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Stephanie Lynn Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter and producer known for her work with the band Fleetwood Mac and as a solo artist.

She is known for her distinctive voice, mystical stage persona and poetic, symbolic lyrics.

After starting her career as a duo with her then-boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham, releasing the album Buckingham Nicks to little success, Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975, helping the band to become one of the best-selling music acts of all time with over 120 million records sold worldwide. Rumours, the band's second album with Nicks, became one of the best-selling albums of all time, being certified 20× platinum in the US.

In 1981, while remaining a member of Fleetwood Mac, Nicks began her solo career, releasing the studio album Bella Donna, which topped the Billboard 200 and has reached multiplatinum status. She has released eight studio solo albums and seven studio albums with Fleetwood Mac, selling a certified total of 65 million copies in the US only.

After the release of her first solo album, Rolling Stone named her the "Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll". Nicks was named one of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time and one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone. Her Fleetwood Mac songs "Landslide" and "Dreams", with the latter being the band's only number one hit in the US, together with her solo hit "Edge of Seventeen", have been included in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

She is the first woman to have been inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of Fleetwood Mac in 1998 and as a solo artist in 2019. She has garnered eight Grammy Award nominations and two American Music Award nominations as a solo artist. She has won numerous awards with Fleetwood Mac, including a Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978 for Rumours. The 1975 album Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Bella Donna have been included in the "Greatest of All Time Billboard 200 Albums" chart by Billboard. Furthermore, Rumours was rated the seventh-greatest album of all time in Rolling Stone's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time", as well as the fourth-greatest album by female acts.

Quote: I don't really like to be filmed. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I don't really like to be filmed.


Quote: Prince and I were just friends. I think he would have been happy to have had a relationship. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Prince and I were just friends. I think he would have been happy to have had a relationship.


Quote: The day before my 16th birthday I got my guitar. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

The day before my 16th birthday I got my guitar.


Quote: It's really hard when you break up with somebody, or somebody breaks up with you, and you're in this band; guess who you have to see in the next day in the hotel in the breakfast room? That person. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

It's really hard when you break up with somebody, or somebody breaks up with you, and you're in this band; guess who you have to see in the next day in the hotel in the breakfast room? That person.


Quote: For me... it's the only life 

 That I've ever known 

 And love is only one... 

 Fine star...away 

 Even though the living 

 Is sometimes laced with lies... 

 It's alright... 

 The feeling remains 

 Even after the glitter fades. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

For me... it's the only life

That I've ever known

And love is only one...

Fine star...away

Even though the living

Is sometimes laced with lies...

It's alright...

The feeling remains

Even after the glitter fades.




Quote: If you can find a passion at a young age, somewhere between fifteen and thirty, if you can find that passion, I can pretty much guarantee you that you can be sixty-five and still love that passion and still have a reason to dance out of bed and down the hall every morning. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of Stevie Nicks quote; white text on black background

If you can find a passion at a young age, somewhere between fifteen and thirty, if you can find that passion, I can pretty much guarantee you that you can be sixty-five and still love that passion and still have a reason to dance out of bed and down the hall every morning.


Quote: I've always liked long, flowing clothes... I used to rummage around in my grandmother's trunks trying to find them. I love the feeling of chiffon and lace. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I've always liked long, flowing clothes... I used to rummage around in my grandmother's trunks trying to find them. I love the feeling of chiffon and lace.


Quote: I keep all my poems in my journals and lock them away. They are the start of everything. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I keep all my poems in my journals and lock them away. They are the start of everything.


Quote: I'm obsessed with lighting. I'm constantly shopping for different lightbulbs. I love rainbow lightbulbs. And also, one should not live without dimmers. Life is all about lighting. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I'm obsessed with lighting. I'm constantly shopping for different lightbulbs. I love rainbow lightbulbs. And also, one should not live without dimmers. Life is all about lighting.


Quote: Rock and menopause do not mix. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Rock and menopause do not mix.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Rock and menopause do not mix. It is not good, it sucks and every day I fight it to the death, or, at the very least, not let it take me over.


Quote: As a member of Fleetwood Mac, for two weeks I was still working at the restaurant because I'd given them notice. I didn't just want to walk in there and say, 'I'm going to be a famous rock star so I quit and I never liked your food anyway. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

As a member of Fleetwood Mac, for two weeks I was still working at the restaurant because I'd given them notice. I didn't just want to walk in there and say, 'I'm going to be a famous rock star so I quit and I never liked your food anyway.


Quote: Thunder only happens when it's raining. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Thunder only happens when it's raining.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Thunder only happens when it's raining. Played only love you when they're playing.


Quote: Can the child within my heart rise above Can I sail through the changing ocean tides Can I handle the seasons of my life Well, I've been afraid of changing 'Cause I've built my life around you But time makes you get bolder Even children get older And I'm getting older too. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of Stevie Nicks quote; white text on black background

Can the child within my heart rise above Can I sail through the changing ocean tides Can I handle the seasons of my life Well, I've been afraid of changing 'Cause I've built my life around you But time makes you get bolder Even children get older And I'm getting older too.


Quote: Timeless is the creature who is wise. And timeless is the prisoner in disguise. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Timeless is the creature who is wise. And timeless is the prisoner in disguise.


Quote: All my feather stuff is in L.A. at a temperature-controlled stage-storage place. I keep all my good stuff there because if I had it all in my house, I wouldn't have any room for my regular clothes. It has to, like, not live here. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

All my feather stuff is in L.A. at a temperature-controlled stage-storage place. I keep all my good stuff there because if I had it all in my house, I wouldn't have any room for my regular clothes. It has to, like, not live here.


Quote: A wound gets worse when it's treated with neglect. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

A wound gets worse when it's treated with neglect.


Quote: I wouldn't like to be in movies. Movie people are strange. They live a different life than musicians do. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I wouldn't like to be in movies. Movie people are strange. They live a different life than musicians do.


Quote: I had Botox and I hated it. For four long months, I looked like a different person. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I had Botox and I hated it. For four long months, I looked like a different person.


Quote: Even the best intentions turn around one day... Nobody's right all the time. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Even the best intentions turn around one day... Nobody's right all the time.


Quote: It's the first time I can ever remember being scared that the United States might mess up and something terrible will happen to us. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

It's the first time I can ever remember being scared that the United States might mess up and something terrible will happen to us.


Quote: Klonopin -- more deadly than coke. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Klonopin -- more deadly than coke.


Quote: I'm very proud that a woman, has finally been chosen as a candidate for the president of the United States, because I always felt women should be treated like first-class citizens. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I'm very proud that a woman, has finally been chosen as a candidate for the president of the United States, because I always felt women should be treated like first-class citizens.


Quote: And the moon never beams Without bringing me dreams And the sun never shines But I see the bright eyes I lie down by the side Of my darling My life, my life. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

And the moon never beams Without bringing me dreams And the sun never shines But I see the bright eyes I lie down by the side Of my darling My life, my life.


Quote: In comparison to the eight years I spent on Klonopin, the cocaine and brandy wins hands down. If you are ever in a drugstore and they put you on Klonopin, run out of there screaming. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

In comparison to the eight years I spent on Klonopin, the cocaine and brandy wins hands down. If you are ever in a drugstore and they put you on Klonopin, run out of there screaming.


Quote: When we started becoming friends with Prince, I was really doing a lot of cocaine, and he hated that. Prince was so against drugs. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

When we started becoming friends with Prince, I was really doing a lot of cocaine, and he hated that. Prince was so against drugs.


Quote: Klonopin is a horrible, dangerous drug. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Klonopin is a horrible, dangerous drug.


Quote: I feel that the world is in a really dangerous place and it scares me. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I feel that the world is in a really dangerous place and it scares me.


Quote: I do not walk away in the face of adversity and never have. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I do not walk away in the face of adversity and never have.


Quote: Prince would have been the person I thought would live forever because of the way he took care of himself -- not counting the fact he jumped off risers in 6-inch heels. He probably had fractures from his feet all the way up to his head. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Prince would have been the person I thought would live forever because of the way he took care of himself -- not counting the fact he jumped off risers in 6-inch heels. He probably had fractures from his feet all the way up to his head.


Quote: Time cast a spell on you but you won't forget me, I know I could have loved you, but you would not let me. I'll follow you down 'til the sound of my voice will haunt you, you'll never get away from the sound of the woman that loves you. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Time cast a spell on you but you won't forget me, I know I could have loved you, but you would not let me. I'll follow you down 'til the sound of my voice will haunt you, you'll never get away from the sound of the woman that loves you.


Quote: Your graciousness is what carries you. It isn't how old you are, how beautiful you are, or how short your skirt is. What it is, is what comes out of your heart. If you are gracious, you have won the game. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Your graciousness is what carries you. It isn't how old you are, how beautiful you are, or how short your skirt is. What it is, is what comes out of your heart. If you are gracious, you have won the game.


Quote: When Chrissie Hynde was inducted into the Hall of Fame, I, of course, was there to see that because I have to back up the girl. When it was over, I said we needed to have a party for Chrissie in my hotel suite. I didn't really know her, but it was great. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

When Chrissie Hynde was inducted into the Hall of Fame, I, of course, was there to see that because I have to back up the girl. When it was over, I said we needed to have a party for Chrissie in my hotel suite. I didn't really know her, but it was great.




Quote: That's not going to happen, because I don't want it to happen. I don't want a movie about me until I'm very, very old -- when I'm very, very old, everybody that wants to play me will be middle-aged. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

That's not going to happen, because I don't want it to happen. I don't want a movie about me until I'm very, very old -- when I'm very, very old, everybody that wants to play me will be middle-aged.


Quote: I have my own life. And I am stronger than you know. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I have my own life. And I am stronger than you know.


Quote: But for me, I knew that if I had a baby, I would have to take care of that baby, and I wouldn't have been happy with a nanny taking care of my baby and walking into the room and having my child run across the room to another woman. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

But for me, I knew that if I had a baby, I would have to take care of that baby, and I wouldn't have been happy with a nanny taking care of my baby and walking into the room and having my child run across the room to another woman.


Quote: That is the saddest thing: He Prince always thought I would die of a drug overdose, and here it happens he dies of an accidental overdose. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

That is the saddest thing: He Prince always thought I would die of a drug overdose, and here it happens he dies of an accidental overdose.


Quote: I love leather and I love lace, but not necessarily together. I'm probably happiest in a long black velvet dress, black suede boots, and some kind of really beautiful wrap than I am in anything else. I don't even own a pair of jeans. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I love leather and I love lace, but not necessarily together. I'm probably happiest in a long black velvet dress, black suede boots, and some kind of really beautiful wrap than I am in anything else. I don't even own a pair of jeans.


Quote: I live in the realm of romantic possibility. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I live in the realm of romantic possibility.


Quote: Drowning in the sea of love Where everyone would love to drown. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Drowning in the sea of love Where everyone would love to drown.


Quote: She is like a cat in the dark And then she is the darkness She rules her life like a fine skylark And when the sky is starless All your life you've never seen a woman Taken by the wind Would you stay if she promised you heaven? Will you ever win? by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

She is like a cat in the dark And then she is the darkness She rules her life like a fine skylark And when the sky is starless All your life you've never seen a woman Taken by the wind Would you stay if she promised you heaven? Will you ever win?


Quote: I have no fear, I have only love. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I have no fear, I have only love.


Quote: If the sun warms up the rain, and the rain puts out the sun. Why does the greatest love become the greatest pain? by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

If the sun warms up the rain, and the rain puts out the sun. Why does the greatest love become the greatest pain?


Quote: I'm going to spend my life writing poems, turning them into music that will affect people and touch their hearts. I'm going to write the songs that people can't write for themselves. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I'm going to spend my life writing poems, turning them into music that will affect people and touch their hearts. I'm going to write the songs that people can't write for themselves.


Quote: The truly incredible thing is were realizing that you can perform a two-and-a-half-hour gig without being high and still have a fantastic time. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

The truly incredible thing is were realizing that you can perform a two-and-a-half-hour gig without being high and still have a fantastic time.


Quote: Well, I've been afraid of changing
'Cause I've built my life around you
But time makes you bolder
Even children get older
And I'm getting older too. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Well, I've been afraid of changing
'Cause I've built my life around you
But time makes you bolder
Even children get older
And I'm getting older too.


Quote: You don't need help to write a song. You just need to get over this experience that bummed you out so bad. The relationship you were in is over, it was over a long time ago, and you need to move on. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

You don't need help to write a song. You just need to get over this experience that bummed you out so bad. The relationship you were in is over, it was over a long time ago, and you need to move on.


Quote: The loneliness of a one night stand is hard to take. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

The loneliness of a one night stand is hard to take.


Quote: In Fleetwood Mac I have a persona, I call myself the 'Spider Woman'. I try to imagine myself putting on a spider mask. I become very subdued and quieter, I don't move so fast., I'm in a state of suspended animation. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

In Fleetwood Mac I have a persona, I call myself the 'Spider Woman'. I try to imagine myself putting on a spider mask. I become very subdued and quieter, I don't move so fast., I'm in a state of suspended animation.


Quote: I've always been a Pretenders fan... I'm very excited about this. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I've always been a Pretenders fan... I'm very excited about this.


Quote: I'm going to be singing Dreams and Rhiannon when I'm 75 -- and that's just fine with me. I just hope my chiffon doesn't get tangled in my rocking chair. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I'm going to be singing Dreams and Rhiannon when I'm 75 -- and that's just fine with me. I just hope my chiffon doesn't get tangled in my rocking chair.


Quote: Because I missed being with Prince on that stadium, and it's a lesson that sometimes you have to push yourself a little harder for your friends. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Because I missed being with Prince on that stadium, and it's a lesson that sometimes you have to push yourself a little harder for your friends.


Quote: When you're hurt or angry, let go by tapping into your humbleness. You want people to remember you for your grace. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

When you're hurt or angry, let go by tapping into your humbleness. You want people to remember you for your grace.


Quote: There are days when I swear I could fly like an eagle
And dark desperate hours that nobody sees
My arms stretched triumphant on top of the mountain
My head in my hands down on my knees. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

There are days when I swear I could fly like an eagle
And dark desperate hours that nobody sees
My arms stretched triumphant on top of the mountain
My head in my hands down on my knees.


Quote: I'm the original hunter-down-of-fabulous-things. Twenty years ago I sat down and decided that I would create a really wonderful image, an unforgettable image. And now I'm kind of stuck with it. It's like when I don't wear my fringy, gypsy stuff, people kind of look at me like, 'What's wrong? by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of Stevie Nicks quote: I'm the original hunter-down-of-fabulous-things. Twenty years ago I sat down and decided that I would create a really wonderful image, an unforgettable image. And now I'm kind of stuck with it. It's like when I don't wear my fringy, gypsy stuff, people kind of look at me like, 'What's wrong?- black text on quotes background

I'm the original hunter-down-of-fabulous-things. Twenty years ago I sat down and decided that I would create a really wonderful image, an unforgettable image. And now I'm kind of stuck with it. It's like when I don't wear my fringy, gypsy stuff, people kind of look at me like, 'What's wrong?


Quote: But never have I been a blue calm sea 
I have always been a storm. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

But never have I been a blue calm sea
I have always been a storm.


Quote: I hope that my niece in 20 years is going to say to me, 'Aunt Stevie, what was with your hair?' by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I hope that my niece in 20 years is going to say to me, 'Aunt Stevie, what was with your hair?'


Quote: I did try to come back and listen You never it..I didn't wish it But I did hear every answer ever question It's all about protection stil through the sunlight days I wait Track a ghost through the fog The sun is burning me And you come running out in the wind with me The ocean is your blanket. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of Stevie Nicks quote: I did try to come back and listen You never it..I didn't wish it But I did hear every answer ever question It's all about protection stil through the sunlight days I wait Track a ghost through the fog The sun is burning me And you come running out in the wind with me The ocean is your blanket.- black text on quotes background

I did try to come back and listen You never it..I didn't wish it But I did hear every answer ever question It's all about protection stil through the sunlight days I wait Track a ghost through the fog The sun is burning me And you come running out in the wind with me The ocean is your blanket.


Quote: The people that can't sing anymore that had great voices are the people that went away for five years and then just decided to come back. And you just can't make a comeback. Comebacks are no good. You have to just keep singing. Or keep dancing. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

The people that can't sing anymore that had great voices are the people that went away for five years and then just decided to come back. And you just can't make a comeback. Comebacks are no good. You have to just keep singing. Or keep dancing.


Quote: When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty.


Quote: Little girls think it's necessary to put all their business on MySpace and Facebook, and I think it's a shame...I'm all about mystery. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Little girls think it's necessary to put all their business on MySpace and Facebook, and I think it's a shame...I'm all about mystery.




Quote: I've seen every one, from Motley Crue to John Denver, with tears running down my face. I had no idea everyone had such a hard time. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I've seen every one, from Motley Crue to John Denver, with tears running down my face. I had no idea everyone had such a hard time.


Quote: Love is only one fine star away. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Love is only one fine star away.


Quote: I want to be age appropriate. I don't want to be that girl you see walking away and she looks 25 and then she turns around and she looks 90. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I want to be age appropriate. I don't want to be that girl you see walking away and she looks 25 and then she turns around and she looks 90.


Quote: I made a conscious decision that I was not going to have children. I didn't want others raising them, and looking after them myself would get in the way of being a musician and writer. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I made a conscious decision that I was not going to have children. I didn't want others raising them, and looking after them myself would get in the way of being a musician and writer.


Quote: I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I'll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I'll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life.


Quote: For 70 nights, right across America, I've been getting out there with two ex-lovers and we've been playing songs which are so specific about each of us, you just wouldn't know. We're friends now but we can't forget what happened between us. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

For 70 nights, right across America, I've been getting out there with two ex-lovers and we've been playing songs which are so specific about each of us, you just wouldn't know. We're friends now but we can't forget what happened between us.


Quote: I'm doing lots of interviews and stuff. I'm longing for the days of getting up, not having to put on makeup and do my hair and just going to the studio. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I'm doing lots of interviews and stuff. I'm longing for the days of getting up, not having to put on makeup and do my hair and just going to the studio.


Quote: We don't need to have somebody that's gonna make sure they pay for our market bills. It's like we have only one reason to love and that is for the real idea of love. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

We don't need to have somebody that's gonna make sure they pay for our market bills. It's like we have only one reason to love and that is for the real idea of love.


Quote: I watched Janis one time -- we opened for her -- and that's the only time I ever saw her. We opened for Jimi Hendrix. I got to stand on the side of the stage and watch him for two hours and then he died. But I got the essence before they left. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I watched Janis one time -- we opened for her -- and that's the only time I ever saw her. We opened for Jimi Hendrix. I got to stand on the side of the stage and watch him for two hours and then he died. But I got the essence before they left.


Quote: Everything on this record is what I really wanted to say, and I'm back to being the poet I always thought I was. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Everything on this record is what I really wanted to say, and I'm back to being the poet I always thought I was.




Quote: When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do.


Quote: He and I were about as compatible as a rat and a boa constrictor. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

He and I were about as compatible as a rat and a boa constrictor.


Quote: If you want to find somebody and you want to be married and you want to have children, don't make it a rock star. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

If you want to find somebody and you want to be married and you want to have children, don't make it a rock star.


Quote: My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don't need the money, but there's an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There's a love there; we're a band of brothers. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don't need the money, but there's an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There's a love there; we're a band of brothers.


Quote: Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don't want to go to PTA meetings. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don't want to go to PTA meetings.


Quote: Most women would not be happy being me. People say, 'But you're alone.' But I don't feel alone. I feel very un-alone. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Most women would not be happy being me. People say, 'But you're alone.' But I don't feel alone. I feel very un-alone.


Quote: Being able to take care of myself is something that my mom really instilled in me. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Being able to take care of myself is something that my mom really instilled in me.


Quote: If you're an unattractive girl who's trying to be beautiful with Botox, forget it. If you are a beautiful girl who's trying to be beautiful with Botox, you will look like you're angry all the time. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

If you're an unattractive girl who's trying to be beautiful with Botox, forget it. If you are a beautiful girl who's trying to be beautiful with Botox, you will look like you're angry all the time.


Quote: I didn't want to look like anyone else -- like Janis Joplin or Grace Slick. That's why I never went to any of the big designers. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I didn't want to look like anyone else -- like Janis Joplin or Grace Slick. That's why I never went to any of the big designers.


Quote: Even in my really bad, drugged-out days, I didn't go away. I still toured, still did interviews. I never gave up the fight. That's why I'm who I am today, because I didn't leave. And I think I made the right choice. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Even in my really bad, drugged-out days, I didn't go away. I still toured, still did interviews. I never gave up the fight. That's why I'm who I am today, because I didn't leave. And I think I made the right choice.


Quote: By the time I was five, I was a little diva. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

By the time I was five, I was a little diva.


Quote: Men are going to go out on the road and they're going to find other women. So if you really want to save yourself a whole lot of heartache, do not fall in love with somebody in a band. Just don't. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Men are going to go out on the road and they're going to find other women. So if you really want to save yourself a whole lot of heartache, do not fall in love with somebody in a band. Just don't.


Quote: I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don't handle fear very well; I'm not a good terrified person. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don't handle fear very well; I'm not a good terrified person.


Quote: If you see somebody running down the street naked every single day, you stop looking up. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

If you see somebody running down the street naked every single day, you stop looking up.


Quote: I think they all went too far. Their jeans got too low, their tops got too see-through. Personally, I think that sexy is keeping yourself mysterious. I'm really an old-fashioned girl, and I think I'm totally sexy. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I think they all went too far. Their jeans got too low, their tops got too see-through. Personally, I think that sexy is keeping yourself mysterious. I'm really an old-fashioned girl, and I think I'm totally sexy.


Quote: My generation fought very hard for feminism, and we fought very hard to not be labeled as you had to have a husband or you had to be in a relationship, or you were somehow not a cool chick. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

My generation fought very hard for feminism, and we fought very hard to not be labeled as you had to have a husband or you had to be in a relationship, or you were somehow not a cool chick.


Quote: I was not going to be a stupid girl singer. I was going to be way more than that. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I was not going to be a stupid girl singer. I was going to be way more than that.


Quote: If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear? by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?


Quote: Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn't handle people talking about how fat I was. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn't handle people talking about how fat I was.


Quote: Right now I'm not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

Right now I'm not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again.


Quote: It was my 16th birthday -- my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do -- write songs and sing them to people. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

It was my 16th birthday -- my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do -- write songs and sing them to people.


Quote: I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument. If you're behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don't really perform because you can't. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument. If you're behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don't really perform because you can't. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing.


Quote: You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility. by author Stevie Nicks overlaid on photo of photo of author Stevie Nicks with quote

You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.


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