BETTY’S first few years living in New York City are crazy and filled with music, art and the promise of great things to come. Or is it? They blow a big TV meeting deal, hang with the B-52’s and get into the music scene in the the early 90’s in New York.

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BETTY’s Pride episode! Celebrating LGBTA rights past, present, and future. It’s early 1990’s in NYC and BETTY travels to Toronto and meet Miss Maggie Moore. Lesbian chic hits NYC with clubs like Sunday’s at Café Tabac. BETTY meets Gloria Steinem for the first time. The Early 90’s are fagtastic! Oh and there’s a new BETTY baby in town….

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The last gasp of the 80’s for BETTY.
They’re discovered by HBO and picked up to do a childrens tv series called Encyclopedia. They do the music up in the Berkshire theater festival with director Michael Grief. They all go through the death of a mother.

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BETTY ON TOUR
Amy, Alyson, and Elizabeth talk for a minute from Germany on tour. Back for a full episode 8 in two weeks.

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Late 80’s BETTY tours the mid-west and starts doing radio for the first time in Chicago. First cell phones. Drinking and fucking their way through the Edinburgh fringe festival and getting booked in London for months. Meeting lifelong friends and touring, touring, touring…They meet producer Mike Thorne who looms large in their career. They still don’t get signed.

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BETTY in DC late 80’s. Bands they saw at 9:30 club. The drinking. The girlfriends. Filling up on things when feeling vulnerable from writing and performing. The horrifying republicans. D.C. Space the bar and what went on after closing. The cool salons for music and art in dc. Amy chugs frat guys under the table. BETTY gets their first tour.

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Episode 5. BETTY is getting weird and doing their own thing. Amy, Alyson and Elizabeth talk about what made the performers. Amy gets a girlfriend. Elizabeth’s mom rejects her sexuality. Alyson’s talks about her mom. They talk about their favorite drink from Kramer Books in DC.

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Episode 4.
Elizabeth, Amy, Alyson consciousness raising time in the early 80’s. OBZ plays gigs. BETTY’s first appearance at the original 9:30 club. How they got the name BETTY. Alyson meets her important man. Elizabeth collapses in a lezzie disco. BETTY bombs at the Bayou. The put on a “show” at D.C. Space.

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Episode 3-Amy, Alyson and Elizabeth’s first band Quiver breaks apart. They stay together. Alyson gets a new job at a hot tub emporium. The beginning of AIDS and singing in hospitals. They start a new art/new wave band called On Beyond Zebra. 9:30 Club. Their first gay pride show hidden away in D.C.

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Episode 2 -Their first all girl punk band gets a name and a reputation in D.C. Sex becomes a huge part of their lifestyle in ’80 and ’81. They have exciting gigs. Alyson and Elizabeth get arrested. Amy gets pregnant. The three start discovering feminism. Tension begins in the band. And this is just early days!

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This podcast is also sponsored by The Apartment Lounge bar in Grand Rapids Michigan. Go in and have a drink and tell them BETTY sent you!! https://www.apartmentloungegr.com