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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Joan Jett And The Blackhearts’ “I Love Rock ‘N Roll”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2020 - 8:52 am

Gotcha Covered

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am

More Joan Jett stories

Joan Jett – “Jeepster” (T. Rex Cover)

Historically, things have worked out well when Joan Jett has covered UK glam-rock jams. That, after all, was what Jett was doing when she came…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2020 - 9:25 am

Deap Vally – “Space Age Love Song” (A Flock Of Seagulls Cover)

Martha Coolidge's 1983 movie Valley Girl starred Nicolas Cage and Deborah Foreman as star-crossed SoCal lovers in a storyline inspired by Romeo And Juliet. Just…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2020 - 11:18 am

L7 – “Fake Friends” (Joan Jett And The Blackhearts Cover) (Feat. Joan Jett)

L7 have shared a new cover of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts' "Fake Friends," and they've recruited none other than Joan Jett herself to perform…
James Rettig | April 21, 2020 - 10:23 am

Arrows Frontman Alan Merrill, Who Wrote “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” Dead From Coronavirus

Alan Merrill, who fronted the '70s rock band Arrows and co-wrote "I Love Rock 'N' Roll," has died at the age of 69 due to…
James Rettig | March 29, 2020 - 8:06 pm

Green Day – “Oh Yeah!”

Is the world ready for a Gary Glitter renaissance? No! Absolutely not! That would be a terrible idea! And yet Glitter, the former glam-rock star…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2020 - 11:55 am

Watch Joan Jett Join Bikini Kill On “Rebel Girl” In Brooklyn

Earlier this year, Bikini Kill got back together and announced their first shows in 22 years. By all accounts, those reunion shows have been great…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2019 - 9:18 am

Watch Nirvana Members’ Reunion Set At Cal Jam

Foo Fighters held their second annual Cal Jam music festival last night at San Bernardino’s Glen Helen Region Park. In addition to the billed lineup
Julia Gray | October 7, 2018 - 11:41 am

Sundance Announces M.I.A. And Joan Jett Docs, Blaze Foley Biopic

Next year's Sundance Film Festival just announced the list of movies, both features and documentaries, that'll appear in competition at next year's festivals. A ton…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2017 - 10:49 am

Justin Bieber Meets DGC’s 1994 Roster At Saint Laurent Show

Look, I don't entirely understand how Fashion Week works. But if it can get one of the world's reigning pop stars into a room with…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2016 - 9:35 am

Darlene Love – “Forbidden Nights” Video (Feat. Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Joan Jett & Bill Murray)

With producer Phil Spector, the singer Darlene Love made exactly one timeless pop song, 1963's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)." She sang the song on…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Runaways’ Jackie Fox Releases Statement In Response To HuffPo Story Challengers

The Runaways' Jackie Fox (aka Jackie Fuchs) has shared a statement in the wake of last week's Huffington Post story detailing her sexual assault by…
James Rettig | July 13, 2015 - 10:14 am

Joan Jett, Cherie Currie Issue Statements About Bandmate’s Rape Allegations

Two days ago, former Runaways bassist Jackie Fuchs (aka Jackie Fox) and songwriter Kari Krome came forward for the first time with some horrifying and…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2015 - 11:39 am

Runaways Bassist Speaks For The First Time About Being Raped By Kim Fowley In Front Of Her Bandmates

Please be advised that some of the content in this article may be triggering for some readers. When music industry figure Kim Fowley…
Caitlin White | July 9, 2015 - 12:28 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder & Pete Townshend Play Their Songs Together At “Celebrating The Who” Tribute Concert

The Who embarked on an extensive 50th anniversary tour this spring, and just last week, Rolling Stone published a very candid interview with Pete Townshend…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2015 - 10:57 am
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