harder edge to her music. She also has a great voice, but not being headbanger myself and fan of both classic rock R&B, for that alone I would give the edge to her father Elvis Presley when it comes to music. But to each his own and we are free to differ on that. But she’s good in concert and looks great and for that alone is worth checking out.

Johnny Circus: Lisa Marie Presley- S.O.B Live

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Joan Jett: Do You Wanna Touch Me & Androgynous, In Concert- Joan Jett, the Rocker Chick For All-Time

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Source: Joan Jett

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat

Joan Jett hasn’t been a great rocker chick for the 1970s, or the 1980s, or the 1990s, the 2000s, or today. She’s been a great rocker chick for all of those decades and times, because she has a style and brand that is of her own that she has perfected and made work for going on forty years now. She first hit it big in 1977 or 78 when she was still a teenager and has been going on ever since. And her music is about herself and her own life and what she has experienced. And is real and she isn’t someone who tries to be anyone else or has copied anyone else, or has needed to. She’s the ultimate American original.

Songs like Hate Myself For Loving You and I love rock and roll, are about her and her own life. Her own experiences and not some copycat of some other performer that has made it big, or has just made it big and trying to copy of that so they sound hot or cool as well. She’ll never be mistaken for a girl band performer, the female version of a boy bander that became popular in the late 1990s. Because she has her own act and her own style. And wouldn’t want to be part of that anyway.

Joan Jett is the ultimate rebel with a cause, because there really isn’t any other rocker chick you can compare her to. Not least as one who has been nearly as successful and has been as successful for as long as she has. I’m not a huge fan of hers, I like a few of her songs, but the thing I respect most about her is how real she is and original she is. Who does her own thing whether it is considered hot or awesome by the pop culture establishment, or not. And she’s taken a lot os risks and has been very successful as a result.

Joan Jett: Do You Wanna Touch Me

Keith Richardson: Lita Ford Jamming From 2008

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Source: Keith Richardson- Lita Ford

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Real Life Journal

A sexy rocker chick who can play. Just from a guy’s point of view this is great to see. A very attractive woman who is a rocker chick, who can play. You know she’s not just up there because she’a an attractive blonde who wears tight outfits practically all the time as you see on this video. Lita Ford has been as successful as she has been as one of the top rocker chicks of the 1980s, because she can play, sing and write music. She’s not some rock groupie who is around simply to make her rock star boyfriend feel good and live off of him. She’s there because she can play the guitar, sing and has music that millions of hard rock fans love. She’s a woman with a very sexy style, but also someone with some real substance, which is why she’s not just one of the top rocker chicks of the 1980s, but like Joan Jett she’s still playing today. And is someone that young rocker chicks today like Lizzy Hale love and enjoy playing with. Instead of some one-hit wonder who was simply there because she had one song that was a hit and didn’t put an album together. Or ruined her career with alcohol and other drugs.

Keith Richardson: Lita Ford Jamming