By Philip Cosores
“There should be more women in the Hall of Fame, and more women in rock. They’re out there, they just don’t get the notice the pop girls do,” Jett says, before suggesting that part of the problem is that people just don’t take notice of the all-female bands in every city of the U.S.
“You have to just do what you love and hope other people love it too,” she said.
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Jett points out when her pioneering ’70s band The Runaways broke up, she sent labels the songs “I Love Rock ‘N Roll,” “Crimson and Clover,” “Do You Wanna Touch Me,” and “Bad Reputation,” receiving rejections for each. All went on to become big hits.