Category: heavy-metal

September 7, 2021

Concert Review: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Ok, usually I’m writing about new bands and music that will appeal to a… mature?… crowd. Yeah, mature. We’ll go with that. It’s rare that I delve into the past. This is, hence, a BIG exception. Cut me some slack. On Labor Day (US) I went to the New York State Fair. State fairs are a celebration of agriculture and industry. New York State is […]

February 25, 2021

I Love Rock and Roll and Joan Jett Too

Back in the early 1980s I heard Joan Jett’s first big song, “Bad Reputation” from the album of the same name. It was probably early 1981 because I remember having to wait for the album to come out that year. Ever since them I’ve been in love with Joan Jett’s music. The first time I saw Joan Jett with her band The Blackhearts, was in Huntington, […]