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Famed for her mystical chanteuse image, singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks enjoyed phenomenal success not only as a solo artist but also as a key member of Fleetwood Mac. Stephanie Lynn Nicks was born May 26, 1948, in Phoenix, Arizona; the granddaughter of a frustrated country singer, she began performing at the age of four, and occasionally sang at the tavern owned by her parents. Nicks started writing songs in her midteens, and joined her first group, the Changing Times, while attending high school in California. During her senior year, Nicks met fellow student Lindsey Buckingham, with whom she formed the band Fritz along with friends Javier Pacheco and Calvin Roper. Between 1968 and 1971, the group became a popular attraction on the West Coast music scene, opening for Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Ultimately, tensions arose over the amount of attention paid by fans to Nicks' pouty allure, and after three years Fritz disbanded; Buckingham remained her partner, however, and soon became her lover as well. After moving to Los Angeles, the duo recorded its 1973 debut LP, Buckingham Nicks. Despite a cover that featured the couple nude, the album flopped; however, it caught the attention of the members of Fleetwood Mac, who invited Buckingham and Nicks to join their ranks in 1974. In quick time, the revitalized group achieved unparalleled success: after the LP Fleetwood Mac topped the charts in 1975, the band recorded 1977's Rumours, which sold over 17 million copies and stood for several years as the best-selling album of all time. Major hit singles like "Dreams" and "Rhiannon" made Nicks a focal point of Fleetwood Mac, and in 1981 she took time off from the group to record her solo debut, Bella Donna, which hit number one on the strength of the Top 20 hits "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" (a duet with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers), "Leather and Lace" (a duet with Don Henley), and "Edge of Seventeen (Just Like the White Winged Dove)." After a return to Fleetwood Mac for the 1982 album Mirage (which featured her hit "Gypsy"), Nicks released her second solo effort, The Wild Heart, highlighted by the Top Five smash "Stand Back." Rock a Little, which featured the single "Talk to Me," followed in 1985. After a long hiatus (during which time Nicks was treated for a chemical dependency problem), Fleetwood Mac reunited for the album Tango in the Night; The Other Side of the Mirror, Nicks' first solo record in four years, followed in 1989. After a series of lineup changes and dropping sales figures, she left Fleetwood Mac in 1993 and issued Street Angel a year later. In 1997, she rejoined the reunited Fleetwood Mac on tour and on the album The Dance. In 1998 Nicks, along with her Fleetwood Mac bandmates, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the same year that her three-disc Enchanted box set landed in stores. Nicks returned to the studio in 2001 with friends Macy Gray, Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, and Dixie Chick Natalie Maines for the solo album Trouble in Shangri-La, and again in 2003 for the Fleetwood Mac reunion album Say You Will. Reprise released the CD/DVD Crystal Visions: The Very Best of Stevie Nicks in 2007, but it wasn't until 2011 -- almost a decade to the day after Trouble in Shangri-La's release -- that Nicks returned with a new solo album. Produced by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, In Your Dreams found her singing a mix of Bob Dylan-inspired folk songs, Italian love ballads, and rock anthems. In Your Dreams debuted at six on Billboard's Top 200 and generated an adult contemporary hit in "Secret Love." Nicks rejoined Fleetwood Mac in 2013 for the Extended Play release and a reunion tour that eventually blossomed into a full reunion with Christine McVie. In 2014, Nicks released 24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault, a collection of newly recorded versions of old songs; it debuted at seven on the Billboard charts. ~ Jason Ankeny
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Albums by
Stevie Nicks

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    14 songs

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    Breaking The Chain

    14 songs

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    24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault

    16 songs

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    24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault [LP]

    20 songs

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    In Your Dreams

    13 songs

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    Trouble in Shangri-La

    13 songs

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    Street Angel

    10 songs

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    Bella Donna

    12 songs

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    The Other Side of the Mirror

    11 songs

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    Rock a Little

    10 songs

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    The Wild Heart

    1 song

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    In Interview With Robin Ross DJ

    1 song

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    24 Karat Gold

    1 song

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    Starshine

    1 song

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    Lady

    1 song

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    The Dealer

    1 song

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    Secret Love

    7 songs

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    Stand Back

    15 songs

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    Crystal Visions: The Very Best of Stevie Nicks

    14 songs

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    Timespace: The Best of Stevie Nicks

    14 songs

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    Whisky a Go Go, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Ca. November 14th, 1991 (Remastered, Live On Broadcasting)

    11 songs

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    House of Blues, Hollywood, Ca. September 18th, 1994 (Remastered, Live On Broadcasting)

    9 songs

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    Loving Stevie

    2 songs

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    Maybe Love Will Change Your Mind

    1 song

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    Crash Into Me

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Top Songs by
Stevie Nicks

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  2.   Edge of Seventeen
  3.   Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
  4.   Leather and Lace
  5.   Stand Back
  6.   Talk to Me
  7.   If Anyone Falls
  8.   Secret Love
  9.   Silver Springs
  10.   Silent Night
  11.   Landslide
  12.   For What It's Worth
  13.   Moonlight (A Vampire's Dream)
  14.   Rock and Roll
  15.   Rooms on Fire
  16.   Touched By an Angel
  17.   Has Anyone Ever Written Anything for You
  18.   Desert Angel
  19.   Bella Donna
  20.   If Anyone Falls in Love
  21.   How Still My Love
  22.   I Can't Wait
  23.   Soldier's Angel
  24.   Dreams
  25.   Rhiannon
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