Happy Birthday Sandy West!

July 10th is Sandy’s birthday, so I’m celebrating with some of my favorite Sandy-related videos and drum tracks. Rest in peace, Sandy. We miss you, but we’ll kick ass together again someday.

Sandy West interview from 1994. She talks about how she got started with the drums and the early days of The Runaways. Beautiful!

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“Lost in Love’s Magic”, The Sandy West Band. Sandy sings! This is one of my favorite Sandy songs.

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“Neon Angels on the Road to Ruin,” live in Japan:

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“Midnight Music,” Sandy and Cherie on St. Patrick’s Day, 1986. Love the hair and shoulder pads, ladies!

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“Dead End Justice,” live in Ohio in 1976. I wish I had a video of the band performing this.

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Joan Jett’s tribute to Sandy, during the Sinner tour in 2006/2007.

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We miss you, Sandy West (7/10/1959 – 10/21/2006)

My thoughts and prayers are with Sandy West’s friends and family today, just in case they need them. Let’s celebrate her life and music with some videos:

Neon Angels on the Road to Ruin – check out that drum solo!

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