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

Review by 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 ...

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Joan Jett: Return Of The Jett Girl

Profile and Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, February 1980

HELLO, hello, she's back again! Joan Jett, the Runaway with the solid gold rock 'n' roll heart has returned, bouncing to a Gary Glitter soundtrack ...

Joan Jett: Joan Alone

Interview by Kris Needs, New York Rocker, June 1980

Ex-Runaway leaves a London Launching pad ...

Joan Jett

Live Review by Roy Trakin, Musician, June 1981

TONIGHT, the smoky Rock Lounge is filled with sassy fifteen-year-old teeny-boppers in leather jackets, jeans and black Converse sneakers, looking tough, chewing gum and hanging ...

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: I Love Rock 'n' Roll (Boardwalk)****

Review by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, February 1982

FORGIVE ME for dragging the old reprobate's moniker into such lively proceedings, but Kim Fowley has at last been vindicated in his endless trumpeting of ...

Joan Jett: I Love Rock ā€˜Nā€™ Roll

Review by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, March 1982

JOAN JETT'S first solo album, Bad Reputation, suffered from a number of flaws, I pointed out in my review of the time; listening to it ...

Joan Jett: Whomping The Suckers With A Superball

Report and Interview by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, April 1982

"IT'S SO HARD to even think of being famous, of having that responsibility. It's really weird, I mean – me!! – a rockstar! Hey, are ...

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: I Love Rock And Roll (Epic)

Review by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, April 1982

JOAN JETT is 23 years old. She's been in rock and roll for the last 10 years. It shows. ...

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Interview by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, May 1982

"GET THE GUYS in the picture," drawls Joan Jett, "I mean, this isn't Kim Wilde you know!" ...

Joan Jett Is A Very Nice Girl

Interview by Iman Lababedi, Creem, June 1982

The Public's Vindication of an Ex-Runaway ...

Joan Jett: Selling Records Is The Best Revenge

Profile and Interview by Jim Green, Trouser Press, June 1982

"I LOVE ROCK'N'ROLL" has to be one of the corniest, old hat, lowest-common denominator clichés of all, right? The phrase conjures images of barechested, bluejeaned ...

Joan Jett: Heart Attack

Report by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, November 1982

KENNY LAGUNA and Joan Jett are a real double-act for the funnybone. It's no empty coincidence that their names fit together: JETT-LAG. Like Little and ...

Eleganza: Sneer & Sneer Again

Column by John Mendelsohn, Creem, August 1983

IF I NEVER glimpse another Rock 'n' Roll Bad Boy sneering at me on my television screen, trying to impress me with how unashamedly wicked ...

Joan Jett Unchained

Interview by Karen Schlosberg, Creem, October 1986

"YOU PICKED AN interesting time to visit." Michael J. Fox has his tongue planted firmly in cheek as he stands in the backyard of a ...

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Up Your Alley (Blackheart/CBS)

Review by Amy Linden, Spin, July 1988

HOW DO I love Joan Jett? Lemme count the ways, 1, 2, 3, 4! ...

Joan Jett: Her Life Was Saved By Rock & Roll

Interview by Richard Gehr, Music & Sound Output, July 1988

IT FIGURES THAT JOAN JETT WOULD BE A BALTIMORE ORIOLES FAN. Like the Orioles, the three-chord rock’n’roll she’s purveyed for more than a decade has ...

Motorcycle Slut With The Mystic Cross: Joan Jett roars up the alley in Singapore

Report and Interview by Gerrie Lim, unpublished, December 1989

JOAN JETT is sitting in a dressing room a long, long way from home, and the perceptible sliver of anxiety in her voice suggests that ...

What Happened To Angry Female Music Stars?

Comment by Jude Rogers, Guardian, The, March 2010

Are there any angry women left in rock and pop? Joan Jett, riot grrrl figurehead Kathleen Hanna and others talk about where it went wrong ...

see also Runaways, The

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