PICS: Stevie Nicks and the Pretenders at Viejas Arena

The "Queen of Rock & Roll" herself, Stevie Nicks, brought a pop/rock landslide through SDSU's Viejas Arena on March 2, with a little help from Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders.

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Nicks, best known as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has also enjoyed a massively successful solo career.
Rock & roll royalty, the Pretenders (frontwoman Chrissie Hynde pictured), opened the show.
Nicks is often referred to as “the Queen of Rock n’ Roll.” We think the title is appropriate.
Between her solo efforts and her work in Fleetwood Mac, she’s charted more than 40 Top 50 hits and sold more than 140 million records. Not too shabby, eh?
Rolling Stone magazine has named her one of music’s top 55 “Greatest Songwriters of All Time” and ranked her in the world’s top “100 Greatest Singers of All Time” to boot.
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No surprise: She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
She joined the band in 1975 with her then-boyfriend Lindsay Buckingham after the duo’s two-year stint performing as Buckingham Nicks. During that time, she actually wrote both “Rhiannon” and “Landslide” – which would later go on to become huge hits for Fleetwood Mac.
During the March 2 show, the Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde joined Nicks on stage for “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around.”
Talk about a double whammy: Two of rock’s most legendary frontwomen performing together on one stage? Epic!
We could've watched those two duet forever!
As a solo artist, Nicks has received eight Grammy Award nominations, and five with Fleetwood Mac – winning the award for Album of the Year for “Rumours” in 1978.
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Her March 2 setlist included the following songs: “Gold and Braid,” “If Anyone Falls,” “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” (with Chrissie Hynde), “Belle Fleur,” “Gypsy,” “Wild Heart,” Bella Donna” …
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Followed by “Enchanted,” “New Orleans,” “Starshine,” “Moonlight (A Vampire’s Dream),” “Stand Back,” “Crying in the Night,” “If You Were My Love,” “Gold Dust Woman,” “Edge of Seventeen,” “Rhiannon” and “Landslide.”
The Pretenders' set list included: "Alone," "Gotta Wait," "Message of Love," "Private Life," "Down the Wrong Way," "Hymn to Her," "Back on the Chain Gang," "I'll Stand By You"...
And "Don't Get Me Wrong," "Stop Your Sobbing," "My City Was Gone," "Talk of the Town," "Mystery Achievement," "Middle of the Road," and "Brass in Pocket." Phenomenal!
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