Ann Dustin Wilson was born in 1950 in San Diego and Nancy Lamoureux Wilson was born in 1954. The sisters grew up loving music and in Seattle, Washington in 1973 decided to make a living out of it and formed the rock band Heart.
In the 1970s the Wilson sisters earned success and then kinda dropped off the radar. Like a phoenix they rose out of the ashes and were huge again in the 1980s. In 1976 the band released their debut album called Dreamboat Annie. From that album two rock classics were born in “Magic Man” and “Crazy on You”. The band led by Ann on vocals and Nancy on guitar were staples on hard rock radio stations. Next came the albums Little Queen and Dog & Butterfly. Hit singles like “Barracuda” and “Straight On” followed. The sisters Wilson did most of the songwriting for the band.
In the early 80s the band seemed to lose their way. Then the band righted itself and in 1985 released the massive album, Heart. It contained the singles “These Dreams”, “Never, “What About Love”, and “Nothin’ At All”. Heart seemed to have cornered the power ballad market.
Success continued in the 90s with the release of the album, Brigade, which contained the hits “Alone” and “All I Want to Do is Make Love To You”. In the 90s they turned to other songwriters like Diane Warren to write the hits while they focused on recording and touring.
-Date: March 25, 2013
-Venue: Bell Centre
-Ticket Purchase: www.evenko.ca
-Ticket Prices: $88.75, $104.25 (plus handling charges)
-Show Time: 7:30 p.m.
-Opening Act: Simon Townshend