Joan Jett

Joan Jett

 

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Joan Marie Larkin (born September 22, 1958),[2] 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.[3] 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.[4] She has three albums that have been certified Platinum or Gold, and has been a feminist icon throughout her career.[5][6][7] She has been described as the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll.[8] She is also known as the Godmother of Punk.[9] In 2015, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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I Love Rock 'n Roll is the second studio album by Joan Jett and the first to feature her backing band The Blackhearts.
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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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Today in rock history; Joan Jett and Farm Aid are born, The Band goes brown and Gary Numan rides "Cars" to a U.K. no. 1
  –  September 22, 2017
Today in rock history: on this date in 1958, rocker Joan Jett was born in Wynnewood ... As the follow up to their monumental 1968 debut album, Music From Big Pink, the group, mostly made up of Canadian natives, proved that their first outing was no ...
et Quote: Joan Jett
  –  September 22, 2017
Joan Jett. Joan Marie Larkin was born on September 22 ... She is the original feminist icon in a male-dominated music scene, which led to her being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. • Jett has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.
I Love Rock 'n' Roll: Joan Jett's Life in Photos
  –  September 21, 2017
(It didn't help that her instructor kept trying to steer her toward folk music.) So she quit ... Years later, Mattel would make a Barbie doll in Joan Jett's image. It was in the Ladies of the '80s Pink Label Collection, which also included Debbie Harry ...
Today in rock history; Joan Jett and Farm Aid are born, The Band goes brown and Gary Numan rides "Cars" to a U.K. no. 1
  –  September 22, 2017
Born Joan Marie Larkin, Jett adopted her now infamous stage name and ... As the follow up to their monumental 1968 debut album, Music From Big Pink, the group, mostly made up of Canadian natives, proved that their first outing was no fluke.
et Quote: Joan Jett
  –  September 22, 2017
Joan Marie Larkin was born on September 22 ... She is the original feminist icon in a male-dominated music scene, which led to her being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. • Jett has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.
Joan M. Anzivine
  –  September 22, 2017
WATERBURY – Joan Marie (Michaud) Anzivine, 80 ... She also enjoyed singing in church choirs, listening to country music and was a Boston Red Sox fan. Left to carry on her legacy as a matriarch are her three daughters, Karen and her husband William ...
I Love Rock 'n' Roll: Joan Jett's Life in Photos
  –  September 21, 2017
Joan Marie Larkin was born September 22 ... (It didn't help that her instructor kept trying to steer her toward folk music.) So she quit. Joan discovered glam rock at Rodney Bingenheimer's English Disco on Sunset Boulevard in L.A., where Iggy Pop first ...
HISTORIC YARDLEY: The first Harvest Day bustled with competitions, old-fashioned competitions, a flea market and a ‘Beer’ Garden
  –  September 13, 2017
They were welcomed by borough officials, a delegation of Harvesters and contest judges Joan Marie and Mrs. George Roberts ... There were pony rides, games, refreshments and music. The Yardley Art Association sponsored its annual Clothesline art exhibit ...

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