Talk:Groupie

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Apple Scruffs book quote request[edit]

We could use a quote and page number from the book Waiting For The Beatles: An Apple Scruff's Story (Carol Bedford, 1985) which sources the story in Groupie#In music. Either add it to this talk page, or just append it to the quote= and page= parameters in the {{cite book}} tag for that story. / edg 22:12, 29 January 2009 (UTC)

Edits by brenneman, Feb 4 2009[edit]

I've removed a lot of material from the article. On the whole it was grab-bag laudry-list style entries including mentions of groupies in films, internal wikilinks to people who were/claimed to be/wrote books about groupies.

For something to merit inclusion it should provide aid in the broad understanding of the subject to a lay-reader. If someone comes dewy-eyed to this page hoping to learn about groupies reading that "Foo wrote book Bar about her experiences" doesn't help them. Links to see also, or a category are useful, but they shouldn't be the whole article.

More to come.

brenneman 12:33, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

Nice work. / edg 14:22, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

the top paragraph is not very accurate in defining a groupie. look the word up on google on different dictionaries. 68.188.200.62 (talk) 00:44, 30 June 2012 (UTC)skyy

"A groupie is a person who seeks emotional and sexual intimacy with a musician or other celebrity or public figure. "Groupie" is derived from group in reference to a musical group,[1] but the word is also used in a more general sense, especially in casual conversation. The word "groupie" is commonplace, a derisive term used to describe a particular kind of female fan assumed to be more interested in sex with rock stars than in their music.[2]" this is not quite accurate. 68.188.200.62 (talk) 00:45, 30 June 2012 (UTC)sandusky

along these lines is more accurate A person, esp. a young woman, who regularly follows a pop music group or other celebrity in the hope of meeting or getting to know them. -google a young person, especially a teenage girl, who is an ardent admirer of rock musicians and may follow them on tour. -dictionary.com A group captain. or 2: Also groupy. An ardent follower of a touring pop group, esp. a girl who tries to have sex with them. (1967 —) . Times His defence described the sisters as 'groupies', girls who deliberately provoke sexual relations with pop stars (1970). -oxford dictionary 68.188.200.62 (talk) 00:48, 30 June 2012 (UTC)sandusky

There are also police groupies, sometimes derisively called "blue light specials." More, as soon as I have more. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.16.209.102 (talk) 18:39, 13 October 2013 (UTC)

"groupie" by jenny fabian[edit]

no mention of this infamous account here or anywhere else on wikipedia, except in passing on (writer) johnny byrne's page. I know it's a work of fiction, but as a contemporaneous "account" of the rise of the phenomenon in the UK in the late 60s/early 70s, surely it deserves mention in passing? I will (reluctantly) unearth my copy & see what I can knock up. (no pun intended) duncanrmi (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 09:13, 26 April 2013 (UTC)