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31 March 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Ann talks new album (2015)

From poconorecord.com: Q: In the last four years, you’ve released two studio albums. Are there any plans for new Heart music? A: Oh, yeah. Next year, probably, is the reality. We have so much going on this year, so we probably won’t have a complete focus until next year. We’re writing now; we have notebooks going.

And here’s a snippet from this months AOR magazine:

30 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Review from Niagara Falls

Ann Wilson March 27th 2014

Ann Wilson March 27th 2014

From the first song to the last, Heart’s performance was flawless and Ann’s vocal quality remained nothing short of amazing. Her voice is incredibly powerful and she beautifully reached the high notes with as much strength as ever. With four decades of performances behind this band, Heart has a truly timeless appeal.

Setlist:

Barracuda
Heartless
What About Love
Kick It Out
Mashallah
Even It Up
Nothing But Love
Dog And Butterfly
These Dreams
Alone
Dear Old America
Crazy On You

Encore:

Immigrant Song (Led Zeppelin cover)
The Rain Song (Led Zeppelin cover)
Misty Mountain Hop (Led Zeppelin cover)

More from this review with gallery at backstageaxxess.com (thanx to gusbuff)

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23 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Ann Wilson in AOR Magazine

in this issue: HEART – Ann Wilson on home movies, inventing a brand new way of rocking – and making Robert Plant cry.

IN STORES NOW. Includes CD with Heart's Barracuda from the new live album/DVD!

IN STORES NOW. Includes CD with Heart’s Barracuda from the new live album/DVD!

Here’s a nice snippet from the interview:

The standard question from any European magazine!

The standard question from any European magazine!

 

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23 March 2014 ~ 2 Comments

Ann Wilson on The Tonight Show

Ann Wilson sat in with The Roots on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on March 21st 2014

Jimmy Fallon and Ann Wilson

Jimmy Fallon and Ann Wilson

Ann Wilson and Questlove

Ann Wilson and Questlove

Ann Wilson with The Roots

Ann Wilson with The Roots

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon

heartlinker.nl is back from a long vacation down under…. great to be back!

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22 February 2014 ~ 2 Comments

Seattle April 22nd 2014: Heart and Joan Jett

HEART & JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS HEADLINE HISTORIC EARTH DAY CONCERT AT EMP MUSEUM TO BENEFIT WILD ORCA RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY

Poster

Poster

With all the recent controversy surrounding captive orcas, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart decided it was high time to celebrate the wild ones.

Heart and fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will headline an historic concert at EMP Museum’s spectacular “Sky Church” this Earth Day, April 22nd, to benefit wild orca research and advocacy. Joining Heart and Joan Jett will be Seattle’s own Grammy Award-winning recording artist and producer Sir Mix-a-Lot, Country Joe McDonald of “Woodstock” fame, and New York-based musician and activist Andrew Morse. Also on the bill for “Kiss the Sky! The Orca Freedom Concert” is an extraordinary up-and-coming LA-based singer/songwriter and guitar virtuoso Arielle, a protégé of Queen’s Brian May. The event will be emceed by legendary Seattle radio personality Norman B.

The Earth Day concert and subsequent hour-long broadcast special are being produced by Seattle-based network journalist (ABC News and others) and wildlife filmmaker Michael Harris, together with EMP Museum Public Programming Producer Andrew McKeag. The sponsors are Guitar Center, and the Pacific Whale Watch Association.

“Ann and Nancy and I worked together several years ago on a syndicated series for young people entitled ‘Baby Wild Films Presents,’ with Nancy hosting and narrating,” remembers Harris. “One of those specials we did was called ‘The Killer Whale People,’ and so I had the pleasure of taking Nancy out with our wild orcas. I think it was her first time seeing them in the wild, and she was hooked.”

So much so, in fact, that the Wilsons teamed up with longtime songwriting partner Sue Ennis and wrote a song about orcas called “Baby Wild,” which Nancy performed in a wonderful beach campfire scene that ends the special, and then later recorded in studio with seven-time ASCAP Award-winning Hollywood composer and Baby Wild Films Executive Producer Tim Truman. The show went on to win several Emmy Awards.

“I’ve been doing network television for over 25 years now and that experience still tops the list,” Harris continues. “I’ve spent a good part of my life amongst whales and wildlife, but watching Nancy see these wild orcas for the first time was a kick. It was like I was seeing them for the first time too, through her eyes. This legendary rock-and-roller, this power chord guitar slinger, suddenly became a kid again. You could see the transformation, as I’ve seen with so many others who experience orcas in the wild. But most importantly, Nancy immediately made the connection that this isn’t Shamu – this is the real SeaWorld, this is where orcas belong. As she says in the show, ‘this is where orcas reach for the sky, but not on command.’ When I was asked to approach Ann and Nancy about doing this benefit, I think I got a ‘yes’ from them in about five minutes.”

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14 February 2014 ~ 4 Comments

Nothing but Love for Magic Man

Heart performed at The Joint in Tulsa on February 13th 2014

Heart performed at The Joint in Tulsa on February 13th 2014

"Nothing but Love" was added for Valentine's Day :)

“Nothing but Love” was added for Valentine’s Day :)

Thank you Boogie! :)

And Thank you Bonnie for pointing out the unthinkable: Magic Man is not on it!

Antiquiet: I’m going to take a minute to elaborate on just how absolutely ridiculous Ann Wilson’s voice remains. At 63 years of age, Ann sounds precisely as she did on the original studio recordings for these tracks, which is saying quite a lot. She’s a powerhouse of a singer and makes it look quite effortless – the extended high notes on Alone triggered goose bumps throughout the audience while she nearly gave Robert Plant a run for his money during a three-song Zeppelin encore includingImmigrant SongThe Rain Song and Misty Mountain Hop. [...] I will object a bit at the exclusion of Magic Man from the set (seriously guys?), but the rest of the show was so solid I can almost forgive them.

Nancy and Ann in Tulsa, from AntiQuiet

Nancy and Ann in Tulsa, from AntiQuiet

Nancy in tulsa, from Antiquiet

Nancy in tulsa, from Antiquiet

 

09 February 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Heart plays Beatles song!

(photocredit: Boogie!) To celebrate 50 years  since the first US TV appearance of The Beatles on the Sullivan show!

(photocredit: Boogie!) “Rain” on the Biloxi setlist! To celebrate 50 years since the first US TV appearance of The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show!

And here’s the Youtube link:

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Thank you Danie!

Ann Wilson on Grammy.com: I saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan that first time. Like so many American kids, Nancy and I, and our other sister Lynn, were seated cross-legged in front of the TV. I was 12, Nancy was 8. So we were just little girlies watching that thing. And it changed our lives. There was something about it that really messed with our minds, and we were never the same after that! [laughs]

From Heart's Twitter today.

From Heart’s Twitter today.

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