Good Girls Go to Heaven (Bad Girls Go Everywhere)
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
"Good Girls Go to Heaven (Bad Girls Go Everywhere)" is a song written by Jim Steinman. It was first performed by Pandora's Box on their 1989 album Original Sin. Group member Holly Sherwood performed lead vocals.
Like many Jim Steinman song titles, this song's title appears to be derived from a popular expression or figure of speech. "Good girls go to heaven, but bad girls go everywhere" made its way into popular culture through entertainer Mae West and also Helen Gurley Brown, author of the popular book Sex and the Single Girl.