Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain,as well as having contributed to group shows in Los Angeles and New York and solo installations including a multi-media performance at the historical landmark The Integratron in the California Mojave Desert. Johnette's music can be heard on television and in American and foreign film soundtracks. This is the first of a series of memoirs, stories, poetry, lyrics and essays. Johnette lives in Joshua Tree, California, with her dogs Coco, Chuey and Squeaky.