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  Jane Wiedlin - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jane Wiedlin (born May 20, 1958 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA) is the rhythm guitarist of the all female multi-platinum rock band The Go-Gos.
In 1984, Jane was the first to leave The Go-Go's to pursue a solo career.
Jane has also acted in movies and provided the voice for several characters on TV and the big screen, including a one-liner role in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
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 Jane Wiedlin Information
Jane Wiedlin (born Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin on May 20, 1958 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA) is the rhythm guitarist of the all female multi-platinum rock band The Go-Gos.
Jane was part of the LA punk scene that spawned bands like X and The Dickies and went by the name, Jane Drano.
Wiedlin is a long-time animal rights activist, and has frequently worked with PETA, which also explains both her 1988 album title and the lyrical content of the song with same name, "Fur".
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jane Wiedlin (born Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin, May 20 1958 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.) is the rhythm guitarist of the all-female multi-platinum rock band, The Go-Go's.
Wiedlin was part of the LA punk scene that spawned bands like X and The Dickies and went by the name "Jane Drano." As a member of The Go-Go's, she had a brief love affair with Specials and Fun Boy Three member Terry Hall.
Wiedlin is reputedly a "die-hard Star Wars fan," and was interviewed at the Star Wars Celebration IV event on May 25, 2007.
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 Jane Wiedlin - Wilbert Brummett - Cast
As a kid who grew up loving music, Jane Wiedlin had no idea she would one day become an entertainer herself, let alone forever change music history and redefine Woman's role in the world of Rock and Roll.
Jane moved on to a solo career, releasing six albums of her own which included the hits "Rush Hour", "Blue Kiss" and "Tangled" (a song featured in the movie "Pretty Woman").
Jane’s unique blend of warmth and comedy captured the hearts of a whole new generation of fans.
www.dikenga.com /films/wilbert/cast/jane-wiedlin.htm   (484 words)

 The Go-Go's - Pandora Internet Radio
Originally formed in 1978 as the Misfits, the group featured Belinda Carlisle (vocals), Jane Wiedlin (guitar, vocals), Charlotte Caffey (lead guitar, keyboards), Margot Olaverra (bass), and Elissa Bello (drums); the group soon changed their name to the Go-Go's and began playing local parties and small clubs in California.
Jane Wiedlin recorded two solo albums and acted in a few films.
Wiedlin also organized the group's brief 1990 reunion, where they performed at a benefit for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals; they also recorded a version of "Cool Jerk" for their 1990 Greatest Hits album.
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 Jane Wiedlin Biography - AOL Music
Her intent to establish herself as a supreme singer/songwriter didn't match the dynamics of her former band, and unfortunately critics decided that from the beginning.
Again, her attempt to be taken seriously was laughed at by the critics and Frosted's eponymous debut in 1995 was tossed aside.
Wiedlin also lent her voice to Gwen on the WB's Mission Hill.
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 Jane Wiedlin Discography, Biography and Links at Mr Bill's I.R.S. Records Corner
Jane Wieldin was the sexy sultry guitarist and high-voiced backing vocalist and guitarist of The Go-Go's (the soprano voice on the bridge of their hit "Our Lips Are Sealed" was Jane).
Jane was also the first Go-Go to record a solo album and the only one to do so without any assistance from any of her former bandmates (Charlotte Caffey figured prominently in Belinda Carlisle's solo album -- even Jane sang back up on one cut).
Jane also rejoined her former bandmates for two reunions in 1990 and 1995 (and again in 2000, but we'll get to that in a moment)...
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Led by Belinda Carlisle (vocals) and Jane Wiedlin (vocals/guitar) with Charlotte Caffey (guitar), Kathy Valentine (bass) and Gina Schock (drums).
After Wiedlin left the group, the band split shortly after but have had three reformations during the 90's with a 1999 tour.
All the members went on to some success, Carlisle and Wiedlin with solo careers, Schock had her own band House Of Schock before re-teaming with Valentine as part of The Delphines.
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 Official Ticketmaster site. Jane Wiedlin tickets, concerts and tour dates
Not as successful as her fellow mate Belinda Carlisle, Wiedlin's sparse recording career appeared creatively uneven.
Her 1985 self-titled debut went practically unnoticed and the single Blue Kiss was a brief hit.
Her quirky sweet voiceovers can be heard in spots for King of the Hill, Batman: The Animated Series, and Pinky and the Brain.
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 Jane Wiedlin | Music Artist | Videos, News, Photos & Ringtones | MTV
Jane Wiedlin was the first to leave the Go-Go's in 1984 and a solo career was her main agenda.
Not as successful as her fellow mate Belinda Carlisle, Wiedlin's sparse recording career appeared...
By the end of 1990, Jane Wiedlin was at a loss.
www.mtv.com /music/artist/wiedlin_jane/bio.jhtml   (362 words)

 Amazon.com: Kissproof World: Music: Jane Wiedlin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The problem here seems to be that Jane's unhappiness and personal realizations seem to have put the damper on her creative abilities.
At the same time, I always had some idea that Jane Wiedlin, one of the creative forces of that "Girl Group", had other directions in which to "go-go" if it were ever possible for her to do so.
Jane Wiedlin has always worn her heart on her musical sleeve, and KISSPROOF WORLD is no exception.
www.amazon.com /Kissproof-World-Jane-Wiedlin/dp/B0000508ED   (1577 words)

 FIRECRACKER - Cast and Crew - Jane Wiedlin
Jane Wiedlin formed the all-female band, The Go-Go's, with Belinda Carlisle.
So, singer Belinda Carlisle, bassist Kathy Valentine and guitarists Jane Wiedlin and Charlotte Caffey and drummer Gina Schock, responsible for such classics as "Our Lips Are Sealed," "We Got The Beat," "Vacation," and "Head Over Heels" decided to make a whole new album.
"Being back on stage together," Wiedlin adds, "made us realize that we still had music in us that hadn't come out yet." Writing new material was also a way of keeping things interesting.
www.dikenga.com /firecracker/cast/jane_wiedlin/index.htm   (473 words)

 Radio Paradise - eclectic online rock radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
With her departure from the Go-Gos after the release of their Talk Show album, guitarist Jane Wiedlin was on her own with her self-titled album, released in October 1985.
Wiedlin really hit the ground running with eleven songs that displays each facet of her talent.
Wiedlin noted how she wrote the song to describe my ambivalent feelings about leaving the Go-Gos.
www.radioparadise.com /content.php?name=Amazon&asin=B000002Q7O   (298 words)

 Nardwuar interviews Jane Wiedlin of the GoGos!
The last reunion tour, which was 1994-1995, I had my hair green and then blue and it's such a pain in the ass and it leaves colour everywhere you go so I think in every hotel I was in I just ruined every room and, it's kind of not really worth it.
Jane, The International New Wave Discography Volume II describes you this way under the Go-Go's entry, "...used to be called Jane Draino, before the band became terminally 'cute'."
Jane Wiedlin, from The All Music Guide: "Even as they became America's darlings, the Go-Go's lived the wildlife of rockers, swallowing as many pills and taking as much cocaine as possible, trashing hotel rooms and generally just being bad." "...swallowing as many pills...
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 Star Wars: Community | Jane Wiedlin's Head Over Heels for Han
When the Go-Go's guitarist and vocalist Jane Wiedlin first witnessed Darth Vader on the big screen, little did she know it would cause a slight riff in her home-life.
It's no surprise that Wiedlin has a soft spot for music fit for a fun night at the cantina with her background as the guitarist and songwriter for The Go-Go's -- one of the most influential all-female bands of the '80s.
She might not approve of fast-forwarding through the films, but Wiedlin admits that the pause button might get a workout -- especially during the cantina scene in A New Hope, as well as the debut of Princess Leia's epic bikini scene in Return of the Jedi.
www.starwars.com /community/news/rocks/news20060106.html   (1451 words)

 VH1.com : News : The Go-Go’s Are Back: Vacation Is Over
Wiedlin: He came to a couple of our Bay Area shows last year and we were really big fans of Green Day, so Charlotte [Caffey] asked him if he would write with us.
Wiedlin: Well, it's definitely a hard summer to be out touring because basically every band that ever existed is touring; there's a lot of competition.
Wiedlin: I don't feel the need to be a role model outside of the fact that my job is being a female guitarist and there are very few of us.
www.vh1.com /news/stories/1445210.jhtml   (1405 words)

 CelebNewsWire > Jane Wiedlin "Head Over Heels" for Top Model
Actually, we think there may be an entirely different winged cherub assigned to reality-show stars, whose arrows incite their targets to drink too much and slurringly flash their genitalia, or grope former child stars in hot tubs.
Jane Wiedlin, the self-professed "pretty much bisexual" Go-Go's guitarist, revealed to Out.com that she and America's First Next Top Model, Adrienne Curry, hooked up in the Surreal Life house.
In less delicious news, Jane confirms (sort of) that Chyna is, indeed, of the female persuasion: "Well, I saw her naked with a tampon string hanging out.
www.celebnewswire.com /2005/01/jane_wiedlin_he.html   (197 words)

 Gogo Star Jane Wiedlin In Theft Drama
GOGO'S star JANE WIEDLIN is caught up in a legal wrangle after being named in a police report concerning the theft of a cellphone headset.
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT confirms Wiedlin has been named in the report that was filed on Sunday (02APR05) after the proprietor of the store noticed the alleged theft while checking his surveillance video.
Wiedlin's companion is not named in the police report, but is described as being a male Caucasian with blond hair, 150 to 165 pounds and approximately 30 to 35- years-old.
www.femalefirst.co.uk /celebrity/Gogo+Star+Jane+Wiedlin+In+Theft+Drama-3426.html   (267 words)

 Jane Wiedlin - AOL Music
They were missing their "Jane" so I got up and jammed on a few numbers with them.
Jane Wiedlin (born Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin, May 20, 1958 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.) is the rhythm guitarist of the all-female multi-platinum rock...
Watch or listen to Jane Wiedlin music videos, songs, live performances, concerts and more on AOL Music.
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 Radio Paradise - eclectic online rock radio
I am a die hard fan of Jane Wiedlin.This album is one of her best recordings.
Bandmate Jane Wiedlin, who had left to pursue a solo career, did not get the same recognition, but in Fur, she got her only Top Ten solo hit, a cute pop keyboard and drum machine number called "Rush Hour", using the dynamics of a traffic jam as an analogy to the emotional rush one feels.
Fur, the album which is it on, had Wiedlin leaving IRS Records, home of the Go-Gos, and signing on with EMI, and it is an extremely underrated album.
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 Jane Wiedlin - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Jane Wiedlin is an actress born May 20, 1958 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA who portrayed an alien communications officer named Trillya in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
She is most well-known for playing in the '80s rock band The Go-Go's.
Wiedlin also played the part of Joan of Arc in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989, with Rod Loomis, Hal Landon Jr.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Jane_Wiedlin   (172 words)

 Jane Wieldin - Fallen
Jane Wiedlin and Israeli singer Noa, Brantome-en-Perigord, France, May 1997
Jane's comments: "Fallen" was written at Miles Copeland's castle in France.
There's real chemistry among her backing band, which includes guitarists Luke Tierney (of Silverjet) and Frank Agnew (of the Adolescents) and Wiedlin's little-girl voice reveals more maturity, noticeably on ballads like "The Good Wife" and "He's Not Talking." The latter song is a moody, dreamy duet with Matthew Sweet.
www.jimvallance.com /01-music-folder/songs-folder-may-27/pg-song-wiedlin-jane.html   (294 words)

 Jane Wiedlin: A Go-Go's go-slow approach to investing
Jane Wiedlin: A Go-Go's go-slow approach to investing
Wiedlin continued writing songs, but also acted and did voice-overs, appearing in the films "Clue," "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home," and in "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" as Joan of Arc, and lending her pillowy voice to "King of the Hill," Nickelodeon's "Wild Thornberry's," and "Scooby Doo and the Witch's Ghost."
JANE WIEDLIN: We didn't make huge bucks in the first place, but I personally didn't squander my money.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/investing/20010906a.asp   (874 words)

 Jane Wiedlin Photos - Jane Wiedlin News - Jane Wiedlin Information
The reason the "ST" in froSTed is capitalized is because Jane is a big Star Trek fan, and as a result she...
Jane wrote Keith Urban's "But For The Grace Of God," which went to number one on the country charts.
Now, they are shoved back in the spotlight as they share a home and a series of outrageous and life-changing events for ten days and nights that can only be described as...
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 Jane Wiedlin MP3 Downloads - Jane Wiedlin Music Downloads - Jane Wiedlin Music Videos
She also released her first solo album in ten years, Kissproof World, in 2001.
After a five-year hiatus, Jane Wiedlin returned with Kissproof World on her own label, producing the record as well.
There's real chemistry among her backing band, which includes guitarists Luke...
www.mp3.com /artist/jane-wiedlin/summary   (371 words)

 Jane Wiedlin Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jane Wiedlin was a founding member of that group and also the first one to leave the band in 1984, striking out on a solo career which not only included music but acting.
Recently, Jane appeared in 2004 movie Firecracker and was also one of the celebrity guests on VH-1's reality show The Surreal Life.
She also provided voice work for the film Live Freaky Die Freaky, was a counselor on the reality series Rock n' Roll Fantasy Camp and was a co-host on the series Queer Edge.
www.billandted.org /wiedlin.html   (229 words)

 Fender® Hello Kitty®
Jane Wiedlin rocketed to stardom in the early ’80s as rhythm guitarist for the Go-Go’s, the most successful all-female group to emerge from that era’s new wave/punk-pop explosion.
On record, stage and small screen, Wiedlin wielded her guitar with playful abandon, not to mention solid rhythm chops.
After a few solo outings and some film/television work, she was instrumental (pardon the pun) in reconvening the Go-Go’s, and the group continues to enjoy popular and successful tours and recordings.
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