From Apple Corps. secretary, to personal assistant to musical icons, to rock n' roll tour manager, Chris O'Dell has seen it all and lived to tell about it.
Now, a best-selling author, public figure and devoted mother to her son, William, Chris spends her time making public appearances, doing interviews and promoting her best-selling book while sharing incredible stories of her years with rock n' roll's most influential and iconic musicians.
She is currently working on a documentary film with Liverpool West Productions called Miss O'Dell, showcasing her life and career with many legendary artists. It's expected to be out in 2024.
She currently lives in Tucson, Arizona.
From 1968 to 1970, Chris worked as a personal assistant at the Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd. multi media company. During her time at Apple, she worked closely with John, Paul, Ringo and George of The Beatles and encountered countless other musicians such as Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker and James Taylor.
She found her way back to Los Angeles in 1972, when she was hired by the Rolling Stones to assist with the L.A. sessions for their double album “Exile on Main St.” and then later accompanied them on their infamous "S.T.P." tour in the U.S..
From 1974 to 1984, she oversaw Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's 1974 reunion tour, Bob Dylan's 1975 "Rolling Thunder Revue" tour along with tours for George Harrison, Fleetwood Mac, Phil Collins, Linda Ronstadt, Queen, Electric Light Orchestra, Led Zeppelin, Santana, the Grateful Dead and others.