Joan Jett: ‘How dare you tell me what I can and can’t do?’
So many people were threatened by Joan Jett’s strength and talent. Misogynists tried to scare her off, but she was unbowed – and blazed a trail for all the rock’n’roll women who followed
Joan Jett: Our early shows felt like a public execution
Joan Jett was just a teenager when she had her first huge hit with the Runaways. She was unprepared for the levels of vitriol they’d face.
Sparks: People think we’re weird. We’ve never felt that
Sparks are both more acclaimed and more popular than they’ve ever been. They explain how they’ve done it all while “not fitting in with the general drift”.