Who is Joan Jett
Joan Jett is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, and actress. Jett is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.
She earlier founded and performed with the Runaways, which recorded and released the hit song “Cherry Bomb”
Born on September 22, 1958 (age 63 years), Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States, Joan is the oldest of three children.
Her father was an insurance salesman and her mother was a secretary. Her family was Protestant, attended church, and went to Sunday school, but were not strict in their religious beliefs.
Joan Jett Bad Reputation
Bad Reputation is the debut solo studio album by American recording artist Joan Jett. It was originally self-released in 1980 as a self-titled album after her previous band The Runaways disbanded.
It was then re-issued on Boardwalk Records in 1981 as Bad Reputation. The album was positively received by critics and reached number 51 on the Billboard 200.
Record producer Kenny Laguna financed the album’s recording sessions using borrowed studio credits.
Recorded before Joan Jett formed The Blackhearts, the majority of the album featured Jett backed by members of the Roll-Ups, with Lea Hart on guitar, Jeff Peters on bass and Paul Simmons on drums.