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.
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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 . She is the eldest of three children. Her father was an insurance salesman and her mother was a secretary. Shortly after the move, her parents divorced and she changed her name to Joan Jett, because she thought it had more of a rock star sound than her birth name she has admitted in recent years that "Jett" was not actually her mother's maiden name, even though that's what she used to tell people.
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.
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