Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band Heart stormed the charts in the ‘70s with hits like “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Barracuda,” “Straight On,” and many more. Catch the legendary rock band in concert at Caesars Atlantic City on March 29, 2014.
Not only did the Wilson sisters lead Heart, they wrote the songs and played the instruments, making them the first women in rock to do so. Heart continued topping the charts through the ‘80s and ‘90s with huge hits like “These Dreams,” “Alone,” “What About Love,” “If Looks Could Kill,” “Never,” and a string of other hits that showcased the sisters’ enormous talents as musicians and singers.
Nearly 35 years after their first big hit, Ann and Nancy Wilson were back in the Billboard Top 10 in 2010 with Heart’s Red Velvet Car and a Top 5 DVD, “Night at Sky Church.”
As individuals, the sisters have also achieved significant success. Ann Wilson had hits with motion picture themes like “Almost Paradise” from Footloose, “Best Man in the World” from Goldenchild, and “Surrender to Me” from Tequila Sunrise, while Nancy Wilson composed and performed the scores to a half dozen motion pictures including the award-winning Jerry Maguire and Almost Famous.
Along the way, Ann and Nancy Wilson and their band Heart have sold more than 35 million albums, sold out arenas worldwide, and found their way into the soundtrack of American life through radio, motion pictures, television, and associations with branded sponsors. Today, songs made famous by Heart are heard throughout contemporary culture.