Best-selling author, Chris O'Dell, worked as an assistant and tour manager for some of the most influential musicians in recent history.
Miss O'Dell: My Hard Days and Long Nights with The Beatles, The Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and the Women They Loved, is the remarkable story of an ordinary woman who lived the dream of millions-- to be part of rock royalty's trusted inner circle. Illustrated with private photographs and jam-packed with intimate anecdotes, Miss O'Dell is a backstage pass to some of the most momentous events in rock history.
*She was i n the studio when the Beatles recorded The White Album, Abbey Road, and Let It Be. When Paul recorded "Hey Jude", she sang in the chorus.
*She typed the lyrics to George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass" And she's the "Miss O'Dell" of George Harrison's song about her.
*She's the subject of Leon Russel's "Pieces Apple Lady", a song he wrote to woo her.
*She's the "mystery woman" pictured on the back of the Rolling Stones album Exile on Main Street and she worked as their personal assistant on their infamous 1972 tour.
*She's "the woman down the hall" in Joni Mitchell's song "Coyote" about a love triangle on Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Review tour.
"A riveting, honest, and brave account of life with the most famous names in rock and roll history...hard work, tough love, huge loss, pain and gain. I couldn't put the book down. I just loved it."
"I enjoyed reading it very much. It is an astonishing look into the backstage of rock and roll."
"Chris O'Dell knew all the greatest names in sixties and seventies pop, from the Beatles and the Rolling Stones to Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan. Nicknamed "the Pisces Apple Lady", she was the ultimate insider, a uniquely trusted employee and friend in a world where betrayal and backstabbing are the norm. Now at last she tells her story, in devastating detail yet without envy or malice... a rockin' good read."