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  1. Kato Hammond, Go-Go's De Facto Historian, Remembers His Roots-and Go-Go's, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | City Paper

    In 1996, Kevin "Kato" Hammond discovered the Internet at his day job at the Newspaper Association of America, where he worked as a database operator. He tried searching Netscape for "go-go music."

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  2. This Charming Man 5/21Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Beacon

    When Love Comes to Town - B.B. King & U2 Chrome Plated Suicide - The Flaming Lips Lust for Love - the Go-Go's Shadowplay - Joy Division Thursdays Child - The Chameleons It's a Good Thing - That Petrol Emotion Kinetic - The Sound Think It Over - The Cars Lost in a Sound - Sad Lovers & Giants How Soon Is Now? - The Smiths Second Head - The Teardrop Explodes Up Here in the North of England - The Icicle Works Rockville - R.E.M. Butterfly Girl - The Wild Swans Saint Julian - Julian Cope Veils of Hope - The Blue Aeroplanes Good Thing - The Woodentops Big - New Fast Automatic Daffodils Moon Rocks - Talking Heads His Wife Refused - David Byrne Scotty's Lament - The Connells Theme - Public Image Ltd. Radio Free Europe - R.E.M.

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  3. Road Trip Play List: 10 '80s Songs to Travel By - From Madonna to the Go-Go'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | QTMagazine

    The road trip has been a favorite movie trope since the advent of cinema. However, some of the most genre-defining films on the subject emerged from the 1980s: Cannonball Run , PeeWee's Big Adventure , Planes, Trains and Automobiles and, of course, National Lampoon's Vacation .

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  4. Swim With The Go-Go'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Music For Maniacs

    Was quite delighted to hear from Roger Yorke of the '60s vocal trio The Go-Go's who sang on the delightful oddity "The Munsters" we posted last year. After pestering the poor guy for information, he most graciously filled us in on the story behind the album.

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  5. OSF's Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens its outdoor theatre the weekend of June 12-14 with Shakespeare's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, directed by Bill Rauch ; the world-premiere musical by Jeff Whitty with music and lyrics by the Go-Go's, HEAD OVER HEELS, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar ; and Alexandre Dumas 's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, directed by Marcela Lorca . The shows will close the weekend of October 9-11.

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  6. Best Coast Outdoes Itself on Surprisingly Sharp - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Billboard

    Long past the height of their hipster popularity, Los Angeles surf-rockers Best Coast have unexpectedly served up their best album. Since the band first emerged in 2009 as a girl group-meets- Jesus and Mary Chain duo, its sound has undergone several superficial makeovers, from reverb-drenched lo-fi to hi-fi and back.

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  7. Don't bow to Wall Street's latest idolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | MarketWatch

    ... But don't fall head over heels for them either (yes, that was a musical reference to the 1980s female band, the Go-Go's). The initial appeal of index funds was that you can capture the return of the broad stock market. Twenty years ago, you could ...

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  8. Don't bow down to Wall Street's latest idol winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | MarketWatch

    ... But don't fall head over heels for them either (yes, that was a musical reference to the 1980s female band, the Go-Go's). The initial appeal of index funds was that you can capture the return of the broad stock market. Twenty years ago, you could ...

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  9. New albums: Todd Rundgren, Best Coast, Chris StapletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... to such songs as "Feeling OK," "Heaven Sent," and "When Will I Change." It makes sense that Cosentino has cited the Go-Go's as inspirations this time around. The melodies, and Cosentino's reverb-soaked and multitracked vocals, still recall ...

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  10. 30: Kurt, Courtney & Cassettes: We Worked at SPIN in the Early '90sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Spin

    ... earlier covers featured mainstream pop stars like Madonna (who fronted the inaugural issue , in May 1985), The Go-Go's Belinda Carlisle, and Duran Duran (their 1987 cover marked the first time I'd picked up the mag), by the early-'90s, SPIN had ...

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  11. Things Are Getting Greener All The TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Patch.com

    Get Your Edge Back Sunny weather again this Saturday for a final spring visit by Harper Keehn Knife Sharpening. Harper will be set up out front of the Pleasantville Farmers Market entrance, ready to sharpen knives on site.

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  12. Acoustic Nation with Dale Turner: The Deft Fingerpicking and Odd-Tuning Riffage of Stephen StillsRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Guitar World

    Stephen Stills' status as a rock legend stems just as much from his singing and songwriting contributions in Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash and his own solo work as it does from his innovative acoustic and electric guitar offerings. A hybrid stylist steeped in rock, blues, gospel, Latin, country and folk, Stills' unique acoustic approach mixes a variety of fingerpicking techniques, a distinctive tone, and assorted odd tunings-one of which comprises only the notes E and B! He counts Joe Bonamassa, Ray LaMontagne and Kenny Wayne Shepherd as some of his many guitar celebrity fans.

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  13. Michelle Blackwell Looks Back on 15 Years as Go-Go's "Leading Lady"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | City Paper

    Go-go pioneer Michelle Blackwell has played with some of the best bands go-go has ever seen, and sung some of the best songs the genre has ever produced. But her fans may be surprised to hear that she doesn't consider herself a singer, per se.

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  14. Q&A: Best Coast On Their Weird Friendship, Ignoring Haters, And California NightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... - and it immediately brought to mind pop/rock records that I love from the '80s. I was thinking of a record like the Go-Go's Talk Show - that same kind of sound. COSENTINO: We definitely had things that were inspiring us at the time, but we didn't ...

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  15. Parr Sound & Lighting Rolls Out RCF Line Arrays For Sturgis Motorcycle RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | ProSoundWeb

    ... lack of power consumption, the definition - the SPL they produce is phenomenal. We have done everybody from the Go-Go's to Montgomery Gentry, Big & Rich and more and we have never had single engineer walk in front of these boxes and not love the ...

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  16. Punk Rock Indeed: The Two Sides of Viv AlbertineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... and their influence reverberates across the next 30 years: the Riot Grrrl bands, Bjork , Sonic Youth , and even The Go-Go's cited them as influences. If this were Behind the Music , or even the story of poor misunderstood John Beverly, we know what ...

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  17. HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Miami New Times

    ... As "women who rock," they influenced other females to write their own songs and play their own guitars -- from the Go-Go's to Courtney Love -- but Heart's recent and long-overdue induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame showed it wasn't just ...

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  18. Forgotten concerts: The Police, The Go-Go's bring New Wave to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Touring in support of their three-month old "Ghost In The Machine" album, The Police arrived in the City of Homes and brought relative newcomers The Go-Go's along. The Springfield stop was sandwiched between shows at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island and Madison Square Garden in New York.

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  19. Haim perform with Laura Marling, Jenny Lewis, Vampire Weekend and Grizzly Bear members - watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | NME

    ... written and performed by girls," Johansson said of the group. "I love Grimes. And I love the Bangles. And I love the Go-Go's. I wanted it to be like those bands: ultra pop but also a little ironic, a little in on the joke." The Singles released ...

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  20. Coffee talk on race relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | San Diego CityBEAT

    There are plenty of reasons to keep ripping into Starbucks' ill-conceived #RaceTogether campaign. Let's not, however, throw the baby out with the iced caramel macchiato.

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