1954 – Born on this day, Nancy Wilson, vocals, Heart, (1987

Nancy Wilson of Heart

1954 – Born on this day, Nancy Wilson, vocals, Heart, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.3 single ‘Alone’).

Nancy Lamoureux Wilson (born March 16, 1954, San Francisco, California) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist who, with her older sister Ann, became a part of the Seattle band Heart.

Nancy attended Pacific University in Oregon and Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.

While Ann is the lead singer on most of the Heart recordings, Nancy is the lead vocalist on “Treat Me Well”, “These Dreams”, “Stranded”, “There’s The Girl” and “Will You Be There (In The Morning)” and frequently performs background and harmony vocals. Nancy is the band’s rhythm and lead guitarist. In 1999, Nancy Wilson released a solo live album “Live at McCabe’s Guitar Shop”.

Nancy has played a role in composing music for most of Crowe’s films including Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky and Elizabethtown. She also had cameos in Crowe’s The Wild Life as Rick’s wife (1984), and Fast Times at Ridgemont High, credited as beautiful girl in Corvette (1982).

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