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Pioneering pop-punk perfection: they got the beat.
"Considered the most successful all-woman rock band of all time, the Go-Go’s catchy, well-crafted songs formed a bridge between the brash urgency of L.A. punk and the dark melodies of new wave pop." More on rockhall.com...
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All of our books pertaining to the Go-Go's can be found here.
All of our videos pertaining to the Go-Go's can be found here.
Archival materials related to the Go-Go's can be found here. Listed below are notable collections and items.
Women In Music Artist Files
The collection spans the years 1989 to 2002 and contains biographical information and clippings featuring prominent women in the music industry. The artist files provide documentation on the impact of women in rock and pop music, specifically in the 1990s.
Jane Scott Papers
Jane Scott was a rock critic for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1952-2002. Her collection includes Go-Go's set lists.
Ira Kaplan Collection of Publicity Materials
Ira Kaplan is co-founder of American indie rock band Yo La Tengo. This collection contains publicity materials from Kaplan's early career at the Soho Weekly News.
All of our audio by the Go-Go's can be found here.
Rock's Backpages Articles
Free articles are available on Rock's Back Pages through the Free on RBP link. The articles below may require you to be on-site at the Library & Archives in order to read them.
Influence & Legacy
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