Brian Mansfield, Special for USA TODAY
10:14 a.m. EDT April 10, 2014
‘The Tonight Show’ host plays Tom Petty to Stevie Nicks.
Jimmy Fallon and Stevie Nicks perform “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” on ‘The Tonight Show.'(Photo: Screengrab)
Chalk up another big musical moment to Jimmy Fallon.
The Tonight Show host donned a blond wig, strapped on a guitar and sang with Stevie Nicks on Wednesday’s show, essentially re-creating the video for Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around, Nicks’ 1981 duet hit with Tom Petty. They were introduced by Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic.
Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around was Nicks’ biggest hit outside Fleetwood Mac and appeared on her Bella Donna album. The song’s promotional clip was the 25th video MTV ran when the channel debuted Aug. 1, 1981. Continue reading →
Ultimate Classic Rock
by Nick DeRiso April 11, 2014 11:52 AM
An all-star group gathered on Thursday night to pay tribute to the ailing Linda Ronstadt, whose battle with Parkinson’s disease kept the singing legend from her own Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.
Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou Harris 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Photo credit: Andres Otero / WENN
Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Carrie Underwood performed in her place, helping to frame the legacy of a now-67-year-old star who had already won Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony awards over a career that’s spanned more than 30 albums.