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Year of birth: 1978

Age: 37 years

Citizenship: United States

Biography

In the history of rock, it was the first group, composed solely of women,who are themselves wrote their songs and performed their own musical instruments. Magazine `Billboard` lifted up the albums of on top of the charts.

`Go-Go`s` is an American female pop / New Veyv group won the award` Gremmi`. The band was formed in 1978. In the history of rock, it was the first group, composed solely of women,who are themselves wrote their songs and performed their own musical instruments. Magazine `Billboard` lifted up the albums of on top of the charts.

`Go-Go`s` gained fame and notoriety in the early 1980s. Their debut album `Beauty and the Beat` became one of the cornerstones of` New Album direction veyv` (Allmusic),break down barriers and paving the way their American followers. At first the girls game starts to evolve popinflected punk, but later opened a brand new 1980 sound for rock. Five best compositions `Go-Go`s` long time kept in the` top 40` US hits. Musically, the impact on the style of the search had `Ramones`,` Shangri-Las`, `Buzzcocks`,`Beatles`,` Beach Boys` and `Blondie`. During his work `Go-Go`s` sold over seven million records. In the list of ` 100 Greatest Women of rock` n rolla`` Go-Go`s` occupied the 76th place in 1991.

The structure formed in 1978 in Los Angeles, California, a group `Go-Go`s` first entered: Belinda Carlisle (vocals), Jane Uidlin (guitar, vocals), Margot Olaverra (bass), Elissa Bello (drums).

Group, begins its activity with the direction of punk, is rooted in the punk community in Los Angeles. Rehearsal `Go-Go`s`, then wore the name` Dottie Danger`, shared with a group of `X`, and vocalist Carlisle briefly was part of the punk rock group` The Germs`.Almost before the concert `The Germs` Carlisle fell ill and left the group.

Shortly after rozhdeniya` `` Go-Go`s` began performing on punk rock gigs, such as the Los Angeles-based concert `The Masque and the Whiskey A Go Go`. In 1978, Charlotte Keff joined the band (guitar, keyboards) and the summer of 1979 Gina Shock zamenla Bello on drums.With such changes in the composition of the group began to gradually move to a more suitable for their sound - `power pop`.

In April 1981 the band signed a contract with the studio `I.R.S. Records`. Their debut album `Beauty and the Beat`, unexpectedly member` Go-Go`s` instantly became a hit: in 1982 ,he stayed on top of the US charts for six weeks, and twice became `platinovym`. The album proved popular outside the US: in the charts in Canada, he took the 2nd position and also received the status of `platinovogo` and Australia - was on the 27th place in the charts. In 2003the magazine `Rolling Stone` awarded the album number 413 on the list of` five hundred best albums of all vrem

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