Rockstar Girlfriends

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Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain
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Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain
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Elvis and Priscilla Presley
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David Bowie and Iman
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David Bowie and Iman
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David Bowie and Iman
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Jamie Hince and Kate Moss
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Jamie Hince and Kate Moss
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Pete Doherty and Kate Moss
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Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo
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Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo
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Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo
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Mick and Bianca Jagger
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Mick and Bianca Jagger
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Mick and Bianca Jagger
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Mick and Bianca Jagger
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Mick and Bianca Jagger
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Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
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Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
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Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
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Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull
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Tupac and Kidada Jones
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Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder Civil
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Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder Civil
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Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow
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Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow
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Annie Lennox and Uri Fruchtmann
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Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley
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Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley
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Prince and Mayte Garcia
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Prince and Mayte Garcia
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Marilyn Manson and Dita Von Teese
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Marilyn Manson and Evan Rachel Wood
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Marilyn Manson and Rose McGowan
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Jimi Hendrix and Kathy Etchingham
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Jimi Hendrix and Monika Dannemann
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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
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Bob Dylan and Joan Baez
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Bono and Ali Hewson
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Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy
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Chris Robinson and Kate Hudson
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Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach
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Devendra Banhart and Ana Kras
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Devendra Banhart and Ana Kras
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Devendra Banhart and Ana Kras
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Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani
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Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani
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Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani
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George Harrison and Patti Boyd
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Keith Richards and Patti Hansen
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Keith Richards and Anita Pallenberg
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Jimmy Page and Pamela de Barres
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Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson
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Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson
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Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson
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Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson
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Sting and Trudie Styler
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Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet
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Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet
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Liam Gallagher and Patsy Kensit
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Liam Gallagher and Patsy Kensit
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Ryan Adams and Mandy Moore
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Ryan Adams and Mandy Moore
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Ryan Adams and Parker Posey
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Seal and Heidi Klum
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Seal and Heidi Klum
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Axl Rose and Stephanie Seymour
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Axl Rose and Stephanie Seymour
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Steven Tyler and Bebe Buell
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Travis Barker and Shanna Moakler
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Demri Parrott
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Demri Parrott and Layne Staley
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June Carter and Johnny Cash
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June Carter and Johnny Cash
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Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin
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Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin
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Caleb Followill and Lily Aldridge
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Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot
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Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot
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Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono
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Sean Lennon, Kemp Muhl, Yoko Ono and John Lennon
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Sean Lennon and Kemp Muhl

Start typing the name of any rockstar into Google, and the predictive search will automatically tack on his girlfriend's name (if not simply the term "girlfriend"), which proves we're all pretty curious about the topic. Why? Well, for one, we want to put a face with the supposed inspirations behind our favorite songs. Like Nirvana's "About a Girl." Which girl, exactly? And who did Mick have under his thumb? "There She Goes"—are you referring to Kate, Mr. Doherty? ...or me? Because there's no denying that bit of fangirl possessiveness, which makes you want want to know, 'If not me, then who?' It says something about the magic of these women that—out of the masses at any given show, the women mobbing the hotels, hounding for photos and autographs or anything they could get their hands on—they were the ones who obtained a special spot in the hearts of modern-day demigods. And yes, many of them happen to be wildly successful and astonishingly attractive models. Go figure.

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  • A. Nightmare

    Bless your heart for including Ryan Adams and Parker Posey.

  • Susan

    Great post, love all those old photos. Although at image 50, that's Pattie Boyd with George Harrison, not Patti Hansen.

    • http://intothegloss.com/ ITG Annie

      Good eye!

  • malteseproverb

    #50 is Pattie Boyd, not Patti Hansen ;)

    The identical camera faces Liam Gallagher and Patsy Kensit are making in #62 are cracking me up rn

  • Rachel

    David and Iman forever!

  • http://www.brighterisbetter.com/ nicole

    ahh i love pam with bobby... and tommy! they're both such sweet guys at heart. i'll tell you it's not always easy being a rockstars girlfriend, but if you meet the right guy, at the right time, and he happens to be one... it can be a beautiful ride.

  • Lori Santos

    That was fantastic!!!!

  • RM

    Loved it!! But Amy Winehouse was the rockstar not the rockstar girlfriend!!

  • Tammi

    Howwww did MM get all those babes!?

  • Nikki

    Stevie and Lindsey all the way!

  • Megan

    Did anyone else think that Mandy Moore and Ali Hewson resemble one another?

  • keely

    LOVE seeing bono & ali here....high school sweethearts married for going on 32 years, four kids and still going strong!

  • Jenrose

    I was hoping to see Jim Morrison and Pamela

  • petal

    I want to be Patti Hansen

  • Harlowrose

    I hope Pam got her boobs reduced, again.

  • http://4districtstyle.wordpress.com District Style

    Liam Gallagher never looked better than he did in the Vogue with Patsy Kensit back in the 90s. Everyone thinks of Pattie Boyd as the ex-wife of George Harrison and Eric Clapton, but she was a style icon in the 60s.

  • kristinbooker

    BLESS you for including Demri Parrott and Layne Staley. OMG, that had my heart.

  • Bee

    Please - Courtney Love, Amy Winehouse, Gwen Stefani and Annie Lennox are all highly talented musicians in their own right and not just "girlfriends of" some male rockstar.

  • Maya

    I think Mick actually said something like "I fell in love with Bianca because she looks like me."

  • Helen

    June Carter & Johnny Cash <3

  • vladid

    a lot of the women here are accomplished in their own right, not just arm candy to rock stars. it's a bit demeaning to just call them "rockstar girlfriends".

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