JJ throws a block party …

August 8, 1981 ~ Joan Jett & The Blackhearts at WLIR’s Party in the Park …

Bad as they wanna be …

July 19, 1985 ~ Joan Jett calls up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson before his fight with Larry Sims, which Tyson wins handily. The superstitious Tyson insists on getting a call from Jett before every fight, which he does until breaking tradition for his bout against Buster Douglas on February 11, 1990  —  Tyson’s first loss.