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Joan Jett’s Life in Photos

From the Runaways to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a look back at the rock pioneer’s groundbreaking career

Joan Jett

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Musician Joan Jett accepts the "Icon" award at the 2014 Gibson Brands AP Music Awards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on July 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)

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Joan Jett on stage in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2014.

Joan Jett

Actor Chuck Zito and Musician Joan Jett attend MTV's 20th Birthday Celebration on August 1, 2001 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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This Thing of Ours

Joan Jett and actor Chuck Zito attend MTV's 20th Birthday Celebration on August 1, 2001 in New York City.

Joan Jett

Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett and Jon Bon Jovi during "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's..." - A Benefit Evening for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research - 2003 - Show at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage for Bragman Nyman Cafarelli)

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Change the World

Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett and Jon Bon Jovi perform at a benefit for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson, in New York City in 2003.

Joan Jett

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 21: Joan Jett of Joan Jett And The Blackhearts performs during the 2012 Music Midtown Festival at Piedmont Park on September 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images)

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Let’s Do It

 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts perform at the Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta in 2012.

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