Joan Jett

Joan Jett



Joan Marie Larkin (born September 22, 1958),[1] known professionally as Joan Jett, 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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New Joan Jett documentary, "Bad Reputation," to premiere at 2018 Sundance Film Festival
  –  December 6, 2017
The Jett documentary is the first in a planned series of music-related movies and TV programs from the BMG record label and publishing company. "We are incredibly excited and proud [of Bad Reputation]," says BMG executive Justus Haerder. "Joan Jett is an ...
Watch Joan Jett in Blondie's Apocalyptic 'Doom or Destiny' Video
  –  December 6, 2017
Debbie Harry and Joan Jett co-host an apocalyptic news broadcast in ... "Politics have become the new pop culture phenomena, but it seems the current landscape of music videos has so little to do with true protest or some kind of social message.
Video: Blondie, ‘Doom or Destiny,’ feat. Joan Jett
  –  December 6, 2017
Debbie Harry and Joan Jett star as news anchors in this Rob Roth-directed music video that offers an apocalyptic vision of current affairs, which Roth describes as “a ‘fuck you’ to what’s going on in the world and a call to arms for women ...
Blondie And Joan Jett Fight Sexism, Consumerism, And "Fake News" In New Music Video
  –  December 6, 2017
“We wanted to comment on the bizarre state of media and news in the current political ‘idiocracy’ we are watching play out in real time,” Debbie Harry, Blondie’s frontwoman, said in a press release. She described the video to i-D as “the most ...
Blondie and Joan Jett Appear in Video for 'Doom or Destiny'
  –  December 6, 2017
They have their own style and were pioneers of the modern age of punk and rock. I am so proud to have been invited to contribute to ‘Doom or Destiny’, I love the music and I love the message,” says Joan Jett.
BMG Moves Aggressively Into Film With Joan Jett, T. Rex, Reggae Documentaries (EXCLUSIVE)
  –  December 6, 2017
Joan Jett is an American icon and Kevin Kerslake has created a superb ... The company has revealed three feature-length music documentaries in production in addition to “Bad Reputation,” all three represented by Submarine: “The Children of The ...
newsflash: debbie harry and joan jett narrate the impending apocalypse
  –  December 6, 2017
The lead single and album opener features longtime friends Debbie Harry and Joan Jett -- uniting two of the most iconic women ... ve ended up with a first-look at the brand new accompanying music video, that is. Described by Debbie Harry as, “The most ...
Sundance Announces M.I.A. And Joan Jett Docs, Blaze Foley Biopic
  –  December 1, 2017
A ton of the movies have music-world connections. The list includes documentaries about M.I.A. and Joan Jett, a biopic about the country-music outlaw Blaze Foley, and the directorial debut of the Coup’s Boots Riley.
Joan Jett, Robin Williams Documentaries to Premiere at Sundance
  –  November 30, 2017
Bad Reputation,' a film about Joan Jett's life, will premiere during the 2018 Sundance ... City – frame this history of the 'greatest club of all time.'" In addition, a music-oriented film has been selected to compete in the World Cinema Documentary ...
Joan Jett, M.I.A., Studio 54 Docs Among Films Premiering at 2018 Sundance Film Festival
  –  November 30, 2017
Among the notable slate of music-focused indies announced on Wednesday (Nov. 29) for next year's event are intimate portraits of legendary rocker Joan Jett, as well as a doc on the famed New York nightlife mecca Studio 54 and a behind-the-scenes look at ...
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts coming to Shooting Star Dec. 1
  –  November 24, 2017
Joan Jett began her music career at just 15 years old with the formation of her band, The Runaways, which was discovered and signed by Mercury Records. The Runaways became highly popular in Japan, but by 1980, the group broke up and Jett began pursuing a ...


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