women in punk 1975-1980

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All of these bands/performers recorded between 1975-80, unless marked by an 
* which denotes they didn't record until 1981.

Band  	City  State  Country  Members	notes 

*Gator Family  Austin  TX  USA  Vocals - Sally Norvel
Germs  LA  CA  USA  Bass - Lorna Doom (Teresa Ryan)  Drums - Donna Rhia
Get Smart  Lawrence  KS  USA  Vocals - Lisa
Girls At Our Best  Leeds    UK  Vocals - Judy Evans
Glass Torpedoes  Liverpool    UK  Vocals - Barbara Donovan/Kate Gill
Glaxo Babies  Bristol    UK  Sax-Lora Logic  
     see Essential Logic, Red Crayola, X-Ray Spex
Gloria Mundi  London    UK  Vocals - Sunshine Patterson 
*Glorious Strangers  NY  NY  USA  ? - Carol Tiers
Glueams      SWITZ  Vocals - Dorette
Go-Betweens  Brisbane    AUS  Drums - Lindy Morrison
Go-Gos  LA  CA  USA  Vocals - Belinda Carlisle  Guitar - Charlotte Caffey            
     Guitar - Jane Wiedlin  Bass - Margot Olavera/Kathy Valentine 
     Drums - Elissa Bello/Gina Schock  
     see Castration Squad, Eyes, Go-Go's, Sex Sick, Textones, Violators
God's Gift  Manchester    UK  ? - Laura Plant
Grauzone    GER  Sax - Claudine Chirac  see also Starter
*Vivien Goldman  London    UK  Vocals - Vivien Goldman  see Flying Lizards
     Vivien went on to French duo Chantage 
*Gun Club  LA  CA  USA  Bass - Patricia Morrison  see Bags, Legal Weapon
Guys  Denver  CO  USA  Vocals - Jo Ann Gogue  Guitar - Aleta Haas
     Bass - Cherri Morris  Drums - Cleo Ortiz  see Varve
Gynecologists  NY  NY  USA  Guitar - Nina Canal  
     see Dark Day, Tone Death, Ut
Nina Hagen  Berlin    GER  Vocals - Nina Hagen
*Half Japanese  Uniontown  MD  USA  Sax-Lana Zabko
Hansaplast  Hannover    GER  Vocals/Sax - Annette Benjamin  Bass - 
     Renate Baumgart  Drums - Bettina Schroder 
*Head Cheese  Philadelphia  PA  USA  Vocals - Susan Ottaviano  Vocals/
     Keyboards - Lauren Roselli/Jade Lee 
Hi Sheriffs of Blue  NY  NY  USA   Bass - Elizabeth Fowler  Sax - 
     Carla Whitney
Jeff and Jane Hudson  Vocals/Bass - Jane Hudson  see Rentals
Human Switchboard  Kent  OH  USA  Vocals/Keyboards - Myrna Marcarian
Icon Ad      UK  Vocals -  ?
Ideal    GER  Vocals/Keyboards - Annette Humpe
Idle Idols  Auckland  NEW ZEAL  Vocals - Sandra Jones  Guitar - 
     Jamie Jetson (Julie Curlette)  Bass - Leonie Bachelor  
     Drums - Shona
I'm So Hollow  Sheffield    UK  Vocals/Keyboards - Jane Wilson
*Individuals  NY  NY  USA  Bass - Janet Wygal
Infants  Dallas  TX  USA  Bass - Linda Shaw
Inflatable Boy Clams  SF  CA  USA  Vocals/Bass - Jo Jo Planteen  Guitar/
     Drums - Carol Detweiler  Guitar - Judy Gittelsohn  Sax - Genvieve 
     Boutet de Monvel  see Pink Section
Innocents  London    UK  Vocals - Marguerite Van Cook  Bass - Sarah Hall/
     Jo Hurst  Drums - Suzy Kent/Terry Smith  Keyboards - Fiona Barry 
*Instigators      NEW ZEAL Vocals/Keyboards - Sonya Walters
*Inverted Triangle  SF  CA  USA  Vocals - Jai Jai Noire  Guitar - Viki Jacobson
JJ 180  Santa Cruz  CA  USA  Bass - Tora Brooks
Joan Jett  LA  CA  USA  Vocals/Guitar - Joan Jett  see Runaways
John Gavanti  NY  NY  USA  Viola/Cello - Ikue Mori  Clarinet - Don Burg 
     (China/Connie Burg)  see DNA, Don King, Mars
Jungle Nausea  Portland  OR  USA  Vocals - ?
Kandeggina Gang  Milan  ITALY  Vocals - Jo Squillo (Giovanna Coletti)
     all-female
Kaos  LA  CA  USA  Guitar - Lisa Adams  Bass - Amy Wichmann
Killjoys      UK  Bass - Gem/Ghislaine/Gill Weston  went on to Girlschool  
Kleenex  Zurich    SWITZ  Vocals - Regula Sing  Guitar - Marlene Marder  
     Bass/Vocals - Klaudia Schiff  Drums - Lislot Ha  see Liliput
Klitz  Memphis  TN  USA  Vocals/Guitar - Lesa Aldridge  Drums/Vocals - 
     Marcia Clifton  Vocals/Keyboards - Gail Clifton  Bass/Vocals - 
     Amy Gassner  Lisa sang backing vocals for Big Star
*Kommunity FK  LA  CA  USA 
*Kozmetics  Boston  MA  USA   Bass - H.P.  Drums - Laurel Blanchard
Legal Weapon  LA  CA  USA  Vocals - Kat Arthur  Bass - Patricia Morrison  
     see Bags, Gun Club
Lemon Kittens        Vocals - Danielle Dax
Lewd  SF  CA  USA   Bass - Olga de Volga  see Offs, VS.
Liggers  Manchester    UK  Vocals/Keyboards - Pattie Owens  Synth - Gina Sobers  
     Bass - Donna Sullivan  they had all sung backup in Manchester Mekon
Liliput  Zurich    SWITZ  Vocals - Crigle Freund  Guitar - Marlene Marder  
     Bass/Vocals - Klaudia Schiff  Drums - Lislot Ha/Chrigle Freund 
     Sax/Vocals -  Angie Barrack  see Kleenex
*Little Girls  LA  CA  USA  Vocals - Michele Maso ? - Caroline Maso
Look  Washington  DC  USA  Keyboards - Xyra Harper
Lori & the Chameleons  Liverpool  UK  Vocals - Lori Larley
Los Microwaves  SF  CA  USA   Bass - Meg Brazil
Lost Cherrees      UK  Vocals - Sian Jeffries/Ruth
Lost Patrol      UK
Lous      FRA  all female
*Lovedolls  LA  CA  USA  Bass - Abby Travis
Lena Lovich      UK  Vocals - Lena Lovich
Lubricants    WI  USA  Vocals/Bass - Patti Buth
Lucrate Milk  Paris  FRA  Vocals/Synth - Nina Childress 
Ludus  Manchester    UK  Performance/Art/Vocals - Linder Sterling (Linda Mulvey)
Lust  NY  NY  USA  Bass - Kimberly Smith	
Lydia Lunch  NY  NY  USA  Vocals -  Lydia Lunch (Lydia Koch)  
     see Teenage Jesus, Beirut Slump, Eight Eyed Spy  

 
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