Pamela Des Barres: Let’s Spend the Night Together (book review)

Interesting choice of book this time.

This book features stories from 24 groupies that tell their stories from backstage, to front stage, to bathroom run ins with some of the biggest stars in rock and roll.

Now being that this is a book about groupies, there are plenty of explicit details and some nudity pics. You will get to hear from The Plaster Casters girls, the GTOs among others. (Do a quick google search for more info on those). While some of the stories are interesting, there are a few that are really boring and lack detail, and lets face it, we read these books for the explicit details. Also included is the story of a male groupie which is quite different and interesting because when you think of the word “groupie” you think of women, not guys.

Some of these women wanted to be part of the backstage area and would do anything, some wanted to be the the musician’s girldfriends or wives, and some just wanted to be “that city’s girl”, but they all had one thing in common and it was just to sleep with the rockstars.

Overall and interesting book if youd like to hear some of the weird stuff that musicians do behind the curtain.

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Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Release Date: July 1, 2007
# of Pages: 400

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Chris Jericho: The Best in the World (book review)

I have never been a big fan of wrestling, but i came across this book at Barnes and Noble for 50% off and bonus, it was a signed copy as well.

I wont post a looong review because this is a long book and i just want to touch on some of the main stories.

Jericho is an awesome story teller! You will not be bored with this book and won’t want to put it down. There are so many behind the scenes stories about the WWE and his travels around the world, both with the WWE and his band Fozzy.

Throughtout the book i was laughing the whole way. I wont spoil it for you, but his story in the nightclub about meeting Ne-yo and “Tee-yo” had me rolling! You’ll just have to get the book to read about those stories.

Jericho gives the complete truth about his wrestling career and his comeback to WWE. He talks about his feud in the ring with Shawn Michaels and some of the other big names in the wrestling industry like HHH, John Cena, The Great Khali, and many many others.

Thjs was such a fun read that i got Jericho’s two previous books “A Lion’s Tale” and “Undisputed” and i plan to review those soon in the near future, so stay on the look for those reviews!

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Publisher: Gotham
Release Date: October 14, 2014
# of Pages: 432

Chuck Berry: The Autobiography (book review)

The real deal story of one of the most influential guys in rock n roll history. Chuck Berry tells it how it is!

The book started a bit slow with him talking about his childhood and growing up in St. Louis. But after that it gets really interesting with his touring tellings. Mr. Berry doesn’t hold back on anything, from his days in prison (yes he was in prison for a few years) to his trouble with the IRS and the many women he met throughout his life (i bolded met for a reason)

Right on the back cover is a sentence written by John Lennon himself. “If you tried to give rock n roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry” for a good reason. Mr Berry gives you a very detailed explanation of how some of his songs came to be and the inspiration behind his most famous songs. There is even a chapter included just about some of his songs only.

Get this book and learn about one of rock n roll’s most influential legends. It will not dissapoint and will make you wish you were born back in his time!

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Publisher: Harmony
Release Date: January 1, 1987
# of Pages: 352

Lemmy Kilmister: White Line Fever (book review)

This is one of those autobiographies that is a most read! Lemmy writes with such ease and it made me feel like we were sitting in the back area of the Rainbow in an afternoon and he was telling me war stories. I wish there was an audio cd for this book spoken by Lemmy himself.

If you choose to read this book, be ready to take a ride from the beginnings of rock n roll. From the Beatles to the Rolling Stones to Jimi Hendrix. Lemmy has been in the music business from way before Motorhead. He was a roadie for Jimi Hendrix for sometime and knew the guys from the Beatles. Lemmy explains some things about the Beatles and the Stones that you will not expect at all.

Theres great explanation from Lemmy’s days in Hawkwind and all of the other bands he was in before forming Motorhead. I found myself laghing a lot at some of the stories from the road and all the mixture of drugs and “love” that was going on back in the day.

I wish people would hear about this book more, because it is such an underrated book, and I dont ever hear anybody talking about this book when it comes to musicians autobiographies. Hope whoever reads this review picks up a copy of this book and enjoy some really great stories about sex, rock, and rock n roll, and more sex haha.

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Publisher: Simin and Schuster
Release Date: November 4, 2002
# of Pages: 304