This week’s feature is HEART.
Seattle sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson are the “Heart and Soul” of the band Heart, which has seen other members come and go over the years. Ann’s powerhouse vocals and Nancy’s incredible guitar licks make for a formidable combination. They will be inducted into the
Long overdue, in my opinion!
They first came to fame after moving to Vancouver, Canada, where they recorded their debut album, “Dreamboat Annie”, in 1976. It produced three hit singles: “Crazy on You”, “Dreamboat Annie” and my favourite, “Magic Man”. (This song inspired me to write a poem, years later.)
Their ninth album, “Bad Animals”, released in May 1987, produced this number one hit:
Heart has had a recent resurgence. In 2010, they released a new album, “Red Velvet Car”, which was their first top 10 album in 20 years.
They launched a cross-Canada tour in 2011 for the first time in 30 years and we were fortunate enough to see them twice that year; the second time as the opening act for Def Leppard.
Their output continued, with the release of “Fanatic” in October 2012.
Heart recently announced a new “Heartbreaker Tour“, with special guests Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, to commence in June. Should be amazing, because Heart also does some scorching Led Zep covers! We’ll be there again, when they come back to Toronto on Jul. 23. Can’t wait! ♥
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