By Pamela Des Barres
This intimate account of 24 mythical groupies finds what went on in the back of the closed doorways of rock stars from Elvis to Marilyn Manson. together with Pamela Des Barres's revealing interviews with and profiles of different supergroupies, this ebook bargains firsthand glimpses into the behind the scenes international of rock stars and the ladies who enjoyed them. The groupies—such as pass over Japan appealing, who taught Elvis find out how to dance; Cassandra Peterson (Mistress of the Dark), who tangled with Tom Jones in Sin urban; Cynthia Plaster Caster, who redefined the paintings of Jimi Hendrix; and Miss B., who printed Kurt Cobain’s penchant for lip gloss—tell tales that pass way past an account of a one-night stand to turn into part of track heritage.
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They called us punk rock, but I thought we were lollipop, like a joke. ’ I made two albums, for RCA UK. The first record was all rock and roll. During the second one, it was romance time with my guitar player, Louie. I thought it was punky to write hymns and love songs, punkier than trying to be punk. Like saying, ‘Fuck you! ’ But there were a couple of good tracks. Stuart Copeland, Henry Padovani, and Sting were in my band in England. They worked for me and the Police was my opening act. They didn’t Cherry Vanilla 31 have Andy Summers then, and Henry was a real punk guitarist.
By the time she was a teenager, two of her siblings had already moved out. “There was a huge generation gap. I was a stranger in a strange land. I was from one planet, my parents were from another, and they were never going to understand the planet I was on. That’s why when I went to the Copa; I knew I belonged with those people, not the telephone operator. My parents and I weren’t close and didn’t talk about anything. ” It seems that most music lovers remember the very first record on their turntables.
12 Let’s Spend the Night Together Tura smiles. ” Elvis was becoming more passionately adept, but there was one very important amorous pleasure he had yet to experience. ” Tura grins. ” Apparently other women had tried to entice Elvis in that direction, but that particular female scent had put him off. “I had just made love to him in the shower, and I said, ‘Wait a minute! Before I took you in my mouth, I washed you very well, because I don’t know who you’ve been with. And the same applies to me.