Maya Ford

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Maya Ford
Birth name Maya Anne Ford
Born (1979-01-08) January 8, 1979 (age 38)
Origin Oakland, California, U.S.
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Bassist
Years active 1993—present
Labels Lookout!, Atlantic, Purple Feather
Associated acts The Donnas

Maya Anne Ford, (born January 8, 1979 in Oakland, California) is the bass player of rock band The Donnas.[1] She also goes by the name Donna F.[2]

Early life[edit]

Maya Anne Ford, was born on January 8, 1979 in Oakland, California, on the same day as her fellow band member Torry Castellano. She met future bandmates Tory Castellano, Brett Anderson and Allison Robertson in junior high school.[3] They formed a band in 8th grade called Ragady Anne, later calling themselves The Electrocutes at Palo Alto High School.[4] Ford started to play the bass guitar at age 13. Initially she was playing guitar (she received an acoustic guitar from her cousin), but then she decided to switch to the bass, because she could not handle the chords.[5] When her band (then known as Screen) started in May 1993, she had had approximately six months of playing experience.


  1. ^ "Maya Ford". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-03-21. 
  2. ^ Weiss, Dan. "Top Ten Sexiest Fat Chicks in Music". L.A. Weekly. Retrieved 2016-03-21. 
  3. ^ "Mayhem and mood swings -- a day with the Donnas". SFGate. 2004-11-06. Retrieved 2016-03-21. 
  4. ^ "The Donnas with Blondie and Pat Benatar". Retrieved 2016-03-21. 
  5. ^ "The Donnas Interview". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 

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