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Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Songs
- “Bad Reputation”
- “I Hate Myself For Loving You”
- “I Love Rock ‘N’Roll”
- “Crimson and Clover”
- “Light of Day”
- “Dirty Deeds”
- “Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)”
- “I Love Playin’ With Fire”
- “Dead End Justice”
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Bio
Jett was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; her family moved to Los Angeles when she was 12 years old. By the time she was 15, she had formed her first band and was performing around town. Kim Fowley, a Los Angeles record producer, discovered the band at one of their gigs and became their manager; soon, he renamed the all-female group the Runaways and secured them a contract with Mercury Records. The band released three albums that never had much commercial success in America, yet were very popular in Japan; the group was popular in both the Los Angeles hard rock and punk scenes, which led to Jett’s production of the Germs’ first record, (GI). The Runaways group broke up in 1980 and Jett moved to New York to begin a solo career.
Jett formed the Blackhearts between Bad Reputation and her second album, 1981’s I Love Rock-n-Roll; the group included guitarist Ricky Byrd, bassist Gary Ryan, and drummer Lee Crystal. Released at the end of 1981, I Love Rock-n-Roll became her greatest success, sending her into the Top Ten. Originally the B-side of an Arrows single, the title track was an enormous success, spending seven weeks at number one in the spring of 1982. The follow-up single, a version of Tommy James & the Shondells’ “Crimson and Clover,” went Top Ten as well; a single of Gary Glitter’s “Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah),” taken from the Bad Reputation album, reached number 20 in the summer of 1982. Album, released in 1983, went gold yet had no hits that compared with either “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” or “Crimson and Clover.”
When Jett returned with a new album after her tour, it was with guitarist Dougie Needles, longtime drummer Thommy Price, and even longer-time associate Kenny Laguna all on board. 2013’s Unvarnished represented a stunning return to the form of the early days of the Blackhearts and featured a song produced and co-written with Dave Grohl.
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