The Hit List (Joan Jett album)

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The Hit List
Studio album by Joan Jett
Released January 16, 1990
Recorded 1986, 1989 and 1990 at The Hit Factory, New York City
Genre Hard rock, punk rock
Length 35:45
Label Blackheart Records (CBS associated)
Producer Kenny Laguna, co-producers: Thom Panunzio, Joan Jett
Joan Jett chronology
Up Your Alley
(1988)
The Hit List
(1990)
Notorious
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Hit List is a cover album by Joan Jett. The album was released in 1990. All of the tracks are covers of famous songs.

"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".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original artist (date) Length
1. "Dirty Deeds" (shortened title of "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap") Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott AC/DC (1976) 3:18
2. "Love Hurts"   Boudleaux Bryant The Everly Brothers (1960), Nazareth (1974) 3:47
3. "Pretty Vacant"   Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Johnny Rotten Sex Pistols (1977) 3:24
4. "Celluloid Heroes"   Ray Davies The Kinks (1972) 5:28
5. "Tush"   Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, Dusty Hill ZZ Top (1975) 2:23
6. "Time Has Come Today"   Joe Chambers, Willie Chambers The Chambers Brothers (1968) 4:13
7. "Up From the Skies"   Jimi Hendrix The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967) 3:01
8. "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?"   John Fogerty Creedence Clearwater Revival (1970) 3:33
9. "Love Me Two Times"   Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger The Doors (1967) 3:07
10. "Roadrunner USA" (1990 version) Jonathan Richman The Modern Lovers (1972) 3:34
Total length:
35:45

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