Rock on – the Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Groupies of All Time

Ever since the very concept of fame began, people have always been interested in the lives and actions of the rich and famous, with that ‘interest’ coming closer to ‘obsession’ in certain individuals.

In the same way, that modern-day fans will go to great lengths just to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars. The rock ‘n’ roll groupies of the 50s and 60s were renowned for their tenacity and the fact that they actually did get to be ‘up close and personal’ with the singers and musicians they admired.


Source: Casablanca Records / U.S. National Archives and Records Administration / Island Pictures

Groupies often attended backstage parties and traveled on the road with rockers far and wide. They became an integral and inherent part of the rock ‘n’ roll scene and lifestyle, and some of them went on to become very famous in their own right. They enjoyed careers as models or singers. Groupies weren’t always only there for the stereotypical things that you hear. A lot of these women have actually been a huge part of these Rock ‘n’ Roll stars successes. Here are some of the most iconic groupies and their stories from rock history.