Love was born Courtney Michelle Harrison in San Francisco, California to psychotherapist Linda Carroll and Hank Harrison, publisher and brief manager of the Grateful Dead. Love's parents divorced in 1969 and her father's custody was withdrawn after her mother alleged that he had fed LSD to Love. Her mother moved the family to Marcola, Oregon, where they lived on a commune. Love struggled in school and was diagnosed as mildly autistic. Through relationships with two other men, Love's mother gave"
"She does act crazy and says weird things. I understand that. But as a musician she's a wonderful vocalist and good songwriter. Kurt Cobain/Nirvana/classic rock fanboys will say she's nothing without Kurt. Bull! The Nobody's Daughter" 2007 demos are some of her best work!