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Joan Jett

Joan Jett
Born: Sep 22, 1958 in Philadelphia, PA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: By playing pure and simple rock & roll without making an explicit issue of her gender, Joan Jett became a figurehead for several generations of female rockers. Jett's brand of rock & roll is loud and stripped-down, yet with overpowering hooks -- a combination of the Stones' tough, sinewy image and beat, ...Read full biography
Album
Released: 1983
Label: Sony Music Distribution
Critics' Rating:
Album is arguably Joan Jett's strongest non-compilation release, featuring a consistent, freewheelingly wide range of material (which the Blackhearts really tear into) and punchier, more detailed production. ...Read full review
I Love Rock N' Roll [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1981
Label: Blackheart
Critics' Rating:
I Love Rock-n-Roll, Joan Jett's first record with the Blackhearts, was a tougher, louder album than Bad Reputation, primarily because her new backing band gave her a more coherent sound. That dynamic, ...Read full review
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