“I grew up in a world that told girls they couldn’t play rock ‘n’ roll.”
There was not a lot of media and photographers trying to get to Joan Jett back in ‘77. It was just a handful of us, all friends, hanging out and snapping some shots and sending them to magazines in Japan. This Hollywood Blvd photo, in particular, is one of my favorites.
Joan Jett at the Sunset Marquis in LA, photo by Bob Gruen, 1976
The Runaways ca. 1976
Clockwise from top left: Lita Ford, Sandy West, Jackie Fox, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie
Chrissy Hynde and Joan Jett, LA 1980.