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Punk icon Joan Jett savors rock 'in' role-model gig


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This is the first time I've heard of Joan Jett being "punk" or a "punk icon" It doesn't fit in well with "I love rock'n'roll" or her decidedly mainstream music. Iconic, yes, and a great trailblazer for women in rock.

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I agree. Rock, yes. Punk, no. I think the headline writer just isn't very familiar with the topic, as often happens.

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According to her background information on Wikipedia, her genres are rock, hard rock and punk rock, so the writer has it right. She is multifaceted.

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