The Wildwood Girls with NEIL!!!
Congratulations, Danielle and Renee!
Hey Mark, only 14 weeks til Atlantic City!!!
What's Been Cooked Up Lately?
Click HERE for a full NEIL!!! April Calendar!
April 1--April Fool's Day!
Don't forget to set those clocks ahead!
April 6,7,8--NEIL!!! and Pat perform in Las Vegas, NV
from "The Orleans" website:
Twenty years ago, Pat Benatar began blazing a trail for female rock
stars that broke all the rules. Pat was bold, self-assured
and independent. Songs such as "Love Is A Battlefield," "Hit Me
With Your Best Shot," "We Live For Love" and "Heartbreaker"
became anthems for a new attitude. At the dawn of MTV, Pat was
the image of the female rocker for an entire generation of young
women and the young men who loved them.
Pat was surely the leading female rock vocalist of the 80's. Of
the nine original albums she headlined from 1979 to 1989, six
were certified platinum and three gold. Of the decades 10 Grammy
years, she was nominated for Best Female Rock Performance in
eight of them, winning an unprecedented four consecutive years.
In 1979, Pat debuted with the platinum "In The Heat of the Night"
and both "Heartbreaker" and "We Live For Love" charted in the Top
40. Her next album, "Crimes of Passion" (1980), rocketed to #2,
reached quadruple platinum and included her first Top 10 hit, the
gold certified "Hit Me With Your Best Shot." The album also
spawned the video for "You Better Run" the second ever aired on
MTV. In addition, "Crimes of Passion" copped Pat the first of her
In 1997, Pat's first original album in four years, "Innamorata" was
released. She was also invited to perform that year at the Lilith
Fair, where so many female artists enjoyed the fruits of their
success thanks in part to the seeds planted by the pioneering Benatar.
Now celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the release of her debut
album, Pat has been married for the last 19 of those years to
guitarist, songwriter, producer, collaborator and bandmate Neil Giraldo.
April 9--10 year anniversary of the release of TRUE LOVE!
April 15--Happy Easter!
hmmm....I think I have a cousin with a birthday on April 30th,
but I can't remember who!
Check the Benatar Fan Club News Page
for info on the recent National Geographic
album news, an upcoming feature in US Magazine, and some concert dates!
Recent concert photos now online at the Benatar Fan Club Photo Gallery!
Special thanks to Mary Wiesner for the great new logo and
Gino Calistri (from NEIL!!! country) for saving the NEIL!!! site!