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Charlotte Caffey

Charlotte CaffeyAKA Charlotte Irene Caffey

Born: 21-Oct-1953
Birthplace: Santa Monica, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Guitarist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lead guitarist for The Go-Go's

Charlotte Caffey has been the lead guitarist for The Go-Go's since its inception in 1978 under the name The Misfits. After The Go-Go's dissolution in 1985 she formed The Graces, a trio which also included vocalists Gia Ciambotti and Meredith Brooks; only one album (Perfect View (1989)) was released before the band ceased to exist in 1992. Caffey subsequently rejoined with her former bandmates to resurrect The Go-Go's in 1994, releasing the album God Bless the Go-Go's in 2001. She occasionally participates in the project Ze Malibu Kids alongside her husband Jeff McDonald (formerly of Redd Kross) and her daughter Astrid.

Father: Michael Caffey (film director)
Husband: Jeff McDonald (musician)
Daughter: Astrid Caffey (b. 1995)

    The Go-Go's Guitarist (1978-85, 1990,and 1994-)
    Belinda Carlisle Guitarist
    The Graces Guitarist (1988-92)
    Ze Malibu Kids Guitarist
    unknown detox facility 1985 (heroin)
    Risk Factors: Heroin

    Urgh! A Music War (19-Nov-1981) · Herself

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