Joan Jett is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, and occasional actress, best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and for earlier founding and performing with the Runaways.
Kyle Meredith sits down with Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna for this Monday's episode of Kyle Meredith With....  Jett discusses her experience fronting Nirvana at the band's 2014 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and her later collaborations with Dave Grohl. She explains the process behind her and The Blackhearts' new single, "Fresh Start", which can be found on the soundtrack to Runaways doc Bad Reputation, in addition to a group effort with Miley Cyrus and Laura Jane Grace on a cover of The Replacements' "Androgynous". For information regarding your data privacy, visit --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
Joan Jett wanted to be a rocker ever since she got a hold of a guitar, even though she was told girls don’t play rock and roll. That didn't stop her from forming The Runaways despite the sexist roadblocks the band faced. It also didn't stop her from putting out her own albums when she couldn't get a record label to do it. Joan takes Marc through her past, most of which was shared with her longtime producer and collaborator Kenny Laguna, who also joins Marc and Joan in the garage to add some detail and perspective. This episode is sponsored by Spotify and Molekule.
Today we are talking about a gal who picked up a guitar at 13, formed a band at 15 and at this moment is touring the country to audiences who love Rock n’ Roll. Today we’re going to talk about Godmother of Punk, the Queen of Rock and Roll, the life and legacy of your gal, Joan Jett. More info about this gal at Patreon:  Facebook: Twitter:
From Sundance, I had the chance to interview the pioneer, the survivor, the badass, Joan Jett.  Along with Kevin Kerslake, the director of the film on her life, Bad Reputation, Joan tells of the obstacles for women in rock 'n' roll...then and now.  Listen in! This pod is inspiring as much as it is informative.  For more information, visit .
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Sep 22nd, 1958
New York, NY, USA
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2 hours, 55 minutes
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