How many artists can say they had the good fortune of spending studio time with Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham before they joined Fleetwood Mac? Not many, but Walter Egan can.
Egan’s breakout 1978 hit, “Magnet and Steel,” featured background vocals from Nicks — who was also the inspiration for the track in the first place. As you can imagine, Egan has some great stories about this experience.
In our latest RockCellarTV conversation, Egan sat down with Lauri Reimer for some spirited discussions about that, his career, other anecdotes from throughout his extensive recording career and much more. Enjoy the conversation below:
And as an added bonus, after the interview was over Walter and his musical colleague, singer/songwriter Beth Sass played a great mini-set for the intimate gathering of folks in attendance, featuring songs from their collaborative album WEBS.
Walter Egan now join the ranks of those we’ve spoken with in this capacity over the past few months, a list that includes Todd Rundgren’s Utopia, Stewart Copeland, Judy Collins, Rita Coolidge, Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, Steve Hackett, John Oates, Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons of KISS, Steve Lukather of Toto, Mike Love of the Beach Boys, Todd Rundgren, Ringo Starr and more.
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