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Pamela Des Barres (1993)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages audio, 1993

The Girl Together Outrageously looks back with fondness at her time as L.A.'s Queen of the Groupies: the people — Captain Beefheart, Zappa, Gram Parsons, Lowell George, Led Zep; the scenes from the '60s Sunset Strip to Rodney's English Disco, and the transition from free love to corruption and abuse.

File format: mp3 File size: 60.3mb Interview length: 1h 05' 53" seconds Sound quality: ***

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The GTOs: Permanent Damage (Straight/CBS)

Review by Miles, International Times, 27 February 1970

IT'S NOT TOO difficult to reject the spectacle of Hollywood, to drop out, find yourself, re-evalue your ideas, unless you LIVE in Hollywood. What if ...

The GTOs: Girls Together With Groups Outrageously

Interview by Rob Partridge, Record Mirror, 4 July 1970

YUP, IT was going to be one of those days. Miss Pamela and Miss Cynderella were in town. Which must be worth a quick Wow! ...

A Requiem For Miss Christine

Comment by Lillian Roxon, New York Sunday News, 26 November 1972

THE DEATH OF Christine Frka has depressed me deeply. Miss Christine (she never used that troublesome last name) had her shining face on this page ...

New York Dolls, Iggy Pop, Hollywood Stars, the GTOs: Hollywood Street Revival and Trash Dance, the Palladium, Hollywood CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 15 October 1974

Glitter-Rock Stages a Symbolic Wake ...

Girl Together Outrageously: Pamela Des Barres

Interview by Ian Fortnam, Classic Rock, 2002

IN CASUAL DEFIANCE of the fact that her fifty-fifth birthday looms large, the Marchioness Des Barres positively radiates rude good health and an undeniably disarming ...

Miss Christine: The Fast Life of a Rock Legend

Retrospective by Erik Himmelsbach, Alta Journal, 11 December 2018

Christine Frka was a muse to Alice Cooper, a secretary to Frank Zappa, and a member of a pioneering all-girl band. The glamour goddess-icon of ...

Miss Mercy, colourful L.A. rock fixture and cofounder of Frank Zappa's GTOs, dies at 71

Obituary by Chris Campion, Los Angeles Times, 31 July 2020

MISS MERCY, the effervescent rock 'n' roll superfan who found fame as a member of Frank Zappa's "groupie" girl-group the GTOs (Girls Together Outrageously), died ...

see also Frank Zappa


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