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Joan Jett: Her 10 Essential Albums

Russell Hall
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10.22.2013

The New York Times once described Joan Jett as “the godmother to female musicians with loud guitars and idealistic dreams.” Nearly four decades into her career, the ever-youthful Jett remains an inspiration for any girl--or guy--armed with three chords and a passion for rock and roll. Jett’s latest release, Unvarnished, ranks among her very best. In the comments below, she shares her thoughts about her favorite albums.

1) The Rolling Stones: Let It Bleed

“Pure organic sound, and attitude with great hooks.”
 

Rolling Stones

 

2) Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols

“The greatest punk recording ever.”
 

Sex Pistols

 

3) David Bowie: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

“I never get tired of this record.”
 

David Bowie

 

4) The Replacements: Any album

“Songwriting for the ages. Never slick, always soulful.”
 

Replacements

 

5) The Ramones: Ramones

“America’s greatest punk rock band. I miss Joey so much.”
 

Ramones

 

6) T. Rex: Electric Warrior

“What a beat!”
 

T-Rex

 

7) Devo: Are We Not Men? We Are Devo

“Manic punk pop.”
 

Devo

 

8) Lungfish: Talking Songs for Walking

“Great lyrics, great tattoos.”
 

Lungfish

 

9) Social Distortion: Social Distortion

“Country music for punks.”
 

Social Distortion

 

10) David Bowie: Diamond Dogs

“Theatrical rock and roll, head and shoulders above the rest. Bowie was always stretching the boundaries.”
 

David Bowie

 

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