Joan Jett is one of the female classic rock icons to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During an interview, she discussed how being a woman affected her career. She also revealed whether she wants more women to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Joan Jett had to ‘defend’ this aspect of his identity in front of people ‘all the time’
during an interview with BoardIn this book, Jett discusses facing sexism in the music industry, as a member of The Runaways and as a member of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. “We can’t forget that we were girls – we had to defend it all the time,” she recalled. “I didn’t get a record deal after The Runaways broke up.”
Jet said he had better business instincts than some industry insiders. “I gave four songs to all the labels: ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll, ‘Crimson & Clover,’ ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me,’ and ‘Bad Reputation,’” she said. “All four of those songs became hits, and all those labels sent us rejection letters.”
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How does she feel about the status of women in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
He further discussed the position of women in rock ‘n’ roll and the Hall of Fame. “There should be more women in the Hall of Fame, and there should be more women in the Rock,” she said. “They’re out there, they don’t get pop girls notice. Go to any city and there’s an all-girl rock band—it’s a matter of society to want to listen to that kind of music. But people’s choice So all you have to do is do what you love and hope others like it too.”
during a separate interview with Palin DealerJet said it did not take anything lightly. She said that despite the sexism she faced, she still had a great career. On the other hand, he doesn’t see much progress. “Look at the music scene today,” she said. “It hasn’t really changed for women who play rock ‘n’ roll.”
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This rock star was ‘honoured’ to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the same night as Joan Jett
Miley Cyrus inducted Joan Jett and the Blackhearts into the Hall of Fame in 2015. Fall Out Boy inducted Green Day into the Hall of Fame the same night. during an interview with Rolling stoneBilly Joe Armstrong of Green Day, said he was honored to enter the Hall of Fame on the same night as Jett.
Armstrong influenced the way Jett operated in a male-dominated field. he also remembered I love Rock N Roll It was one of the first albums owned by him and fellow Green Day member Mike Durnt. While Jett faced the sexism of the industry, he served as inspiration for yet another honor.