Stevie Nicks

Active - 2000 - 2020  |   Born - May 26, 1948 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States  |   Genres - Music

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  • Sang Red Sovine's "Are You Mine" alongside her grandfather, A.J. Nicks, at her first musical performance at age 4.
  • Received her first guitar for her 16th birthday and wrote her first song that same day.
  • Met classmate Lindsey Buckingham her senior year of high school; later joined his band Fritz, which opened for such acts as Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin.
  • Partnered with Buckingham post-Fritz, releasing the album Buckingham Nicks in 1973.
  • Worked as a waitress and cleaning lady prior to joining Fleetwood Mac.
  • With Lindsey Buckingham, joined Fleetwood Mac after Mick Fleetwood heard several tracks from the Buckingham Nicks LP that were being used to demonstrate a record studio's sonic abilities.
  • Raises funds for the Arizona Heart Institute in honor of her father, who served as its chairman for three decades.