Tag Archives: Joan Jett

Miley Cyrus Launches LGBT Youth Fund With Musical Help From Joan Jett

From Facebook page of the Happy Hippie Foundation: Officially launching The Happy Hippie Foundation today with #HappyHippiePresents: Backyard Sessions! Watch the full video of Joan Jett and i performing “Different” now and donate to help us raise funds to create digital support groups for LGBT youth and their families #HappyHippie. All the videos will be released here first so check ...

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At The 2015 Rock Hall Of Fame Inductions

Among this year’s inductees were Joan Jett, Green Day, and Ringo Starr, who had previously been inducted with the Beatles.

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2015 Rock Hall Inductees: Joan Jett, Green Day, Lou Reed, Ringo Starr

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has unveiled its list of inductees for the 2015 class. Via Rolling Stone: Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Bill Withers and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will all join the class of 2015. Ringo Starr will be given the Award For Musical Excellence ...

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BROOKLYN: Joan Jett Fronts Nirvana At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Last night the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted its 2014 class at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, where Joan Jett was among the women who stepped in to front inductees Nirvana in the place of Kurt Cobain, who committed suicide 20 years ago last week. Nirvana’s emotional induction included speeches from Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, as well as his mother, ...

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#1 Thirty Years Ago Today

Joan Jett’s cover of the 1975 flop by British power pop band Arrows pulled her from the Runaways pack and into the hearts of baby dykes worldwide. One of those baby dykes was my clubbing pal Razor (real name: Dorothy), who emerged from Jett’s backstage to show me her hickey’d neck after I’d waited out front through a lackluster performance ...

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch Cherry Bomb

I’ll admit I’m quite skeptical about the coming Runaways biopic. But holy crap, this cast cover of their 1976 proto-punk classic Cherry Bomb totally does NOT suck. Just true enough to the original and different enough too. Dakota Fanning, who knew? (Yes, I was rocking the original on 8-track in my ’73 Lemans. Suck it, kiddies.)

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HomoQuotable – Joan Jett

“It was initially kind of laughing, like that kind of smiling, going, ‘What are you doing? You can’t do this. Girls don’t play rock ‘n’ roll.’ And when they saw were really serious about it, the attitude kind of changed. Anything from really just insulting and dirty, nasty things. Calling us names, every name that you can call a woman. ...

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What DADT? U.S. Military Uses Openly Lesbian Joan Jett to Promote Fleet Week

I find it more than a little annoying that while the Obama administration continues to kick out highly skilled soldiers like Lt. Dan Choi and Lt. Col. Victor Fehrehbach, the U.S. Navy has NO problem using openly lesbian rocker Joan Jett to promote NYC’s Fleet Week. Over on the website of the Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, you’ll find several photos ...

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