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Joan Jett: I Love Rock 'N' Roll (Boardwalk)

Mitchell Cohen, Creem, March 1982

IF ANY OF rock's male marauders (say Triumph, or Rush) opened up an LP with a stop 'n' start thumper about spotting a 17-year-old number by the record machine and taking said number home for some action, and if the thuumper had a chorus like "I love rock 'n' roll/So put another dime in the juke box, baby" (Dime? Try three plays for eight bits), you can bet that the crapometer would be reading about 88% by the time the guitar solo came galloping around the bend.

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