At the age of four, Stevie Nicks was singing duets in Arizona gin mills with her grandfather. In her 60 years since that time, she hasn’t slowed down a bit.
Between Fleetwood Mac and her solo career, Nicks has produced a mammoth amount of work, all while consistently touring since the mid-70s and keeping up a band with her long-time ex. Here’s the illustrated life of the mysterious, swirling gypsy we all love.
(Corrections: Buckingham Nicks was released in 1973. Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham joined Fleetwood Mac on December 31, 1974. Rumours was awarded the Grammy for Best Album in February 1978. Stevie Nicks didn’t participate in the recording of Fleetwood Mac’s 1995 Time album. Stevie Nicks married and divorced Kim Anderson in 1983. Stevie Nicks’ wounded military personnel nonprofit is called Stevie Nicks’ Band of Soldiers)
Katie King / Paste / June 28, 2012