The first cassette single (cassingle) was "Vacation" by the Go-Go's in 1982.

Beauty and the Beat was Rolling Stone's #413 ranked album of its 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

On May 10, 1985 the Go-Go's announced they were disbanding.


VH1 Behind the Music Go-Go's Collection press release


Official autobiographies:

Belinda Carlisle: Lips Unsealed: A Memoir

Kathy Valentine: All I Ever Wanted: A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir

Recording Years / Label
1980-1984 -  I.R.S. Records
Official Biography .
Name Member Years Instruments
Belinda Carlisle vocals
Charlotte Caffey guitar, keyboard
Gina Schock drums, vocals
Jane Weidlin guitar, vocals
Kathy Valentine bass, vocals
Name Birth Death
Belinda Carlisle 1958-08-16
Charlotte Caffey 1953-10-21
Gina Schock 1957-08-31
Jane Weidlin 1958-05-20
Kathy Valentine 1959-01-07