The co-writer and original singer of “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll”, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus.
“My thoughts and love go to his family, friends and music community as a whole. I can still remember watching The Arrows on TV in London and being blown away by the song that screamed hit to me. With deep gratitude and sadness, wishing him a safe journey to the other side”Joan Jett.
“Let this be a lesson to all of us, try to stay in touch with the people you really love and care about. Life is very short. Alan I am sorry that I didn’t reach out to you years ago. I love you very much”singer Meat Loaf.