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Joan Jett’s label sues over TV ad’s ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ ‘rip-off’
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts 04. I Love Rock'n'Roll [LIVE 1982]and the tale of two coreys
Glen Kolotkin tells us how it happened. Joan Jett on stage at the Hammersmith Apollo, On the guitar amps the RE20s were never aimed towards the middle of the speaker cone. Glen Kolotkin today, at home in front of some of his many gold discs. Kolotkin had Joan Jett and the Blackhearts play him the song.
I saw him dancing there by the record machine I knew he must have been about seventeen The beat was going strong Playing my favorite song And I could tell it wouldn't be long 'Till he was with me, yeah, me And I could tell it wouldn't be long 'Till he was with me, yeah, me. Singing: I love rock and roll So put another dime in the jukebox, baby I love rock and roll So come and take your time and dance with me Ow! He smiled, so I got up and asked for his name But that don't matter, he said 'Cause it's all the same He said: Can I take you home Where we can be alone? And next we were moving on He was with me, yeah, me Next we were moving on He was with me, yeah, me. He said: Can I take you home Where we can be alone?
The song was originally recorded and released by the Arrows in on Rak Records , with Merrill on lead vocals and guitar and Mickie Most producing. Merrill wrote the music and lyrics. In , Jett re-recorded the song, this time with her band, the Blackhearts. This recording became a U. Billboard Hot number-one single for seven weeks. The single was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America , representing two million units shipped to stores, with Jett's I Love Rock 'n Roll album reaching number two on the Billboard
I Love Rock 'N' Roll
I love rock and roll
Of the last song, Jett later commented that "People worried that I didn't change the words in 'Crimson and Clover' to 'him' from 'her'. It was only because that wouldn't have rhymed. I Love Rock 'n Roll was made at a vigorous pace. Which was good I thought, it really kept us together, it kept us sharp. Early copies of the album released during December ended with the track " Little Drummer Boy ". However, after the holiday season passed, the track was replaced by the newly recorded "Oh Woe Is Me" on most pressings.
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