Jane Wiedlin Biography
(Co-Founder, Rhythm Guitarist and Backing Vocalist of the New Wave Band “The Go-Go's”)
Birthday: May 20, 1958 (Taurus)
Born In: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
Jane Wiedlin is an American musician, singer-songwriter, best known as the rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist of the Go-Go's, a popular new wave musical band. As a youngster, she was fond of pop and rock, dreaming of becoming a famous rock-and-roll clothing designer. But while studying in the first year, she was accidentally introduced to the punk culture and embraced it whole-heartedly, leaving home to live among the aspiring punk artists. Eventually she met Belinda Carlisle and formed the Go-Go’s with her; she remained with the band for six years and released several albums. At the age of 26, she left the band to pursue a solo career. During this period, she also made short appearances in several films and united with her band-mates to go on musical tour; the band released its last studio album in 2001. Continuing to be active, she released her last album, ‘If You're A Boy Or A Girl’, at the age of 59.