She is Joan Jett and she approves that message, which flashes some frightening statistics across the screen including that in 2013 there were more laws passed to limit women’s reproductive rights than the entire previous decade.
Cheap Trick, Darlene Love, Brody Dalle and Kathleen Hanna with Adam Horovitz were among the other performers paying tribute to Jett last night in New York City.
The show, to benefit Little Kids Rock, will feature a performance by the man once known as the King Ad-Rock
Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.
If you’ve ever wanted to see Alice Cooper, Billie Joe Armstrong and Darlene Love paying tribute to Joan Jett, you’re in luck.
Minds were blown last week when surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic got together to perform songs by their former band for the first time since Kurt Cobain walked the earth, about two decades ago.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”