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I'M WITH THE BAND Confessions of a Groupie

Des Barres, Pamela

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ISBN 10: 1556525893 / ISBN 13: 9781556525896
Published by Chicago Review Press, Chicago, 2005
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Glossy color photo illustrated paper wrappers, light purple titles at front, purple and red titles at cream spine, light to moderate shelf wear to edges, and head and tail of spine, corners lightly thumbed but straight. Book body tight, small coffee stain to title page that bled over to inside of front cover, else clean, b&w photo illustrations throughout. Signed and inscribed by the author at title page. Updated edition with new foreword by Dave Navarro. Bookseller Inventory # 48895

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Title: I'M WITH THE BAND Confessions of a Groupie

Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Chicago

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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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.

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Pamela Des Barres is the author of Let's Spend the Night Together and Take Another Little Piece of My Heart. A spokesperson for her generation, she is an authority on classic rock and the freewheelin' rock 'n' roll lifestyle. She has written for the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan, and many other magazines.

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