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The Resource Bad reputation : the unauthorized biography of Joan Jett, Dave Thompson

Bad reputation : the unauthorized biography of Joan Jett, Dave Thompson

Label
Bad reputation : the unauthorized biography of Joan Jett
Title
Bad reputation
Title remainder
the unauthorized biography of Joan Jett
Statement of responsibility
Dave Thompson
Title variation
Unauthorized biography of Joan Jett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bad Reputation is the unexpurgated story of Joan Jett, the single most exciting rocker of the American 1980s, one of the biggest-selling acts of the age, and one of punk rock's most valued elder statespeeps. Through its pages, a welter of exclusive interviews and observations paint what might well be the last great tale of rock hedonism, but one that comes with a twist in its tail. The rockers are women, the groupies are guys. It could have been the plot line for a movie or even a sitcom, but the Runaways, Jett's first band, made it happen, and Jett made it last. The first serious female rocker of the 1980s, Jett became the template for everyone that followed. But unlike so many of her peers and counterparts, she never lost her credibility, never sold out, and never gave up. And she has backed her reputation up with genuine star power, following the chart-topping "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" - one of the most played '80s anthems of all time - with "Crimson and Clover," "Do You Wanna Touch Me," and "I Hate Myself for Loving You" before the decade ended. And, while the 1990s saw Jett purposefully step away from the spotlight, she remained, and remains, America's number one Queen of Noise
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Label
Bad reputation : the unauthorized biography of Joan Jett, Dave Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography (pages [235]-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Queens of noise. American nights ; Queen of noise ; This means war ; California paradise ; Cherry bomb ; You don't know what you've got ; Star star ; I love playing with fire ; Why can't we be happy? ; Bombs away ; I need someone -- I love rock 'n' roll. Doing alright with the boys ; Love is all around ; Let's do it ; You don't own me ; My generation ; Crimson and clover ; Everyday people ; Good music ; Up your alley -- Pure and simple. Activity grrrl ; Love is all around (again) ; Do the time warp ; Ac/dc ; Queens of noise revisited
Control code
7ocm07968400
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
259 pages:
Isbn
9780879309909
Lccn
2011027282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;
Label
Bad reputation : the unauthorized biography of Joan Jett, Dave Thompson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography (pages [235]-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Queens of noise. American nights ; Queen of noise ; This means war ; California paradise ; Cherry bomb ; You don't know what you've got ; Star star ; I love playing with fire ; Why can't we be happy? ; Bombs away ; I need someone -- I love rock 'n' roll. Doing alright with the boys ; Love is all around ; Let's do it ; You don't own me ; My generation ; Crimson and clover ; Everyday people ; Good music ; Up your alley -- Pure and simple. Activity grrrl ; Love is all around (again) ; Do the time warp ; Ac/dc ; Queens of noise revisited
Control code
7ocm07968400
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
259 pages:
Isbn
9780879309909
Lccn
2011027282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;

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