Joan Jett: Five Acts of Legend

The great Joan Jett goes under the microscope in this edition of "Five Acts of Legend."
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> She was a founding member of the Runaways in 1975. Svengali Kim Fowley marketed them as jailbait puppets, but the aggro girl power—and creativity—couldn’t be constrained.

> Sex Pistols Paul Cook and Steve Jones joined her in 1979 to record a version of the Arrows’ “I Love Rock and Roll.” In 1982, Jett’s reworking with the Blackhearts sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks.

> Not content with just being a rock star, she is a champion for animal rights and vegan living.

> She became Gibson’s first female artist honored with a signature guitar—the Joan Jett Melody Maker—in 2008.

> The scrappy and gritty guitarist made the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.

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