Pamela Des Barres


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Pamela Des Barres aka Miss Pamela (born Pamela Ann Miller on September 9, 1948) is a former rock and roll groupie, author, and magazine writer.

Des Barres was born in Reseda, California. Her mother was a housewife and her father worked for Anheuser-Busch and occasionally worked as a gold miner. She idolized the Beatles and Elvis Presley as a child, and fantasized about meeting and dating her favorite Beatle, Paul McCartney.

A high school acquaintaince introduced Pamela to Don Van Vliet, better known as Captain Beefheart, a musician and friend of Frank Zappa. Vliet in turn introduced her to Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones, which drew her to the rock music scene on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. She started to spend her tim
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It is such a joy to be able to travel all over the world and meet with my wonderful dolls.  I spent some time in the chilly Toronto, Canada weather earlier this month and wanted to share a few photos of our adventures.


I can’t go to Canada without getting a poutine! YUM!

At the fab reading and signing at Tequila Bookworm on Queen Street in Toronto. Organized by my dear friends from Muses and Stu... Read more of this blog post »
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“November 18. . . I dig musicians, I feel they have the most to offer me mentally and emotionally because they think basically along the same lines that I do; extremely creative people. Music is Life. As Captain Beefheart once said 'God is a perfect musical note.”
Pamela Des Barres, I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie

“I was floating around in the Garden of Eden, thrilled to be a human being at the Human-Be-In, knowing the world could be saved if we loved one another. I was draped in flowers, bestowed upon me by my brothers and sisters. I was laughing, loving, breathing Princess of Peace...”
Pamela Des Barres, I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie

“Be still my eternal groupie heart”
Pamela Des Barres, Let's Spend the Night Together: Backstage Secrets of Rock Muses and Supergroupies

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