Miley Cyrus and Joan Jett rock out in Miley’s backyard

Miley-Cyrus-Joan-Jett-Different-Happy-HippieLast month, Miley Cyrus helped induct Joan Jett and the Blackhearts into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Two weeks later, Miley and Joan have linked up once again, this time combining their talents on behalf of the Happy Hippie, a nonprofit organization founded by Cyrus which rallies “young people to fight injustice facing homeless youth, LGBT youth and other vulnerable populations.”

Cyrus and Jett join together for the inaugural installment of the Happy Hippie Backyard Sessions. Filmed in Miley’s backyard, the first clip features a rendition of “Different”

Watch their performance below.

Ariana Grande, Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace, and ’70s singer-songwriter Melanie Safka are all expected on upcoming installments of the Backyard Sessions.

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The creative music video features Hannah Simone, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tavi Gevinson, Sia, Carrie Brownstein, Max Greenfield, and others.   The Department of Peace has just released an inspiringly badass, star-studded video set to Joan Jett’s ‘Bad Reputation’ meant to raise awareness about next week’s election end make sure more women get out and vote.

This Day in Music History — September 22

1960 : Joan Jett was born.

1985 : The first “Farm Aid” concert is held, in Champaign, Illinois with Roy Orbison,Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, John Fogerty and others.

1990 : After parting with original drummer Chad Channing, Nirvana plays their one and only show with Dan Peters of Mudhoney on drums (at the Motor Sports International Garage in Seattle). He is replaced by Dave Grohl, who mans the kit henceforth.

1999 : Diana Ross is held in police custody at London’s Heathrow Airport for several hours following an incident involving a member of the airport’s security staff. Ross is arrested then cautioned and released following an allegation of assault on a female security officer during routine security checks prior to boarding a plane.

2002 : Sting receives an Emmy for his A&E documentary, Sting in Tuscany: All This Time. He dedicates his award to his “dear late friend Timothy White.”