I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie by Pamela Des Barres

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Read I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie Online Free - The stylish, exuberant, and remarkably sweet confession of one of the most famous groupies of the 1960s and 70s is back in print in this new edition that includes an afterword on the author's last 15 years of adventures. As soon as she graduated from high school, Pamela Des Barres headed for the Sunset Strip, where she knocked on rock stars' backstage doors and immersed herself in the drugs, danger, and ecstasy of the freewheeling 1960s. Over the next 10 years she had affairs with Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, Keith Moon, Waylon Jennings, Chris Hillman, Noel Redding, and Jim Morrison, among others. She traveled with Led Zeppelin; lived in sin with Don Johnson; turned down a date with Elvis Presley; and was close friends with Robert Plant, Gram Parsons, Ray Davies, and Frank Zappa. As a member of the GTO's, a girl group masterminded by Frank Zappa, she was in the thick of the most revolutionary renaissance in the history of modern popular music. Warm, witty, and sexy, this kiss-and-tell–all stands out as the perfect chronicle of one of rock 'n' roll's most thrilling eras.



Title : I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie
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ISBN : 1556525893
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 320 pages


Reviews


Ana rated it ★★★☆☆

February 06, 2017

“I couldn’t have done it better myself. I will always love you Miss Pamela, and again a thousand apologies for the premature ejaculation.” – Robert Plant Whenever I hear the word rock star, I immediately think of Spinal Tap. And Almost Famous. And The Banger Sisters. Rock stars are poor misun...


Madeline rated it ★★★☆☆

December 16, 2015

Pamela Des Barres grew up living a comfortable middle-class life in Reseda California. She had loving parents and a stable home life, and all signs pointed to her leading a perfectly ordinary life. But somewhere along the line, Pamela Miller became Pamela Des Barres, one of the most legendary gro...


Genevieve rated it ★★★★★

November 11, 2007

her description of paul mccartney's balls is priceless.


mark rated it ★☆☆☆☆

May 28, 2012

the main thing that i remember about this book is the image of timothy hutton leaving a bathroom with a trail of toilet paper emerging like a banner from between his asscheeks. oh the humanity. this short bit acts as a capper on the basically contemptuous timothy hutton sequence. the tone through...


Sarah rated it ★☆☆☆☆

September 23, 2010

I'm ashamed to admit I read this book, but it's nearing the end of the year, people, and I need to knock out the rest of my Gilmore Girls list! This book was horrible. Absolutely horrible. I came into it with high hopes. I was expecting it would be like "Almost Famous," and was excited to read ab...


Eileen rated it ★★★★★

October 22, 2007

This book was unexpectedly inspirational for me in my formative years, I think because I hadn't heard of many women who managed to participate in the world of rock without losing their voices. Does that sound odd? It isn't when you think how many women are treated as accoutrements or decorations...


Chantel rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 16, 2010

"Miss Pamela" attached herself to absolutely anyone on the rock scene, so there is some good gossip here. She brags about her sexual exploits with Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Jim Morrison, Mick Jagger, among many, many, many others. The narrative is interwoven with excerpts from her diary, the part...


Sara rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 02, 2016

Bila sam jako uzbuđena kad sam dobila ovu knjigu u ruke jer volim rock i sve vezano za njega, a da ne spominjem da se Miss Pamela ljubila sa Jimom Morrisonom (ljubomorna do neba i nazad), ali već nakon par stranica knjige uzbuđenje je splasnulo. Ova žena i dalje piše kao da joj je 13 godina, a ni...


Caitlin rated it ★★★☆☆

June 02, 2011

I have so many thoughts about this book, I'm not even sure where to begin. Let me start with the fact that it was way enjoyable to read. Des Barres has a writing style that isn't terribly polished yet is very fun and enthusiastic and even has moments of literary brilliance. I can see why she was...


Kerstin rated it ★★★★★

July 16, 2007

This was my bible for a long time. Despite how it is marketed, it is less name-dropping, gossipy chick lit and more the unapologetic, heartfelt diary of one teenaged girl's sexual awakening. Granted, this particular teenaged girl happened to find herself in circumstances vastly favorable to your...





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