Joan Jett

Joan Jett



Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin, September 22, 1958)[1] is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress.

She is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with the Runaways, including the hit song "Cherry Bomb". The Blackhearts' song "I Love Rock 'n Roll" was number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 from March 20 to May 1, 1982.[2] Her other popular recordings include "Bad Reputation", "Crimson and Clover", "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)", "Light of Day", "I Hate Myself for Loving You" and "Dirty Deeds".

Jett has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.[3] She has three albums that have been certified Platinum or Gold, and has been a feminist icon throughout her career.[4][5][6] She has been described as the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll.[7] She is also known as the Godmother of Punk.[8] In 2015, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.



The Runaways
I Love Rock 'n Roll
I Love Rock 'n Roll is the second studio album by Joan Jett and the first to feature her backing band The Blackhearts.
Bad Reputation
Bad Reputation is the debut solo studio album by American recording artist Joan Jett, originally self-released in 1980 as Joan Jett after her previous band The Runaways disbanded, then re-issued on Boardwalk Records in 1981 as Bad Reputation.

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Joan Jett Documentary Bad Reputation to See Light of Day
  –  February 9, 2018
“Joan Jett has a pure rock and roll heart and her influence ... Jett co-starred in the 1987 film Light of Day with Michael J. Fox. Jett’s music has been featured in several soundtracks. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.
Joan Jett’s ‘Bad Reputation’ Documentary Lands at Magnolia
  –  February 9, 2018
“Joan Jett has a pure rock and roll heart and her influence ... From a script by Joel Marcus, “Bad Reputation” was solely financed by global music company BMG. The film is produced by Peter Afterman and Carianne Brinkman, and executive produced ...
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts to Perform Post-Game Saturday Night
  –  February 8, 2018
while fellow country music singer Hunter Hayes hits the Summerfest Stage on March 9 and pop stars All-Time Low will finish off the season on April 14. Joan Jett is an originator, an innovator, and a visionary. As the leader of the hard- rocking Blackhearts ...
Go see Joan Jett & The Blackhearts after the Admirals game on Saturday
  –  February 7, 2018
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will perform a live show from the Summerfest ... The Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famer's appearance is the second of four shows in the 2018 Admirals Concert Series. Country music stars Brothers Osborne performed postgame on Jan ...
“Bad Reputation” Review: Joan Jett’s Sexuality is Everywhere in Her New Documentary
  –  January 29, 2018
How do you top Joan Jett? According to Kevin Kerslake’s new documentary Bad Reputation, you don’t; the most you can do is listen up and take notes. Unlike several of her bandmates, Jett’s love of music was enough, inevitably shaking her from a jaded ...
Ricky Byrd discusses new album 'Clean Getaway' and Joan Jett
  –  January 24, 2018
Digital transformation of music On the impact of technology in his music routine ... In 2015, Byrd was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with Joan Jett and The Blackhearts (Lee Crystal and Gary Ryan). "I'm a kid from the Bronx.
Blondie Recruit Joan Jett For 'Doom or Destiny' Music Video
  –  December 7, 2017
( Iconic singer Debbie Harry has united with another rock legend, Joan Jett, for Blondie's latest music video, "Doom or Destiny", qhich is taken from Blondie's most recent album, Pollinator, the band's 11th studio effort. The clip stars Harry and ...


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