The Story Behind Stevie Nicks’ “Mabel Normand”

How Fleetwood Mac’s front woman Stevie Nicks wrote a song that inspired her through her addiction battle

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Of all the solo hits Nicks’ has released, “Mabel Normand” is definitely more layered than what people realize.

Originally written in 1985, the song expresses double meanings that lie closely to Nicks’ own personal life. She related in an interview saying…



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Gabrielle Thompson

Part-time writer, future journalist, and owner of a cat named Nala