Stevie Nicks releases her debut solo album on July 27, 1983 with the help of her pal Tom Petty and red-hot-at-the-time record producer Jimmy Iovine. Don Henley and Don Felder lend a hand on the album, too.
July 12, 1970 ~ Janis Joplin is playing the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds and a local band by the name of Fritz opens for her. Janis made an impression on the lead singer who watches in awe as Janis works the audience through her set. Stevie Nicks credits Pearl later for showing her how to connect with an audience …
June 18, 1982 ~ Fleetwood Mac release the album that returns them to the top of the charts for the first time since Rumors.
June 4, 1979 — Fleetwood Mac gathers the USC Trojan Marching Band and a crew of hundreds at Dodger Stadium to record the title track to “Tusk,” the follow-up to “Rumours.”
The band’s a mess — John McVie is battling with Buckingham. But no matter — Mick Fleetwood’s brainchild comes to fruition and the film crew captures enough for an official video. Fleetwood Mac presents the USC Trojan Marching Band with a Platinum record the following year.
t’s my favorite Zevon album and it’s released on May 18, 1976.
It’s his second and some of his friends help out on the album: Jackson Browne, Glenn Frey, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Phil Everly, Don Henley, Bobby Keys, Bonnie Raitt, J.D. Souther, Waddy Watchel and David Lindley.
May 15, 1975 ~ 45 years ago today, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks perform live for the first time as members of Fleetwood Mac.
Fleetwood Mac has been around forever with various members coming and going — Bob Welch, Peter Green, etc. But no one can deny The Mac’s hey days were the 70’s and their work with Lindsey Buckingham. To tour without him — to fire him — is an abomination and anyone’s efforts to promote a Fleetwood Mac tour without him is a joke. Yea, you gotta make a buck and, unfortunately, that’s all any tour without Buck is: a fleecing of Fleetwood Mac fans.
It’s #25 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
In 2018, the album was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry, being deemed “culturally, historically, or artistically significant” by the Library of Congress.
It’s simply one of the greatest albums of all time … released on February 4, 1977.
It was the fourth year in a row that Urban played the annual Music City Midnight concert, and he’d been talking up the collaboration in the days ahead of it.