Pat Benatar may very well be the most popular and influential female rock singer of the late 1970s and ‘80s. Her string of hit albums spanning that period of time were unmatched and her strong, sexy image was a positive influence on a whole generation of aspiring female rockers. Though the apex of her career was during the early to mid-‘80s, Benatar continues to tour, record, and perform with her second husband, guitarist Neil Giraldo.
Pat Benatar was born Patricia Mae Andrzejewski on January 10, 1953 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn to parents of Polish and Irish descent. Patti, as she was then called, grew up in Lindenhurst on New York’s Long Island. From a very early age, young Patti was interested in singing and performing, no doubt influenced... Read More