Lindsey and I went up to Aspen, and we went to somebody's incredible house, and they had a piano, and I had my guitar with me, and I went into their living room, looking out over the incredible, like, Aspen sky way, and I wrote "Landslide" ...three months later, Mick Fleetwood called." Nicks and Buckingham joined Fleetwood Mac in January 1975, six weeks after Keith Olsen played their track "Frozen Love" for drummer Mick Fleetwood, who had come to Sound City in California, in search of a studio to record Fleetwood Mac's next album.
and Barbara Nicks (November 12, 1927 – December 29, 2011), a homemaker. Nicks's mother was so protective that she kept her at home "more than most people" and during that time fostered in her daughter a love of fairy tales.
Fritz became popular as a live act when it opened for both Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin from 1968 until 1971.
Nicks credits each of those acts as having inspired her own stage intensity and performance.
And so, I was in this band with him for three and a half years – a band called Fritz." Buckingham was in a psychedelic rock band named Fritz, but two of its musicians were leaving for college.
He asked Nicks in mid-1967 to replace the lead singer, a guitarist named Jody Moreing.