After securing a position as the babysitter for Zappa's children, she at last found herself a few years later finally finding multiple opportunities to compare the drawing with the actual object.
She famously paired up as a friend to a lot of old school rockers, as well as with future sexual targets Jim Morrison, Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, Keith Moon, Nick St.
Memoirs Des Barres wrote two memoirs about her experience as a groupie, I'm with the Band (1987) and Take Another Little Piece of My Heart: A Groupie Grows Up (1993), as well as two other non-fiction books, Rock Bottom: Dark Moments in Music Babylon and Let's Spend the Night Together: Backstage Secrets of Rock Muses and Supergroupies (Chicago Review Press, 2007).
An updated edition of I'm With the Band was released in 2005.
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.
When her acting career stalled, she continued to work for the Zappa family as a nanny for Zappa's children, Dweezil and Moon Unit.
The entire concert lasted for six straight hours and was considered by many to be to this day one of the most influentially pivotal concerts in rock & roll history due to its nature.Some of the personnel featured on the project included vocalist Rod Stewart, guitarist Jeff Beck, and drummer Aynsley Dunbar.Additional production credits went to Little Feat guitarist / bandleader Lowell George.Van 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 time with The Byrds and other bands, and when she graduated from high school in 1966, she took various jobs that would allow her to live near the Sunset Strip and pursue relationships with rock musicians.