Observing Los Angeles

Vintage street scene: The Go-Gos

gogosfountain.jpgThe Go-Gos tool around early '80s Los Angeles in a convertible, vamp outside Trashy Lingerie on La Cienega and frolic in the electric fountain at Wilshire & Santa Monica in Beverly Hills in the video for their hit "Our Lips Are Sealed." No embedding allowed, so you have to go watch it at YouTube.

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