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Good News in History Sept 22

Happy 60th birthday to Joan Jett, who took her mother’s maiden name and jetted to fame as the founding member and singer of The...

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On This Day in History

Good News in History Sept 22

Happy 60th birthday to Joan Jett, who took her mother’s maiden name and jetted to fame as the founding member and singer of The Runaways and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. When she was 14, she quit guitar lessons because she didn’t want to learn folk songs, and later made three albums certified Platinum or Gold. The songwriter is known for hits like “I Love Rock 'N' Roll,” “Cherry Bomb,” and “Bad Reputation“—from her 1980 debut LP of the same name. The film, The Runaways, chronicled the band’s career, and starred Twilight's Kristen Stewart playing Jett. WATCH Jett and a young Michael J. Fox rock out together on guitars, doing Springteen’s Light of Day... (1958)