June 12, 2020

Joan Jett - Bad Reputation (1981)

*U.S. first pressing on CD. 
Originally released in 1980 as "Joan Jett
It was reissued in 1981 as "Bad Reputation
This pressing was digitally re-mastered from first 
generation tapes by Bob Ludwig 
at Masterdisk, NYC, March 1992. 
Contains 4 bonus tracks. 16 tracks total.

Country: U.S.A.
Genre: Hard Rock, Punk Rock, Pop Rock
Label Number: JJ707

© 1981-1992 Blackheart Records
AllMusic Review by Steve Huey
Joan Jett's debut album is an infectious romp through her influences, ranging from classic '50s and '60s rock & roll through glam rock, three-chord loud'n'fast Ramones punk, and poppier new wave guitar rock. Half the songs on the album are covers, but whether it's Lesley Gore's feminist girl-group anthem "You Don't Own Me" (featuring the Sex Pistols' Steve Jones and Paul Cook) or a roaring version of Gary Glitter's "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)," Jett makes them all work. The production can be a little weak in spots, but Jett's exuberance and tough-as-nails attitude overcome most deficiencies. Plus, the title track is a classic.

tags: joan jett, bad reputation, 1981, 1992, flac,

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