Celebrating Stevie Nicks’ 74th birthday

Celebrating Stevie Nicks’ 74th birthday

Mick Fleetwood, John Mcvie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks

Before joining Fleetwood Mac in 1975, Stephanie “Stevie” Nicks had made music as a duo with her then-boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham. The two joined Mick Fleetwood, John Mcvie and Christine Mcvie to become one of the best-selling music acts of all time.

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In 1979, Fleetwood Mac was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after releasing it 11th studio album.

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Play Meadowlands

Stevie Nicks performs alongside Tom Petty at Meadowlands Arena on July 30, 1981.

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Stevie Nicks At The US Festival

Nicks began her solo career while she was still a member of Fleetwood Mac. Nicks, seen performing at the US Festival in 1983, has released eight solo albums.

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Fleetwood Mac

Nicks, seen in August 1990, worked with clothing designer Margi Kent to develop a unique onstage look. Her costumes had a gypsy-bohemian style that featured flowing skirts, shawls, and platform boots.

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Bill Clinton Inaugural Gala

Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac and Michael Jackson attend President Bill Clinton’s Inagural Gala on Jan. 1, 1993. Clinton used Fleetwood Mac’s “Don’t Stop” as his campaign theme song.

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After a dispute, Nicks left Fleetwood Mac in 1989 to focus on her solo career. The slip lasted several years, before the band reunited for good in 1996.

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Rolling Stone Magazine 30 Years of Covers

Rolling Stone has named Nicks the “Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll,” one of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time and one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

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Stevie Nicks Performs on Good Morning America

Nicks is known for using her tambourine in performances, especially within her movements on stage. Nicks performs a free concert on ‘Good Morning America’ on Aug. 26, 2011.

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Stevie Nicks

Nicks has garnered eight Grammy Award nominations and two American Music Award nominations as a solo artist. She has won numerous awards with Fleetwood Mac, including a Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978 for Rumours.

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