John H. Francis Polytechnic High School

On Thursday, April 8, 1976, the Runaways, an all female band composed of Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, Lita Ford, Sandy West who died of lung cancer on October 21, 2006 and Jackie Fox played at this local High School in the San Fernando Valley. Admission price was 50¢.

They were signed to Mercury Records later in 1976 and their debut album, The Runaways was released shortly after their signing. They went on to record three more albums: Queens of Noise in 1977, Waitin’ for the Night also in 1977 and finally And Now … The Runaways in 1978.

Runaways Discography

1976 – The Runaways
1977 – Queens of Noise
1977 – Waitin’ for the Night
1978 – And Now… The Runaways

John H. Francis Polytechnic High School
12431 Roscoe Blvd.
Sun Valley, CA 91352