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By playing 100 % pure and simple rock and roll & move without building an explicit problem of her gender, Joan Jett became a figurehead for many generations of feminine rockers. Jett’s make of rock and roll & roll is normally noisy and stripped-down, however with overpowering hooks — a combined mix of the Rocks’ challenging, sinewy picture and defeat, AC/DC chords, and glam rock and roll hooks. Because the many covers she’s recorded present, she adheres both to rock and roll custom and breaks with it — she has classic three-chord rock and roll & roll, however she also enjoys the trashy components (specifically, Gary Glitter) from it aswell, and she takes on having a defiant sneer. From her 1st music group, the Runaways, through her hit-making times within the ’80s using the Blackhearts until her unpredicted revival within the ’90s, she hasn’t transformed her music, however she’s kept her quality control high, producing one classic solitary (“I REALLY LIKE Rock ‘n Move”) on the way. Jett was created in Philadelphia, Pa; her family shifted to LA when she was 12 yrs . old. By enough time she was 15, she got formed her 1st music group and was carrying out around city. Kim Fowley, a LA record producer, found out the music group at among their gigs and became their supervisor; quickly, he renamed the all-female group the Runaways and guaranteed them a agreement with Mercury Information. The music group released three albums that never really had much commercial achievement in America, however had been extremely popular in Japan; the group was well-known in both Los Angeles very difficult rock and roll and punk moments, which resulted in Jett’s production from the Germs’ first record, (GI). The Runaways group split up in 1980 and Jett transferred to NY to begin with a solo profession. Teaming up with manufacturer/supervisor Kenny Laguna, Jett separately released her self-titled debut record in 1980 in the us, since no brands had been interested in putting your signature on her. The record was a far more traditional rock and roll & move record compared to the punky Runaways, however it maintained her prior band’s defiant attitude. The record marketed perfectly for an unbiased release, resulting in a agreement with Boardwalk Information, who reissued the record under the name Poor Reputation; it shortly climbed to amount 51 over the American graphs. Jett created the Blackhearts between Poor Status and her second recording, 1981’s I REALLY LIKE Rock-n-Roll; the group included guitarist Ricky Byrd, bassist Gary Ryan, and drummer Lee Crystal. Released by the end of 1981, I REALLY LIKE Rock-n-Roll became her best achievement, sending her in to the TOP. Originally the B-side of the Arrows solitary, the name track was a massive achievement, spending seven weeks at number 1 within the springtime of 1982. The follow-up solitary, a edition of Tommy Adam & the Shondells’ “Crimson and Clover,” proceeded to go Top Ten too; an individual of Gary Glitter’s “WOULD YOU Wanna Contact Me (OK LAST ONE),” extracted from the Poor Reputation record, reached amount 20 in the summertime of 1982. Record, released in 1983, proceeded to go gold however got no strikes that weighed against either “I REALLY LIKE Rock ‘n Move” or “Crimson and Clover.” Jett starred in Paul Schrader’s 1987 film Light of Time, which featured the very best 40 name song, however she didn’t possess another TOP strike until 1988, when “I Hate Myself for Adoring You,” extracted from the Up Your Alley record, hit amount eight; the record became her second platinum record. Following the album’s achievement, her career got another gradual period, with 1990’s all-covers record The Strike List rendering it to amount 36 and 1991’s Notorious failing woefully to graph. Between Notorious and 1994’s Pure and Basic, a new era of feminine rockers came old and everyone from hard option rockers like L7 towards the minimalist riot grrrl punk rockers like Bikini Get rid of claimed Jett as well as the Runaways as an impact. As a result, Pure and Basic received even more press and reviews that are positive than some of her albums because the middle-’80s. In 1995, Jett documented the live recording Evilstig with the rest of the members from the Gits, a Seattle punk rock-band whose lead vocalist, Mia Zapata, was raped and murdered in 1993. Jett reunited using the Blackhearts for the 1999 recording Fetish, and in 2006 Sinner, a go back to her punk origins (and ten of whose 14 tunes had been on the 2004 Japanese-only record Nude), arrived. The next couple of years had been spent touring with places for the Warped Tour so when an opening work for rings like Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, and Green Time. When Jett came back with a fresh record, it had been with touring guitarist Dougie Fine needles, longtime drummer Thommy Cost, and also longer-time associate Kenny Laguna all up to speed. 2013’s Unvarnished symbolized a stunning go back to the proper execution of the first times of the Blackhearts and highlighted a song created and co-written with Dave Grohl.

Quick Facts


Full Name Joan Jett
Height 1.66 m
Profession Actor, Guitarist, Film producer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Music Producer
Education Wheaton High School
Nationality American
Siblings Anne Larkin, James Larkin
Music Groups The Runaways, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Music Songs Bad Reputation, Do You Wanna Touch Me?, I Hate Myself For Loving You, Dirty Deeds, Love Hurts, Have You Ever Seen the Rain?, Love Me Two Times, Summertime Blues, Wooly Bully, A.C.D.C., Time Has Come Today, Celluloid Heroes, Little Liar, Hanky Panky, Call Me Lightning, Roadrunner USA, Too Bad on Your Birthday, I Love Rock ’n Roll, Androgynous, Season of the Witch, Everyday People, Just Lust, This Means War, Mash Together, Glad All Over, I Wanna Be Your Dog, You Don't Know What You've Got, Why Can't We Be Happy, I Love Playing with Fire, Soulmates to Strangers
Albums Unvarnished, 1979, The Hit List, Bad Reputation, Album/Glorious Results of a Misspent Youth, Joan Jett
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Juno Award for International Single of the Year
Movies Light of Day, Boogie Boy, By Hook or by Crook, The Sweet Life, Endless Bummer, Lock and Roll Forever, Multiple Sarcasms, Big Driver, National Lampoon Presents: Surf Party
TV Shows Musikladen


  • Facts
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#Fact
1 She has English and Irish ancestry.
2 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2015 on December 16, 2014.
3 'Weird Al' Yankovic spoofed her song "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" as "I Love Rocky Road".
4 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2012 on September 27, 2011.
5 Sang, at Cal Ripken's request, the national anthem at the game in which Ripken tied Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played.
6 Is a vegan.
7 Was only 23 when her song "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" hit #1.
8 Is portrayed by Kristen Stewart in The Runaways (2010).
9 Featured as a (2010) Mattel Barbie Doll in the Ladies of the '80s Pink Label Collection [#R4461] along with Debbie Harry and Cyndi Lauper. [July 2009]
10 Songs "Bad Reputation" and "Cherry Bomb" are ranked #29 and #52 respectively on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs.
11 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time - #89 "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts as published by Rolling Stone magazine on June 12, 2008.
12 (June 6, 2008) She and Gibson USA announced the launch of the Joan Jett Signature Melody Maker guitar marking the first Gibson electric signature model designed in conjunction with a female artist.
13 Ranked #66 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists along with the Blackhearts.
14 Ranked #54 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
15 The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time - #484 "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts as published by Rolling Stone magazine in November 2004.
16 Nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts) for the song "I Hate Myself for Loving You". [February 1989]
17 Inducted into the WAMA (Washington Area Music Association) Hall of Fame in 1993.
18 Nominated for a Canadian Indie Award for Favourite International Artist/Group or Duo of the Year (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts). [February 2007]
19 Songs of the Century - #177 "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" as compiled by the Recording Industry of America and the National Endowment for the Arts in 2001.
20 First inductee into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame held on October 15, 2006 at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts.
21 In the early 1980s, she reportedly starred in a film in which she played a version of herself (a member of an all-girl rock band) called "We're All Crazy Now". After being stalled for several years, it was revamped and released as Du-beat-e-o (1984).
22 Her single, "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" went to #1 on the Billboard charts in 1982.
23 After her parents divorced, she changed her last name to Jett, her mother's maiden name.
24 Ranked #32 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
25 Has held season tickets to New York Liberty games since the inception of the WNBA in 1997.
26 Though there have been several attempts to reunite Joan's 1970s band, The Runaways, Jett has stated that they always fall apart because former bandmate, Lita Ford, walks out on the rehearsals. Ford is usually the instigator of the reunions.
27 Seen in the 2000 Broadway revival of "The Rocky Horror Show" as the character Columbia.
28 She and Lita Ford were members of the all-female rock group The Runaways.
29 She started her own record label, Blackheart Records, because no one else would sign them.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
7th Secret writer: "Love Is Pain" filming
Trolls 2016 writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising 2016 performer: "TIME HAS COME TODAY"
The Muppets. TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Girl in a Band 2015 TV Movie documentary writer: "Cherry Bomb", "School Days" - uncredited
Miss You Already 2015 writer: "Miss You Already"
Barely Lethal 2015 writer: "Make it Black", "Bad Reputation" uncredited
An Evening with Alice Cooper 2015 TV Movie writer: "House of Fire"
The DUFF 2015 writer: "Bad Reputation"
Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Behaving Badly 2014 writer: "Bad Reputation"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Family Guy 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kick-Ass 2 2013 writer: "I Hate Myself for Loving You" - as Jett
Jimmy Kimmel Live! TV Series writer - 1 episode, 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2008
Warehouse 13 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Once Upon a Time TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
One Piece Film Z 2012 writer: "Bad Reputation"
True Blood 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011 performer - 1 episode, 2011
Fresh Meat 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
I Melt with You 2011 writer: "Bad Reputation"
NBC Sunday Night Football 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Broken Hearts 2010 performer: "Crimson and Clover"
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock 2010 Video Game writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Dirty Girl 2010 performer: "Do You Want To Touch Me Oh Yeah"
Easy A 2010 writer: "Bad Reputation"
Tante Herthas Rindsrouladen 2010 TV Movie performer: "I Love Rock n' Roll"
Multiple Sarcasms 2010 writer: "Fetish"
90210 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kick-Ass 2010 "Bad Reputation"
The Cleveland Show TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
The Runaways 2010 performer: "I Want You", "Love Is Pain", "Crimson and Clover", "I Love Rock n' Roll", "Bad Reputation" / writer: "Hollywood", "Cherry Bomb", "You Drive Me Wild", "California Paradise", "Dead End Justice", "I Love Playin' With Fire", "School Days", "Don't Abuse Me", "I Want You", "Love Is Pain", "C'Mon", "Bad Reputation"
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball 2010 Video writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Dancing with the Stars 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright 2009 Video performer: "Glad All Over"
Endless Bummer 2009 writer: "Bad Reputation"
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 2009 writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You"
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Entourage 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Baby Mama 2008 writer: "Bad Reputation"
In Twilight's Shadow 2008 Short writer: "Kiss On The Lips"
Jammin' 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
7th Inning Stretch 2006 TV Movie documentary writer: "Five", "Riddles"
The O.C. 2003-2006 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
RV 2006 writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone 2006 Documentary performer: "Judy Is A Punk"
The Investigators TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Bad News Bears 2005 "Bad Reputation"
Standing Still 2005/II performer: "Bad Reputation" / writer: "Bad Reputation"
The Gits 2005 Documentary performer: "In A Past Life"
Searching for Bobby D 2005 writer: "Bad Reputation" - as Jett
Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology 2003 Video writer: "Bad Reputation" concert version, "Bad Reputation" original version, "Fake Friends", "The French Song", "Cherry Bomb", "Good Music", "I Hate Myself For Lovin' You", "Little Liar" original video, "Little Liar" concert version, "Backlash", "Don't Surrender", "Only Good Thing", "Go Home", "Eye To Eye", "As I Am", "Fetish"
Las Vegas 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Wonderland 2003 performer: "Bad Reputation" 1981 / writer: "Bad Reputation" 1981
The Wire 2003 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Queer Eye 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sweet Life 2003 writer: "The Sweet Life", "Fetish", "Watersign", "Sherry"
I Love the '80s 2002 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Just Can't Get Enough 2002 performer: "Do You Wanna Touch"
Dawson's Creek 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sex with Strangers 2002 Documentary performer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You" / writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You"
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! 2001 Video writer: "Bad Reputation", "Cherry Bomb", "I Hate Myself For Loving You", "Fetish"
Shrek 2001 performer: "Bad Reputation" 1981 / writer: "Bad Reputation" 1981
The Fluffer 2001 writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Freaks and Geeks TV Series performer - 18 episodes, 1999 - 2000 writer - 18 episodes, 1999 - 2000
I'm the One That I Want 2000 Documentary writer: "Cherry Bomb", "Bad Reputation"
Mary and Rhoda 2000 TV Movie performer: "Love Is All Around"
Detroit Rock City 1999 writer: "School Days"
10 Things I Hate About You 1999 performer: "Bad Reputation" / writer: "Bad Reputation"
Rounders 1998 writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You"
Southie 1998 performer: "Cherry Bomb" / writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Boogie Boy 1998 writer: "Full Cycle"
Slaves to the Underground 1997 performer: "Activity Grrrl", "You Got A Problem" / writer: "Activity Grrrl", "You Got A Problem" - as J. Jett
Sparkler 1997 performer: "Do You Wanna Touch"
Union Square 1997 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life 1997 TV Special performer: "Bad Reputation" / writer: "Bad Reputation"
Striptease 1996 writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You", "Frustrated"
Not Bad for a Girl 1995 Documentary performer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog", "Bad Reputation"
Tank Girl 1995 performer: "Let's Do It"
Northern Exposure 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dazed and Confused 1993 writer: "Cherry Bomb"
Highlander 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Alice Cooper Trashes the World 1990 Video writer: "House Of Fire"
Days of Thunder 1990 writer: "Long Live the Night"
Light of Day 1987 performer: "Sweet Emotion", "Rabbit's Got the Gun" / writer: "This Means War", "Rabbit's Got the Gun"
The American Way 1986 writer: "Fantasy"
Gotcha! 1985 writer: "Gotcha Where I Want Ya"
Du-beat-e-o 1984 performer: "You Don't Know What You've Got", "I Want You", "Tell Me", "You Can't Get Me", "We're All Crazy Now" / writer: "You Don't Know What You've Got", "I Want You", "Tell Me", "You Can't Get Me", "We're All Crazy Now"
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style 1983 Video documentary performer: "Bad Reputation" - uncredited / writer: "Bad Reputation" - uncredited
Urgh! A Music War 1981 Documentary performer: "Bad Reputation" / writer: "Bad Reputation"
The Old Grey Whistle Test 1977 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Runaways Live in Japan 1977 TV Movie writer: "California Paradise", "You Drive Me Wild", "Cherry Bomb", "C'Mon", "I Love Playin' With Fire", "Blackmail"
Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway 1976 TV Movie lyrics: "Cherry Bomb" / music: "Cherry Bomb"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
7th Secret filming Writer (Love is Pain)
Undateable John post-production Roxy
The Muppets. 2016 TV Series Joan Jett
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll 2015 TV Series Joan Jett
Big Driver 2014 TV Movie Betsy Neal
Multiple Sarcasms 2010 Lead Singer
Endless Bummer 2009 Del
Lock and Roll Forever 2008 Charlotte Superstar
Repo! The Genetic Opera 2008 Guitar Player (uncredited)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2008 TV Series Sylvia Rhodes
Godly Boyish 2004 Short Narrator (voice)
The Sweet Life 2003 Sherry
By Hook or by Crook 2001 News Interviewee
Walker, Texas Ranger 2000 TV Series Dierdre Harris
Boogie Boy 1998 Jerk
Talking About the Weather 1994 Short
Highlander 1992 TV Series Felicia Martins
Light of Day 1987 Patti Rasnick

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sugar! 2016 music
Freaks and Geeks 1999-2000 TV Series composer - 12 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Undateable John executive producer post-production
The Runaways 2010 executive producer
Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology 2003 Video producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vito 2011 Documentary special thanks
In Twilight's Shadow 2008 Short special thanks
What We Do Is Secret 2007 special thanks
The Gits 2005 Documentary the filmmakers would like to thank
Whether You Like It or Not: The Story of Hedwig 2003 Video documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 2003 TV Series Herself
Coup d'état 2003 Herself
Full Frontal Fashion 2003 TV Series Herself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary Herself
Whether You Like It or Not: The Story of Hedwig 2003 Video documentary Herself
Uncut: The True Story of Hair 2002 Documentary Herself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! 2001 Video Herself
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
Kiss My Grits: The Herstory of Women in Punk and Hard Rock 2001 Documentary Herself
In the Life 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back 1995-2001 TV Series documentary Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2000 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Roseanne Show 2000 TV Series Herself - Guest
Ellen 1997 TV Series Herself
Unsolved Mysteries 1996 TV Series documentary Herself
Not Bad for a Girl 1995 Documentary Herself
Late Night with David Letterman 1987-1991 TV Series Herself - Guest
Main Street 1987 TV Series documentary Herself
Du-beat-e-o 1984 Herself (Runaways member)
Musikladen 1977-1983 TV Series Herself
Top '82 1983 TV Movie Herself
Leather and Lace 1983 TV Movie Herself
Top of the Pops 1982 TV Series Herself
Urgh! A Music War 1981 Documentary Herself
The Old Grey Whistle Test 1977 TV Series Herself
Tomorrow Coast to Coast 1977 TV Series Herself
The Runaways Live in Japan 1977 TV Movie Herself (as The Runaways)
Power Chord TV 2017 TV Series post-production Herself
Dare to Be Different 2017 Documentary post-production Herself - The Runaways, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - singer / songwriter
The Voice 2016 TV Series Herself
Today 1987-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
Hello World! 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Narrator
Ordinary World 2016/I Herself
The 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2015 TV Movie Herself - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Live with Kelly and Michael 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Alternative Press Music Award Show 2014 TV Movie Herself
The Joy of the Guitar Riff 2014 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006-2014 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 1994-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself - Musical Guest
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Talk 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013 TV Movie Herself
American Music Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2006-2013 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The View 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
I Heart Radio Music Festival: Night One 2013 TV Movie Herself
I Heart Radio Music Festival: Night Two 2013 TV Movie Herself
Two: The Story of Roman & Nyro 2013 Documentary Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Punk Singer 2013 Documentary Herself
Lexicon Devil 2012 Documentary Herself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Rage 2011 TV Series Herself
Video Killed the Radio Star 2010 TV Series documentary Herself
Lemmy 2010 Documentary Herself
The Music Video Exposed 2010 TV Series Herself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright 2009 Video Herself
VH1 Rock Honors 2008 TV Movie Herself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2008 TV Special Herself
The Hour 2007 TV Series Herself
The Henry Rollins Show 2007 TV Series Herself
American Chopper: The Series 2007 TV Series Herself
Jammin' 2006 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2006 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Extra 2006 TV Series Herself
Good Morning America Weekend Edition 2006 TV Series Herself
7th Inning Stretch 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Steven's Untitled Rock Show 2006 TV Series Herself
Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone 2006 Documentary Herself
Faustbook 2006 Video Herself (uncredited)
Long Island Music Hall of Fame's 1st Induction Awards Gala 2006 TV Movie Herself - Presenter
Handmade Modern 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The Investigators 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The Gits 2005 Documentary Herself - Interviewee
City Confidential 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
The Al Franken Show 2004 TV Series Herself
The O'Reilly Factor 2004 TV Series Herself
Staffers 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
Nine Days in New Hampshire 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
War Stories with Oliver North 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2003 TV Series Herself
Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology 2003 Video Herself
Crossing Over with John Edward 2003 TV Series Herself
When I Was a Girl 2003 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC 2015 TV Movie Herself
JBTV 2010 TV Series Herself
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Herself
The Sweet Lady with the Nasty Voice 2008 Documentary Herself
Good Morning America Weekend Edition 2006 TV Series Herself
Edgeplay 2004 Documentary Herself
Making of 'Highlander: The Series' 1992 TV Movie documentary Felicia Martins (uncredited)
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style 1983 Video documentary Herself
Top of the Pops 1982 TV Series Herself

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#Quote
1 [on her refusal to appear in Edgeplay: A film about the Runaways] To me, the Runaways is my baby, so you have to understand my perspective. If there's gonna be a Runaways movie, it should be about what we accomplished, the tours we did, the bands we played with, the people we inspired. I'm not gonna participate in a Jerry Springer fest, bottom line. With any band, you're gonna have interpersonal conflicts, but if that's what they thought the Runaways were about, about breaking a bass or putting on make-up, well, it's very disappointing. Very, very disappointing. I wanted nothing to do with it because that's not the band I was in. [The film] was a totally different take on what went down.
2 I don't want to lessen my own achievements, but it's just not that difficult [to play in a band]. If you're in good health and like to travel, I don't see why more women don't automatically want to do it.
3 I think there's nothing better than seeing a three-chord straight up rock 'n' roll band in your face with sweaty music and three minute good songs.
4 [When asked what would people find unique about her] That I'm not mean.
5 [on the symbolism of two of her tattoos in Budget Living magazine] The triangle on my chest represents the divinity of myself and others. The band around my arm represents the creative essence of life in a swirl of positive and negative forces.

#Trademark
1 Often wears black eyeliner
2 Mezzo-soprano vocals
3 Deep husky voice
4 Covers of older rock songs
5 Often wears black clothing
6 Short choppy jet black hair
7 Leather vest and leather pants
8 Gibson melody maker guitar

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