Rockbrat Remembers: Joan Jett Downunder 1995

Found this tour advert in an old magazine tonight (anyone remember the short-lived Rebel Razor ?) and I thought it was time to reminisce a little. Joanie had last toured Australia back in 1982, and although she remained productive, there was no big hit here to warrant a further tour downunder (ala I Love Rock … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Joan Jett Downunder 1995

Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Ricky Byrd – New York City (1996)

Who: Ricky Byrd Where: Dark Star Lounge, New York City – 24 September 1996  When I walked in (sporting a Jett/Divinyls shirt) to see former Joan Jett axe-man Ricky Byrd at the Dark Star Lounge on West 72nd, manager/wife Carol Kaye politely says to me 'don't expect the Blackhearts!'. The Rockbrat was not expecting the Blackhearts - but rather … Continue reading Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Ricky Byrd – New York City (1996)