SUZI QUATRO - The Suzi Quatro Story 12 GOLDEN HITS Hard Rock 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

  "The Suzi Quatro Story - 12 Golden Hits" is the 1975 compilation vinyl lp album by American Singer and Bass Guitar player Suzi Quatro. This album was produced by Mike Chapman And Nicky Chinn.


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Suzi Quatro: The Trailblazing Rock Icon Who Broke Down Barriers for Women in Music.

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Suzi Quatro is a trailblazing musician, actress, and author known for her pioneering role in the male-dominated world of rock music. Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1950, Quatro was raised in a musical family and began playing bass guitar at a young age. She went on to form her own band and became a sensation in the UK and Europe in the 1970s with hits like "Can the Can" and "48 Crash." With her tough-girl image and leather jumpsuits, Quatro broke down barriers for women in rock music and paved the way for future female artists.

Quatro's musical career began in the late 1960s when she formed a band called The Pleasure Seekers with her sisters Patti and Arlene. The group played a mix of rock, pop, and soul music and quickly became popular in their hometown of Detroit. In 1971, Quatro was discovered by producer Mickie Most, who invited her to come to England and record some songs. She signed with his label, RAK Records, and released her first single, "Rolling Stone," in 1972.

Quatro's breakthrough came in 1973 with the release of "Can the Can," which became a huge hit in the UK and Europe. The song's driving beat and Quatro's powerful vocals and bass playing made her an instant sensation. She followed up with another hit, "48 Crash," which established her as a major force in rock music. Quatro's tough-girl image and leather jumpsuits made her stand out from other female artists of the time, who were often more demure and feminine.

Over the next few years, Quatro released a string of successful albums and singles, including "Devil Gate Drive," "Daytona Demon," and "If You Can't Give Me Love." She toured extensively and became known for her high-energy live shows. Quatro also acted in several TV shows and movies, including the British sitcom "Happy Days," where she played the character Leather Tuscadero. Her acting career helped to further cement her status as a cultural icon.

Quatro's influence on rock music can still be felt today. She inspired a generation of female artists who followed in her footsteps, including Joan Jett, Chrissie Hynde, and The Runaways. Quatro's music has been covered by numerous artists over the years, including punk rockers The Ramones and the all-female metal band Girlschool.

In addition to her music and acting career, Quatro is also an author. She has written several books, including an autobiography titled "Unzipped" and a novel called "The Hurricane." Quatro has also been recognized for her contributions to music and entertainment. She was inducted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2022.