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I'm with the band: Rock's most famous groupies tell all for VH1 documentary 'Letĺs Spend the Night..
LA Times ^ | December 15, 2010 | Gerrick D. Kennedy

Posted on 12/17/2010 2:04:53 PM PST by a fool in paradise

...Adapted from Pamela Des Barres' bestselling book... the doc follows Des Barres... as she travels across the country reconnecting and reminiscing with the women who lived up to their reputations.

...“Rock 'n’ roll is art, but it also means sex, so it’s just the perfect combination -- especially for the young teenage girl. I remember when Mick Jagger lit me up when I was 15, and I thought, 'OK, I want some of that.' [But] our relationship was purely sexual.” Des Barres was motivated to log her experiences, and those of her pals, because she felt the word "groupie" had become something tawdry, especially as reality shows featuring rock stars looking for love in a house full of women looking for fame became the norm.

...Her cross-country journey took her to Utah to see Tura Satana, the woman who taught Elvis a few tricks in the boudoir; Seattle, where Robert Plant's muse Michele Overman resides; Chicago, the home of iconic groupie Cynthia Plaster Caster; California to meet Cassandra Peterson, who was a well-known groupie before becoming Elvira; and Arkansas, to visit the famous Connie Hamzy, known solely as “Sweet Connie.”

...“Look, we’re not hookers, we loved the glamour,” she clarifies in the film when pressed about her conquests. “We’re getting to hang with celebrities. I’m 55 years old, so I don’t do the things I used to. I don’t look the way I used to. There aren’t women who could do what me or Pamela does. How many songs on the radio have a gal's name in it?”

Sweet Connie never minces her words -- ever. She boasts that she’s bedded -- or serviced -- anywhere from 700 to 1,000 musicians and their crew guys. She says she still gets requests from bands, which she is happy to oblige...

(Excerpt) Read more at latimesblogs.latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: band; bands; culturewar; groupies; imwiththeband; music; musicans; pameladesbarres; pornification; rockandroll; rockstars; sex; slut; vdhag; vh1; viacom; whore

1 posted on 12/17/2010 2:04:58 PM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: a fool in paradise
Sweet Connie never minces her words -- ever. She boasts that she’s bedded -- or serviced -- anywhere from 700 to 1,000 musicians and their crew guys.

Would. Not. Want.

2 posted on 12/17/2010 2:07:38 PM PST by dirtboy
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To: a fool in paradise
Wow, boasting about being a door knob!

Turgid to the extreme.

3 posted on 12/17/2010 2:08:10 PM PST by TheWriterTX (Buy Ammo Often)
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To: a fool in paradise

...“Look, we’re not hookers..”

No they are wh*res.

FR is getting worse. People posting gay pictures and other filth. It is getting tedious.


4 posted on 12/17/2010 2:09:26 PM PST by Frantzie
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To: dirtboy

How many dumb dudes did she give serial and virulent STDs to?


5 posted on 12/17/2010 2:11:00 PM PST by Frantzie
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To: a fool in paradise; 537cant be wrong; Aeronaut; ├čudda├čudd; bassmaner; Bella_Bru; ...

PING!


6 posted on 12/17/2010 2:11:05 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: dirtboy
Me neither.

It'd be like sleeping with these guys.


7 posted on 12/17/2010 2:11:08 PM PST by skeeter
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To: a fool in paradise

Proud Sluts of America United Local 69


8 posted on 12/17/2010 2:11:34 PM PST by GeronL (#7 top poster at CC, friend to all, nicest guy ever, +96/-14, ignored by 1 sockpuppet.. oh & BANNED)
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To: a fool in paradise

I am sorry I read this!
Yuuuucckkk.


9 posted on 12/17/2010 2:11:41 PM PST by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Looks like a hooker to me.

10 posted on 12/17/2010 2:12:11 PM PST by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: a fool in paradise

I wonder what pics of these women in their youth exist, if any?


11 posted on 12/17/2010 2:13:38 PM PST by 2harddrive
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To: skeeter

Sleeping with roadies? Sheez, those guys will do it with anyone and anything. She probably has new life forms growing within her.


12 posted on 12/17/2010 2:13:53 PM PST by dirtboy
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To: a fool in paradise
because she felt the word "groupie" had become something tawdry

There is a reason for that.

13 posted on 12/17/2010 2:13:58 PM PST by Jemian (You do NOT need a parachute to skydive. You DO need a parachute to skydive TWICE.)
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To: for-q-clinton

And Viacom is there to spread the legacy to the public. From the sound of it, this is a “response” to other programming on VH1 or MTV which also promotes the lifestyle.

Wish they’d promote MUSIC.


14 posted on 12/17/2010 2:14:17 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: a fool in paradise

“...“Look, we’re not hookers, we loved the glamour,” she clarifies in the film when pressed about her conquests. “We’re getting to hang with celebrities”

No you aren’t dear, like the movie starlets of old, you’re being passed around as a sexual party favor. You aren’t hanging out with them in terms of parties as guests.


15 posted on 12/17/2010 2:15:51 PM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: 2harddrive

There are some on the LA Times article.


16 posted on 12/17/2010 2:17:30 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: a fool in paradise

She’s a day late and dollar short.

“Metal Sludge” groupies have been describing in _great detail_ their trysts with rockers.

http://www.metalsludge.tv/home/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=39&Itemid=53

You were warned....:))


17 posted on 12/17/2010 2:17:41 PM PST by Salamander (Can't sleep....the clowns will eat me.)
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To: 2harddrive

Seems to gloss over just how young they were when they began as well.


18 posted on 12/17/2010 2:17:58 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: a fool in paradise

Proud Sluts of America United Local 69


19 posted on 12/17/2010 2:19:33 PM PST by GeronL (#7 top poster at CC, friend to all, nicest guy ever, +96/-14, ignored by 1 sockpuppet.. oh & BANNED)
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To: Niuhuru

Their last play for “fame by proxy” to getting recorded in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


20 posted on 12/17/2010 2:20:55 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: a fool in paradise

Lol


21 posted on 12/17/2010 2:21:10 PM PST by tutstar
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To: a fool in paradise

Thats just nasty!!!


22 posted on 12/17/2010 2:23:07 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Sounds just disgusting.


23 posted on 12/17/2010 2:26:41 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: a fool in paradise
I read Des Barres’ book. She recounts how she was a member of the female group “The GTO’s” but Frank Zappa threw her out of the band for doing drugs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_GTOs

24 posted on 12/17/2010 2:28:39 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: Frantzie; mojitojoe
FR is getting worse. People posting gay pictures and other filth. It is getting tedious.

Then leave.

Word is we've been bought out by the Saudis.

25 posted on 12/17/2010 2:36:08 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The Tree of Liberty did not grow from an ACORN!)
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To: Frantzie
FR is getting worse. People posting gay pictures and other filth. It is getting tedious.

Say's FR's most notorious pro-Gay FReeper. Remember the rampage you went on after the gay college student killed himself? I do...
26 posted on 12/17/2010 2:36:29 PM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: GeronL

Geeeez those unions really are out of control.


27 posted on 12/17/2010 2:37:58 PM PST by jazminerose (o)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

LOL! The loser from loser town Las Vegas. Lose you Social Security money for this month on the nickel slots?

Nice job how you re-elected Hairy Reid. He could not have done it without the scum in Las Vegas. Go report me - little man.


28 posted on 12/17/2010 2:39:46 PM PST by Frantzie
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To: jazminerose

Just wait until California legalizes pot and the unions take all of the profit out of it!


29 posted on 12/17/2010 2:40:23 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: a fool in paradise
...she felt the word "groupie" had become something tawdry

NEWSFLASH

30 posted on 12/17/2010 2:46:35 PM PST by NorCoGOP (OBAMA: Living proof that hope is not a plan.)
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To: Frantzie

Go play with your self Frantzie.


31 posted on 12/17/2010 2:48:53 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The Tree of Liberty did not grow from an ACORN!)
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To: a fool in paradise

What a waste of band width.


32 posted on 12/17/2010 3:01:39 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: a fool in paradise

33 posted on 12/17/2010 3:07:36 PM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Ya’ll keep it up while I pop the corn.


34 posted on 12/17/2010 3:10:07 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: TSgt

He’s a poofter too??

Never would have guessed...


35 posted on 12/17/2010 3:14:35 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The Tree of Liberty did not grow from an ACORN!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Sad to think you need to let yourself become a piece of meat to feel important.


36 posted on 12/17/2010 3:26:41 PM PST by skyman
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To: skyman

More like a garbage can.


37 posted on 12/17/2010 3:29:51 PM PST by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: a fool in paradise

38 posted on 12/17/2010 3:44:11 PM PST by woofie
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To: Niuhuru

A blow-up doll has more morals.


39 posted on 12/17/2010 3:44:33 PM PST by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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To: a fool in paradise

Pamela Des Barres has certainly gotten a lot of mileage out of ‘groupie memoirs’. She released I’m With the Band in 1987!


40 posted on 12/17/2010 3:53:19 PM PST by Judges Gone Wild (Who are these uncircumcised to oppose the armies of the Living God?)
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To: a fool in paradise
I worked security at a concert for the Stones back on Nov 27th and 28th of 1981 in the Carrier Dome.

I saw all these women throwing themselves at the band.

Mick Jagger was basically tackled by one who got through security as she fell into him. He gave her a hug, and said "Sorry Luv, too tired - - but thanks for the kiss."

He kissed her hand and walked away.

It was almost sweet.

41 posted on 12/17/2010 5:25:31 PM PST by SkyPilot
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