Sparkie Parker

Real Name:
Linda Sue Parker
Profile:
As a teenager, Parker befriended Pamela Miller, later to become Pamela Des Barres, at Cleveland High School in Los Angeles.

The two eventually became members of the LA groupie set along Sunset Strip in the late 1960s, where Parker met up with other wild girls in the Strip's music scene. These friends loosely performed as the Cherry Sisters, and then as a performance-art collective known as the Laurel Canyon Ballet Company at gigs led by Frank Zappa.

Then known as Miss Sparky, or Sparkie Parker, she became part of the all-girl group GTO's, an acronym for Girls Together Outrageously, produced as a side project by Zappa.

As Sparkie Parker she later performed vocals for the track Disco Boy, on the Zoot Allures album. On the CD release she is credited as Sharkie Barker.
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Vocals

WB 56 298, BS 2970 Sparkie Parker - Zoot Allures album art Zappa* Disco Boy Zappa* - Zoot Allures (Album) Warner Bros. Records WB 56 298, BS 2970 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
BPR-9999 Sparkie Parker - The Old Masters, Box Three album art Zappa* Disco Boy Zappa* - The Old Masters, Box Three(9xLP, RM + Box, Comp, Ltd, Num) Barking Pumpkin Records BPR-9999 US 1987 Sell This Version
STS 1059 Sparkie Parker - Permanent Damage album art GTO's GTO's - Permanent Damage (Album) Straight STS 1059 US 1969 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

STS 1059 Sparkie Parker - Permanent Damage album art GTO's The Captain's Fat Theresa Shoes (as Parker) GTO's - Permanent Damage (Album) Straight STS 1059 US 1969 Sell This Version
ZR20035-1, 00600753933428 Sparkie Parker - Zappa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Deluxe) album art Zappa* The Captain's Fat Theresa Shoes (as Parker) Zappa* - Zappa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Deluxe) (Album) Zappa Records, Zappa Records, UMe, UMe ZR20035-1, 00600753933428 Europe 2021 Sell This Version
CMQCD 702 Sparkie Parker - Shapes Of Things (60s Groups & Sessions) album art Jeff Beck The Captain's Fat Theresa Shoes (as Sparky) Jeff Beck - Shapes Of Things (60s Groups & Sessions)(CD, Comp, Mono, RE) Castle Music CMQCD 702 UK Unknown Sell This Version