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Joan Jett

Joan Jett artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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The Runaways cast

April 10, 2010 A new movie charts the rise and fall of the teenage all-girl band from the 1970s.

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December 25, 2006 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Stephen Thompson, editor for NPR's Song of the D...

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October 20, 2006 By staying true to what she's always done, Joan Jett has survived and thrived in a hostile industry.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Chaka Khan onstage in London in 1985.

September 28, 2011 Hear our favorite song by each of the 15 performers up for induction in 2012.

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October 20, 2006 By staying true to what she's always done, Joan Jett has survived and thrived in a hostile industry.

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July 26, 2006 Decades after her big hit "I Love Rock 'n' Roll," Jett is playing to a new generation of punk fans.

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  • Album: Sinner
  • Artist: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  • Label: Blackheart Records
  • Released: 2006