Philadelphia-born Joan Larkin got her start in the band the Runaways (with Lita Ford) when she was just 15 years old. But it was her solo career, which she launched with 1980's 'Bad Reputation' album, that made her a star. 1981's surprise hit 'I Love Rock-N-Roll' was a No. 1 hit single; the album reached No. 2. With her band the Blackhearts, Jett released a string of albums over the years. In 1987, she starred in the movie 'Light of Day' with Michael J. Fox. Jett was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.
Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison and Joan Jett Tour Opener Photos
Bands powered through injuries and storms on trek's first night.
Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett: Tale of the Tape
A look at the vital statistics of all four acts on this summer's biggest tour.
Ted Nugent Says Joan Jett 'Viciously Attacked' Him
Motor City Madman also called Jett "stupid" and suggested the "plastic [surgery] has gone to her brain."
Joan Jett Strikes Back at Ted Nugent: 'He's Not a Tough Guy'
"Ted Nugent has to live with being Ted Nugent. He has to be in that body, so that’s punishment enough.”
Joan Jett Unveils Acoustic Single '(I'm Gonna) Run Away'
First-ever acoustic album 'Changeup' arrives March 25.
Motley Crue Confirm 2022 Stadium Tour and Add Five New Dates
They'll hit the road with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett in June.
35 Years Ago: 'Light of Day' Puts Joan Jett on the Movie Map
Rocker starred alongside Michael J. Fox in the 1987 film.
Wanda Jackson Announces New Joan Jett-Produced Album, 'Encore'
The rock and roll pioneer has announced an upcoming LP featuring several duets with contemporary singers.
Joan Jett’s First Two Albums Turned Into a Graphic Novel
‘Bad Reputation’ and ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll’ get the comic book treatment in honor of their 40th anniversaries.