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Cherry Bomb
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Cherry Bomb
Adam Stark, from The Kicks, is here to teach you how to play "Cherry Bomb” by The Runaways. The Runaways were an all girl rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970’s.
 
Though the band never found major success in the United States, in '77 they became a sensation in Japan, thanks to the hit single, "Cherry Bomb." This song was written and released in 1976, with Joan Jett on guitar and Cherie Currie on vocals. Jett would later go on to re-recorded and release “Cherry Bomb” on her 1984 solo album, Glorious Results of Misspent Youth
 
"Cherry Bomb" is The Runways most well known song. It ranked at #52 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs, and was featured in the video game, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, as a playable song. You may have even seen the 2010 feature film, The Runaways, which also featured a dramatic recreation of this song being written. 

Adam plays a Gibson Melody Maker Special in the lesson.


Adam Stark
    Adam Stark is a blues/rock based guitar player born and raised in Nashville, TN. His love for rock 'n roll of the 60's and 70's has shaped his style towards that of Jimmy Page, Billy Gibbons, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. His experience in the music industry has included years of touring for country, rock, and Christian acts, studio sessions, and running his own music lessons business. He is currently the lead guitar player and songwriter for the Nashville-based rock band, The Kicks.

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 "CHERRY BOMB"
Written by Kim Fowley and Joan Jett
Peermusic Ltd. o/b/o itself and Jett Pack Music, Inc. (BMI) (100%)

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Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Beginner|Intermediate
Genres:
Rock
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