1. (00:02:58) Buckingham - Nicks - Crying in the Night
2. (00:02:13) Buckingham - Nicks - Stephanie
3. (00:02:08) Buckingham - Nicks - Without a Leg to Stand On
4. (00:03:47) Buckingham - Nicks - Crystal
5. (00:04:46) Buckingham - Nicks - Long Distance Winner
6. (00:03:49) Buckingham - Nicks - Don't Let Me Down Again
7. (00:01:03) Buckingham - Nicks - Django
8. (00:04:12) Buckingham - Nicks - Races are Run
9. (00:03:26) Buckingham - Nicks - Lola (My Love)
10. (00:07:17) Buckingham - Nicks - Frozen Love
Playing Time.........: 00:35:38
Total Size...........: 66.63 MB
NFO generated on.....: 1/30/2009 9:01:51 AM
Buckingham Nicks is a 10-track LP by Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham.
The album, produced and engineered by Keith Olsen, was recorded in 1973
for Polydor Records, right after Buckingham and Nicks disbanded their
long-time band, Fritz. It was released that September and proved to be a
commercial failure. The album has since gained cult status. It was reissued in
1976 when Buckingham and Nicks hit the big time with Fleetwood Mac. It
should be noted that Nicks' name is misspelled as "Stevi" on the record.
A short tour through the American south commenced after the release of the
album; Buckingham and Nicks had already joined Fleetwood Mac, but the
band was still committed to the dates that were scheduled. Bootlegged
concert recordings have recently surfaced on fan-sites and on peer-to-peer
trading sites of two concerts in Tuscaloosa and Mobile. These tours featured
early performances of Rhiannon, Sorcerer, and Monday Morning. The touring
band consisted of Tom Moncrieff on bass (who later played bass on Nicks'
first solo album Bella Donna), Bob Aguirre (from Fritz) on drums, and Gary
"Hoppy" Hodges who played drums on the album. Moncrieff and Hodges later
formed the band Sinai 48 with a new singer-songwriter duo in 2006, marking
the first reunion of any members since disbanding, aside from the continued
collaboration of Buckingham and Nicks.
Despite the enduring popularity of both of its key contributors, the album was
never officially released on CD. Bootlegs dubbed from vinyl have circulated
since the late 1980s. It has become one of the most requested titles for CD
release. In 2003, Rhino Records announced the album's pending release as a
deluxe CD with bonus tracks; however, the CD was never released.
Buckingham and Nicks share ownership of the album. Two of the album's ten
songs have been issued on CD so far. "Long Distance Winner" was released
as part of Nicks' "Enchanted" box set, and "Stephanie" turned up on a
promotional only CD release by Buckingham entitled "Words and Music (A
Retrospective)." Another song from the album, "Crystal", was recorded by
the revamped Fleetwood Mac for the group's 1975 breakthrough LP,
Fleetwood Mac, and was also recorded by Stevie herself for the soundtrack
to the 1998 film Practical Magic. "Don't Let Me Down Again" was rerecorded
by Fleetwood Mac for their live album, and "Frozen Love" was performed
several times during the tour to support the Fleetwood Mac album.
On an interview on WRLT 100.1 Nashville (9/11/06), Buckingham has
expressed an interest in the album seeing the light of day on CD. He also
suggested the possibility of a future joint Lindsey Buckingham-Stevie Nicks
tour in the next few years to support the re-release. Buckingham-Nicks
backing musicians Tom Moncrieff and Gary Hodges have also expressed
interest in reuniting with Buckingham and Nicks in a possible future tour.