August 2003 News
Page updated on August 31, 2003
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from: KENNY LAGUNA
On behalf of the Laguna family and BLACKHEART RECORDS, we would like to thank everyone who sent us a card, flowers or a condolence call over the past few weeks. We really appreciate knowing that your thoughts were this us during this terrible loss.
More about Joan on the MDA Telethon
from: BLACKHEART RECORDS
JOAN JETT will be playing between 11 and 11 30 on the Jerry Lewis telethon this Sunday...it's live TV so we don't have an exact time for it so keep watching!
VH1 is running a promo where cats lipsync to "I Love Rock And Roll," so check this one out.
Click here to see the clip. (it's labeled "The VH1 Kitties 'I Love Rock & Roll' Promo")
JOAN JETT Still Rocks
JOAN JETT has blazed plenty of rock'n'roll trails, and she continues to do it her way. From founding the all-female band The RUNAWAYS as a teenager to her hit records with her long-time group The BLACKHEARTS, Jett has defied the expectations of the music industry in her own style.
Jett and The BLACKHEARTS appeared at Penn's Peak on Saturday, August 23. And delivered the same high energy performance that has been Jett's trademark.
Jett's look is different these days from how many might remember her from hits such as "I Love Rock'n'Roll" and "I Hate Myself for Loving You". She is now blonde, abandoning her black hairdo when Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx started sporting a similar style.
Rolling Stones Greatest Guitarists of all Time
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Late rock musicians Jimi Hendrix and Duane Allman lead the list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time in the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone magazine.
Hendrix, who invariably tops such polls, received a glowing tribute from Who guitarist Pete Townshend, who wrote that he "made the electric guitar beautiful."
Townshend recalled that one of Hendrix's shows was "so profoundly powerful" that he found himself holding hands with fellow devotee and guitarist Eric Clapton.
Joan at China Club
JOAN JETT will be sitting in with the Madison Square Garden Brass and Liberty Musician Sports band for a charity bash at the China Club tonight (Tuesday, August 19, 2003)
Joan to appear on MDA Telethon
from: BLACKHEART RECORDS
JOAN JETT will be appearing on the Annual Jerry Lewis Telethon this Labor Day Weekend, check your local listings for time and station!
Click here for more about the Telethon.
Joan's oldest pet, her cat, Sophia fell ill recently and has passed away.
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