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Heart: Dreamboat Annie (Arista)***

Review by Pete Makowski, Sounds, 31 January 1976

THE FIRST time I heard this album was in the offices of another record company (who shall go unnamed) who were pretty hot to get ...

Heart: Seattle's Hard Rock Girls

Interview by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, October 1976

WITNESSING A ROCK band, Heart, genuinely excited about things – they mention how much they love to hear their records on the radio – is ...

Heart: Nice Girls Succeed In Rock Biz shock

Profile and Interview by Toby Goldstein, Sounds, 20 November 1976

THE BRUNETTE-blonde partnership of sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson seems a strange arrangement for leaders of an all-male rock'n'roll band. ...

Heart: Heart Tremors

Profile and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 27 November 1976

YOU PROBABLY haven't heard of Heart – apart, perhaps, from their excellent 'Magic Man' single – yet they've soared from obscurity in the States to ...

Heart: Oxford Polytechnic

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 11 December 1976

IT WAS with a little disappointment that I discovered at the weekend that Heart's stage act isn't as impressive as their debut album, Dreamboat Annie. ...

Heart: Little Queen

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, June 1977

IF ANY DOUBT still existed about Heart's big-league credentials, the first notes of ‘Barracuda’ should dispel them forever. Roger Fisher slams into a bonecrunching guitar ...

Heart: Little Queen (CBS import)***

Review by Tim Lott, Sounds, 4 June 1977

Heart heading for the MOR ...

Heart, John McEuen: Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 18 July 1977

Wilson Sisters Put Beat in Heart ...

A Heart's Delight

Interview by Toby Goldstein, Circus, 21 July 1977

The Wilson Sisters Paint a Portrait of Their Little Queen ...

Heart: Far Out!

Interview by Robin Katz, Sounds, 10 September 1977

Laid-back hippy cries from the Heart. Nancy Wilson talks to Robin Katz ...

The California Jam Festival

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 8 April 1978

THERE WEREN'T even traffic jams. ...

Hot times in the heart of Texxas

Report by Joe Nick Patoski, Rolling Stone, 24 August 1978

IF ANYTHING was learned from the 105,000 fans who piled into the Cotton Bowl over the Fourth of July weekend for the two-day Texxas World ...

Heart Gets Back on the Right Beat

Interview by Wesley Strick, Rolling Stone, 30 November 1978

Legal battles behind them ...

Heart: Affairs of the Heart

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 5 July 1980

THE CLOSE QUARTERS in Nashville Tennessee claims to be America's only rock and roll hotel. Bar's open day and night, drugs no problem, you can ...

Heart To Heart

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 29 May 1982

SEATTLE'S SPACE Needle is the architectural equivalent of the male nipple. Just sticks up there, totally redundant except as an amusing thing to play with ...

Heart: Ann & Nancy Wilson Get Hot Again

Interview by J.D. Considine, Record, November 1985

FOR A WHILE, it looked as if Heart was going to end up as another group filed under "What ever happened to?" Although the band ...

Heart Beats Again

Interview by Laura Fissinger, Rolling Stone, 24 April 1986

After a nearly fatal four-year slump, the Wilson sisters take Heart and reclaim their platinum past ...

Heart: Bad Animals (Capitol)

Review by Laura Fissinger, Rolling Stone, 2 July 1987

OVER HEART'S eleven-year recording career, the band has often been charged with creating standard-issue stadium rock. That accusation hasn't always been fair: the Wilson sisters ...

Heart: Speaking Pelican? Like Hell They Can!

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, September 1987

ON THE SOFA from the right: Ann Wilson, Denny Carmassi, Howard Leese. All in black. Easy on the eyes on a filthy British day. Don't ...

Heart: Bad Animals

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, October 1987

THE CAGNEY AND LACEY of rock 'n' roll are back with their increasingly polished version of Ms. Zeppelin. This is the kind of thing you ...

Heart: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit MI

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Kerrang!, 28 November 1987


My Weirdest Gig

Report and Interview by Roy Trakin, Musician, February 1994

Collapsing stages in Japan! Elephant farts in Vegas! Eskimo shows in Alaska! A Survey of Abominable Venues and Disastrous Shows! ...

Are We Making Art Yet? Music in the age of interactive entertainment

Report by Alan di Perna, Musician, June 1994

MUSIC, OF course, has always been interactive. People dance to it, make love to it, sing along with the lyrics and figure out the chord ...

Heart Pump Out New Beats

Interview by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone Online, 9 May 2003

TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS after their debut, Ann and Nancy Wilson, always Heart's pulse, have finally assumed absolute control of the band. Now, with Nancy producing, they're ...

Ann Wilson: "Singing Led Zeppelin taught me how to sing rock 'n' roll — loud and high"

Interview by Laura Barton, The Independent, 24 April 2022

With her sister Nancy, Ann Wilson fronted the revolutionary, female-led hard rock outfit Heart. Laura Barton speaks to her on the cusp of a new ...


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