Stevie Nicks Sharon Celani

Sharon Celani shares Stevie Nicks stories

Longtime background vocalist and friend of Stevie Nicks, Sharon Celani looks back on an impressive 43-year career in music, including performing with Mick Jagger

Background vocalist Sharon Celani shares Stevie Nicks stories on the latest episode of Coffee Talk with ADIKA Live. Stevie Nicks’ longtime friend also tells stories about Fleetwood Mac and her 43-year career in rock music.

Sharon and Stevie first met in Maui, Hawaii, in 1978, at the former Blue Max nightclub in Lahaina. The two performed Warren Zevon’s 1976 song “Poor Poor Pitiful Me” and struck up a friendship that has lasted ever since. Stevie asked Sharon, along with fellow backup vocalist Lori Nicks, to join the solo band that Stevie had been forming to record her first solo album Bella Donna (1981). An instant success, Bella Donna would be the launching pad for several more Stevie Nicks recordings, on which Sharon also performed. 

In her episode of Coffee Talk, Sharon Celani shares Stevie Nicks stories, as well as the time she performed with Rolling StonesMick Jagger.  Read the full description of Sharon Celani’s two-part episode on Coffee Talk with ADIKA below.

Coffee Talk with ADIKA Live I Episode #1282​ (Part 1)
March 30th 2021 8:00AM PST I 11:00AM EST

Coffee Talk with ADIKA Live I Episode #1283 (Part 2)
March 31th 2021 8:00AM PST I 11:00AM EST

Guest: Sharon Celani

It was on the island of Maui that Sharon first met Stevie Nicks in 1978, a meeting that would have a major impact on Sharon’s life. It happened that Stevie was vacationing on Maui and on one very fateful evening she decided to go to the Blue Max nightclub in Lahaina; it just so happened that Sharon’s band was performing there that night. Stevie was invited up to sing with the group, and the lucky audience was ecstatic when she took the stage – and stayed there for the rest of the night.

The events of that evening led to a lasting friendship between Sharon and Stevie, and Sharon has been singing on Stevie’s recordings and concert performances ever since.

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