While Joan Jett wrote and performed her own music, she also recorded a lot of cover songs. The song was released in and reached No. It was released on her first cover album The Hit List in This was definitely one of them. She had been a fan of British glam rock singer Gary Glitter who originally wrote the song in the s. She decided to do her own version of it and gloss it up with a bit of 80s flair. Released in the summer of , it reached No.
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Joan Jett is a rock and roll pioneer and icon. From her teenage years with the legendary Runaways and right up to her brand new album, ' Unvarnished ,' Jett has been rocking full throttle for the better part of 40 years now, and is showing no signs of stopping anytime soon. Whether as writer or interpreter, Joan knows her way around a good song.
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Joan Jett born Joan Marie Larkin , September 22,  is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress. Jett has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. Joan Marie Larkin was born on September 22, , to James and Dorothy Larkin,  at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania , a suburb of Philadelphia although some sources list her birth date as September 22, , which is incorrect .
Joan Jett has always surrounded herself with musicians that fed off her energy and passion. Her catalog is filled with original songs and iconic covers version that have defined Joan Jett as one of the leading interpreters of classic rock masterpieces. When researching the rock and roll vaults for artists of integrity and authenticity; one will find Joan Jett at the top of that search. There are so many great Joan Jett Songs that picking a top 10 list was a task filled with anguish. In our attempts, we made sure to focus on her biggest hits and also the songs that defined the Joan Jett sound that we have fallen completely in love with.