Knowledge Identifier: +Joan_Jett
Born in 1958.
Countries: United States (61%), United Kingdom (11%), Canada (5%)
Linked to: Aerosmith, Wheaton High School, Baltimore Orioles, Cadillac
She moved to Rockville, Maryland, in 1967 where she attended Randolph Junior High and Wheaton High School
Sandy West - In 1975 she met producer Kim Fowley, who gave her the phone number of another young musician in the area, guitarist Joan Jett
In 1979, Joan Jett was in England pursuing a solo career
Jett's self-titled solo debut was released in Europe on May 17, 1980
Leslie Glass (entertainer) - Throughout the 1980s, Glass manned the most prominent bar in front of the concert stage that frequently featured acts such as Kix, Joan Jett, Ted_Nugent, and Guns N' Roses
Frank Infante - During Blondie's hiatus in 1981, Infante went on to work on Joan Jett's album "Bad Reputation"
The new single was a re-recording of the title track, "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" originally written and recorded by Arrows, which in the first half of 1982 was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks in a row
During this time, Jett co-wrote the song "House of Fire", which appeared on Alice Cooper's 1989 album "Trash"
Carl Perkins - During 1989, Perkins signed a record deal with Platinum Records LTD for an album with the title "Friends, Family, and Legends", featuring performances by Chet Atkins, Travis Tritt, Steve Wariner, Joan Jett and Charlie Daniels, along with Paul Shaffer and Will Lee. During 1992, during the production of this CD, Perkins developed throat cancer
The Riot Grrrl movement started in the 1990s, with Bikini Kill as a representative band, and many of these women credited Jett as a role model and inspiration
Jett returned to producing for the band Circus Lupus in 1992 and again, in 1994, for Bikini Kill
Joan Kirner - In 1993, she famously appeared on "The Late Show" with colleague David White, MLA, in a musical skit performing Joan Jett's "I Love Rock 'n' Roll"
In 2005, Jett and Laguna celebrated the 25th anniversary of Blackheart Records with a sellout show at Manhattan's Webster Hall
Pink (singer) - In 2006, Pink was chosen to sing the theme song for "NBC Sunday Night Football", "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night", which is a take on "I Hate Myself for Lovin' You" by Joan Jett
Amy Lee - In 2006, "Blender" listed Lee as one of the hottest women in rock alongside such singers as Joan Jett, Courtney_Love and Liz Phair
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts headlined the Albuquerque, New Mexico, New Mexico Freedom Fourth celebration on July 4, 2007, with an estimated crowd of 65,000 in attendance at the annual outdoor event
Cherie Currie - "The Runaways", a 2010 biographical drama film executive-produced by Joan Jett, focuses on the group's early beginnings and explores the relationship between Currie and Jett
In March 2016 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts opened for The Who at Madison Square Garden
In September 2018, Jett signed a music distribution deal with Sony Music's Legacy Recordings, making her catalogue officially available for streaming
In April 2019, Jett will perform "Bad Reputation" at WWE's WrestleMania 35 as Rousey is introduced
Wanda Jackson - She did, however, reiterate that she is in the process of recording a new album produced by Joan Jett which she hopes to complete in 2019