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March 2022



Ann Wilson Interview: Heart Frontwoman Finds Her "Fierce Bliss"

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Ann Wilson

Widely recognized as one of the greatest voices in the history of rock and roll, Ann Wilson is known far and wide as lead singer and songwriter of the groundbreaking rock band Heart. Ann, and her sister, Nancy Wilson, guitarist and vocalist, and Heart have sold over 35 million records worldwide. The band's US Top 40 singles include “Magic Man,” “Crazy on You,” “Barracuda,” “What About Love,” “Never” and “All I Wanna Do is Make Love to You,” along with number one hits “These Dreams” and “Alone.” They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.

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December 2021



The Band Heart Wanted to Be

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In a 2017 interview with Smashing Interviews Magazine, Heart guitarist/vocalist Nancy Wilson discussed how her family's musical excursions fueled her desire to become a musician.

"The family in general was musical with pianos and ukuleles and things like that and singing in harmonies. It was aunts, uncles, grandparents and cousins, and we’d get together as often as we could, having beach fires and singing and strumming," Wilson recounted.

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