Joan Jett

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by Joan Jett

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Joan Marie Larkin, 22 September 1958, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Jett was one of the most successful US female singers to emerge from the rock scene of the 70s. She spent most of her childhood in the Baltimore, Maryland area, where she learned guitar as a child, playing along to favourite rock ‘n’ roll records. In 1972, her family relocated to Los Angeles, where she became enamoured with artists including David Bowie, Suzi Quatro, T. Rex and Gary Glitter. At the age of 15 she... Read more

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rock
female vocalists
classic rock
80s
punk
hard rock
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