Joan Jett

Joan Jett
File:Joan Jett May 2005.jpg
Joan Jett, with The Blackhearts, performing at the "Tribute to Our Heroes" celebration at Fort Hood, Texas in May 2005
Background information
Birth nameJoan Marie Larkin
Also known asJoan Jett
Born (1958-02-02) February 2, 1958 (age 62)
OriginWynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States
GenresRock, hard rock, punk rock, Glam Punk
OccupationsSinger-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar
Years active1975–present
LabelsBlackheart, Epic, Boardwalk, MCA, CBS/Sony, Warner Bros.
Associated actsThe Runaways, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Notable instruments
Gibson Melody Maker
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Joan Jett (born February 1958) is an American singer and guitarist. She is best known for her number one single "I Love Rock n Roll". Jett has a punkish, tomboy appearance and is a Democrat.

In 2015, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.[1]


  1. McDonald, Soraya (16 December 2014). "Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Lou Reed and Green Day among those to join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame". The Washington Post. Retrieved 12 June 2015.