Alan Merrill - who co-wrote the song "I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett - died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus, his daughter said. He was 69.
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In an interview with Songfacts, Merrill said that "I Love Rock and Roll" was "a knee-jerk response" to "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" by the Rolling Stones.
"I remember watching it on Top of the Pops," Merrill said. "I'd met Mick Jagger socially a few times, and I knew he was hanging around with Prince Rupert Lowenstein and people like that - jet setters. I almost felt like "It's Only Rock and Roll" was an apology to those jet-set princes and princesses that he was hanging around with - the aristocracy, you know. That was my interpretation as a young man: Okay, I love rock and roll."
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