Bass Lines: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”…
Hello bass players and fans of bass playing!
This month we are going to cover, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”!
Joan Jett saw the Arrows perform “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” on their weekly UK television series Arrows while she was touring England with the Runaways in 1976. She first recorded the song in 1979 with two of the Sex Pistols, Steve Jones and Paul Cook. This first version was released on vinyl in 1979 on Vertigo records as a B-side to “You Don’t Own Me”. In 1981, Jett re-recorded the song, this time with her band, the Blackhearts. This recording became a U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one single for seven weeks.
Band: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
Song: “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”
Genre: Hard Rock
Words & Music: Alan Merrill and Jake Hooker
Producer(s): Ritchie Cordell and Kenny Laguna
Album: “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” (1981)
Fig. 1 – Intro
Fig. 2 – Verses
Fig. 3 – Chorus
Fig. 4 – Guitar Solo
Fig. 5 – Outro
Stay tuned for more great stuff in the next issue and keep in touch with #bassmusicianmag, #basslines, #bmmbasslines, #keepgrooving, #keepthegroovealive&kicking, #jdvinstrumental, #groovewars, #fullbassattack, #jdv, #boricuabass, #groovingtheworld, #bassgrooves, #groovemaniac, #rock, #hardrock, #iloverocknroll, #joanjett,joanjettandtheblackhearts.
KEEP THE GROOVE ALIVE & KICKING!