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Sandy West


Sandy West (Pesavento)


Drums and Vocals.

Hair Colour


Years active


Sandy West Pesavento (July 10, 1959 – October 21, 2006) was born in Long Beach, California. She was the Drummer in the American,all girl rock and roll band The Runaways. She was also one of the founding members of The Runaways, along with Joan Jett and Kim Fowley.

When she was 9 years old, her grandfather brought her a drum kit. Being a fan of rock and roll, she began practising rock music immediately. She proved she had talent playing the drums, and became professional.

In 2005, Sandy was diagnosed with lung cancer, which later spread to her brain. Sandy died on October 21 2006 at the age of 47.