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Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock and Roll by Ann Wilson


two sisters. two voices. One center.

The thriller of "Magic guy." The depraved riff of "Barracuda." The disappointment and great thing about "by myself." The raw power of "loopy On You." those songs, and so many extra, are a part of the fabric of american song. center, fronted by Ann and Nancy Wilson, has given fanatics everywhere classic, raw, and pure badass rock and roll for more than 3 decades. As the one sisters in rock who write their own song and play their own instruments, Ann and Nancy have at all times stood apart—for sure from their male counterparts loopy from their female peers. via refusing to allow themselves and their song be outlined by their gender, and by by no means allowing their sexuality to overshadow their skill, the Wilson sisters have made their mark, and in the process cleared the path for many of todaycff0478#39;s female artists.

In Kicking and Dreaming, Ann and Nancy, with the assistance of critically acclaimed and bestselling song biographer Charles R. move, recount a journey that has taken them from a gypsy-like lifestyles as the children of a globe-trotting Marine to the frozen back highways of Vancouver, the place they were given their extra as a band, to the top of luck—and occasionally extra. In these pages, readers will learn the truth about the dating that inspired "Magic guy" and "loopy On You," the turmoil of inter-band romances gone awry, the reality of lifestyles at the highway as unmarried girls after which as mdifferents of young children, and the joys of performing and in a few instances partying with the likes of the Rolling Stones, Stevie Nicks, Van Halen, Def Leppard, and different rock legends. It has no longer at all times been a very easy trail. Ann struggled with and triumphed over a early life stutter, frame image, and alcoholism; Nancy suffered the pain and sadness of fertility issues and a failed marriage however in the end found love again and happiness as a mother. thru all of it, the sisters drew from the power of a family bond that trumps the whole lot else, as told in this intimate, fair, and uniquely female take at the rock and roll lifestyles.

throughout their profession, Ann and Nancy have by no means found a solution to the question they're so much continuously asked: "what's it love to be a lady in rock and roll?" Kicking and Dreaming puts that query to mattress, as soon as and for all.

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author: Ann Wilsonpublisher: It e booksBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 288

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