ShareTHEN: Bassist, 1977-1978)
NOW: Producer, director, screenwriter, 50, Los Angeles
"I was already gearing up and planning to go to film school when I detoured to join the Runaways. I remember waking up one morning in Los Angeles, a few days before we were set to fly to London to record our fourth album, and realizing I just didn't want to go. I was over it. But the Runaways set the tone for everything that has followed in my career. Most of the content I produce [like Real Stories of the Highway Patrol] is dark and edgy."
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »