Joan Jett on Rock Hall of Fame: ‘There Should Be More Women’

By Philip Cosores

As Joan Jett receives her well-deserved induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame later this month, she has spoken to Billboard and given advice to young women hoping to follow in her footsteps.

“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.

Related: Joan Jett to Open for The Who

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.

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