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I Love Rock 'N' Roll Song Writer Dies From Coronavirus

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Singer and songwriter Alan Merrill, the man who wrote the song, “I Love Rock ’N’ Roll,” has died following a battle with COVID-19. 

His daughter, Laura Merrill, posted a statement on Facebook about the 69-year-old American musician’s death, saying, “the coronavirus took my father this morning.”

She said she was “given two minutes to say my goodbyes before I was rushed out”

Merrill, was also remembered by rocker Joan Jett who had a huge hit with the song:

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