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Stevie Nicks Had an Expensive Solution to Overpacking for Tour

TL;DR:

  • Stevie Nicks fell in love with Lear jet because of a boyfriend.
  • Stevie Nicks said she often overpacked on tour.
  • With access to a plane, Stevie Nicks can bring her dogs on tour. 
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Stevie Nicks’ tours could be lengthy, and she wanted to travel in as much comfort as possible. This meant packing a significant amount of luggage to bring with her. She explained that she often had to cut back on the number of things she packed. She had a specific solution in mind, but it wasn’t a cheap one.

The Fleetwood Mac singer flew in a Lear jet as part of a romantic gesture

In the 1970s, Nicks began dating Don Henley of The Eagles. He often made grand romantic gestures that cost a great deal of money. On one occasion, he picked her up in a private jet, which Nicks found so romantic that she says she’ll think about it on her deathbed. 

Stevie Nicks sings into a microphone and holds a bouquet of flowers.

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“I was on the road, he was on the road,” she said, per the book Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks by Stephen Davis. “It picked me up after my show, flew me to Atlanta. I stayed there that day and his show, and then right after the show that little cranberry red Lear jet was waiting for me. It was wonderful. It was one of the most romantic things that ever happened to me in my whole life. It’ll pass before me on my deathbed.”

Stevie Nicks shared her solution to overpacking on tour

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