How does fashion shape adolescence? They hung out on Sunset Boulevard, L. Thanks to dedicated archive digger Ryan Richardson you can gape at every single issue online — including an interview with Starr and Queenie, in the final issue, that records for posterity the startling, angsty conviction of these ultimate mean girls.
The term groupie is a slang word in reference to a fan of a particular musiciancelebrityor musical group who follows this person or band around while they are on tour or who attends as many of their public appearances as possible, usually in hopes of getting to know them more. The term is almost universally used to describe young women who follow these individuals in hopes of establishing a sexual relationship with them or offering themselves for sex. The word groupie originated around to describe teen-aged girls or young women who sought brief liaisons with musicians.
InI was years-old and the kind of fervently enthusiastic music fan that goes on to write about it for a living. Without any hesitation, he smirked, nodded and pointed to his groin. We never told any adults about the incident -- certainly not our parents, who fearfully might have stopped us from going to any more concerts -- and we barely discussed it with each other, because thinking about it creeped us out.
And with them, of course, came groupies. Kelly faced multiple allegations of having sex with minors, the most visible rock stars in the world blithely made it with girls who were barely out of junior high school. It was all glorified in the pages of a glossy magazine called Starwhich reveled in the underage groupie scene for five issues. Starting from the age of 15, Lori Mattix ranked among the most desired of these so-called baby groupies who were helping to satisfy the sexual appetites of Jimmy Page, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, and others.
If such an account were published now, or allegations to that effect posted on social media, the artist in question would be vilified by fans and potentially subject to criminal proceedings. Support acts pulled out of touring with the Polish metal band Decapitated after they were accused of gang-raping a woman on their tour bus. They denied the allegations and the charges were cleared in January.
Mark OliverUpdated November 10, But some of them were a lot more than just one-night stands. In the s and s, there was a scene of groupies who got close enough to the musicians that they changed their lives.
Top definition. A young woman, often under agewho seeks to achieve status by having sex with rock musicians, roadiessecurity, and other band-related guys. See Suzy Creamcheese.
When I was 14 I loved Jason Donovan. OK, I'm admitting this in public, but I adored him to the point I covered one whole bedroom wall with his posters and cried one night when the devastating thought hit that I'd probably never meet him, let alone have a kiss. In my day, the s, that was as far as being a groupie went. Posters on walls and waxing lyrical with friends however dodgy the lyrics sung by the object of your affection were.
The '60s and '70s were a different time. People were wilder back then, did whatever they wanted, and weren't burdened by social media or TMZ. Because of that, many musicians boldly had relationships with teenage groupies and even had affairs with underage mistresses.
The lifestyle was one people fantasized about, leaving home, living on busses, following legendary rock stars from city to city and getting just the faintest glimpse into their lavish lifestyles. Not everyone could handle it, and those who could become almost as famous as the stars. One, in particular, was Lori Maddox.