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14 Behind-The-Scenes Stories From Stevie Nicks's Unique Life

Updated 12 Sep 2019 1.2m views14 items

Stevie Nicks is one of the greatest voices to ever grace the radio, but how did she achieve such fame and success?

Nicks's biography, Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumours, written by Zoë Howe, offers rare insight into the tumultuous life of the witchiest rock star to ever live. While the book meticulously retells how Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac recorded each of their albums and offers up tips from the gold dust woman herself, it doesn't shy away from the dark periods of Nicks's life, of which there are practically too many to count.

Nicks claims that she didn't really drink until she joined Fleetwood Mac – her sober life quickly changed once she and her then-boyfriend, Lindsey Buckingham, joined the band. Fleetwood Mac eventually developed a true rock-and-roll reputation – they famously used enough cocaine to fund a cartel, and if they weren't fighting with each other, they were sleeping with each other.

Even when Stevie Nicks was on her solo tours, she carried on like a party that never stopped. Whether you’re a fan of Fleetwood Mac or Nicks's solo work, you’ll want to read this run-down of the craziest stories from Stevie Nicks's life.

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