The album was performed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and friends: Joan Jett, Ricky Byrd, Kasim Sulton, Thommy Price, Sandy Gennaro, Ray Davies (The Kinks), Ronnie Lawson, Bashiri Johnson, Chuck Kentis, Darlene Love, Peppy Castro, Patricia Curry, The Uptown Horns: Arno Hecht, Crispin Cioe, Robert Funk & Paul Litteral and Lagunatic
"Dirty Deeds" was released as a 7-inch vinyl single and also cassette-single, backed with the non-LP track "Let It Bleed", a cover of the Rolling Stones song. "Love Hurts" was released as the second single (cassette only), featuring "Handyman" on the reverse side (the song is a Jett/Laguna composition and originally appeared on 1983's "Album"). "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" was released as a single in South America and Europe, where it saw great success. It was backed with "Up From the Skies".