Crimson and Clover by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Sometimes what you need most is a cover song. Though I have to admit, back in 1981 I had no idea that Joan Jett’s “Crimson and Clover” was someone else’s song first. For me, it was her song that would also become my song, as favorite songs often do. I’d listen to “Crimson and Clover” while lying on my bedroom floor next to my stereo. The song would finish and I’d lift the needle up, return it to the start of the song, and listen to it again (“over and over”).

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Playing my favorite song :: VOTD

I Love Rock and Roll :: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Joan Jett saw Arrows perform I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll on their weekly television series Arrows when she was touring England with The Runaways, in 1976. Joan had wanted to record it with The Runaways, but the other members didn’t like the song and…

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Most of the time I wouldn’t change it if I could :: Soundtrack Shout Out Wednesday

High Fidelity :: Soundtrack Shout Out A movie centered around a record store based on a book by Nick Hornby starring John Cusack with an amazing soundtrack, how could I possibly resist this movie, I mean, so many things I love all in one film, amazing. I spent many years working in record stores, and many…

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