This Los Angeles landmark got its start in ParisSource: Pinterest
The Whisky spawned go-go dancingsource: Los Angeles Daily News
So she's up there playing the records. She's a young girl, so while she's playing 'em, all of a sudden she starts dancing to 'em! It was a dream. It worked.
In the late '60s, the Whisky could make you a star
Punk took over the Whisky in the '70sSource: Los Angeles Times
The '80s were all about glam metalSource: Whisky a Go Go
We played the Whisky, half the crowd would come back to our house and drink and do blow, smack, Percodan, quaaludes, and whatever else we could get for free ... There would be members of punk-scene remnants like 45 Grave and the Circle Jerks coming to our almost nightly parties while guys in metal newborns like Ratt and W.A.S.P. spilled out into the courtyard and the street. Girls would arrive in shifts. One would be climbing out the window while another was coming in the door.