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Stevie Nicks on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Stevie Nicks on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks performing
Circa early-1980s: The look on Stevie’s face says everything you might wonder about her regard for Tom Petty.

“Had Tom Petty called me up on e day and said, ‘If you want to leave Fleetwood Mac to be in the Heartbreakers, there’s a place for you,’ I might very well have done it.  Anytime.  Today!  Because it’s my favorite band.”

– Stevie Nicks quoted in Rolling Stone, January 29, 2015

Here is Stevie’s cover of Tom Petty’s classic “Free Fallin’,” which was included on her Enchanted box set, which really expresses the nexus between the two artists.


Finally, for Stevie Nicks fans in New York City, next Friday, May 1 marks the 25th anniversary of Night of a Thousand Stevies at Irving Plaza.  See you there!


More Stevie Nicks:

Songs That Should Have Been Top-10 Hits, Volume 5


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