Joan Jett tops the charts with her song “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”

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Joan Jett tops the charts with her song “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”

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Madison Rackett, Spring Editor

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March 20, 2019

The song was written and recorded in 1975, but wasn’t released until 1982. This song made Jett a household name. Her three cord anthem was originally written by a British group called the Arrows. She discovered the song while touring in the U.K..

Jett kicked off her solo career with a roughed-up version of Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” in 1979 and a debut album called Bad Reputation in 1980. While the title track of the album has been regarded as a classic, it wasn’t until 1982’s,”I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” from the Bad Reputation  album Joan Jett became a household name.

Information taken from History.com

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