Tagged: The Pretenders


Back On The Chain Gang

A year and a half ago, while writing about Chrissie Hynde’s 60th birthday, I noted that the Pretenders’ biggest hit was “Back on the Chain Gang.”  Today marks exactly 30 years since it hit its...


Chrissie Hynde at 60

Chrissie Hynde, the lead singer and main songwriter of the Pretenders, turns 60 today.  Though the Pretenders are a British-based band, Hynde hails from Akron, Ohio, and formed the band after moving to London in the...