05 June 2020,   10:11
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Alan Merrill, I Love Rock “N” Roll songwriter dies of coronavirus

The co-writer and original singer of I Love Rock “N” Roll, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus.


His daughter Laura shared the news, saying the 69-year-old had been healthy enough to play shows a few weeks ago.

I Love Rock “N” Roll became a global hit for Joan Jett in 1982 and has been covered by artists ranging from Britney Spears to Weird Al Yankovic.

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