"Upstairs at the Rainbow they have just like one table. Me and David were sitting there, with a couple of other people. And to have all your friends look up and see you—that was cool. That was really cool. … Back in the hotel we were sitting around. I had to go to the bathroom, and David came in and he had a cigarette in his hand and a glass of wine. And he started kissing me—and I couldn’t believe it was happening to me, because there had been Roxy Music and J. Geils, but David Bowie was the first heavy. So we went to the bedroom and fucked for hours, and he was great.… I became very famous and popular after that because it was established that I was cool. I had been accepted by a real rock star". - Sable Starr, groupie.
En Legs McNeil y Gillian McCain,
Please Kill Me,
que pretende ser algo así como una historia oral del punk.
Iggy Pop le dedica a Sable Starr unos versos en su Look Away (1996):
I slept with Sable when she was 13,
Her parents were too rich to do anything,
She rocked her way around L.A.,
'Til a New York Doll carried her away…