Historical Photos We Had No Idea Existed

By | January 13, 2023

Stevie Nicks in her post-concert glow, 1980.

When it comes to juicy gossip and titillating tabloids, few subjects offer the breadth of material like celebrities. Rich, famous, and the envy of many, celebrities live in a world most of us only dream about. Also, either thanks to wildly disparate lives or perhaps because of them, celebrities tend to find themselves in the craziest situations imaginable. However, the public lives of these illustrious luminaries often contrast greatly with their private moments away from the limelight. So here’s a snapshot of rare behind-the-scenes photos of some of Hollywood’s heavyweights.

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Naturally, performing in front of thousands of screaming fans can get your adrenaline pumping. In this picture, the angelic-sounding Nicks was clearly still flying off the high after her live performance. While her boyfriend Fleetwood Mac had to talk the band into allowing Nicks in, she obviously took her opportunity and ran with it. Of course, their initial hesitation might have played into her threatening to quit every other week.

Elton John and Cher, 1975

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Starting in 1970 Elton John began raining hits and all-time albums. In ‘70 alone he preposterously dropped four albums: Tumbleweed Connection, Friends, the Live Album 17-11-70, and Madman Across the Water. The last included “Tiny Dancer”, considered perhaps his masterpiece. After selling 40 million records worldwide along with husband, Sonny, thanks to their mega hit "I Got You Babe" Cher had begun trying her hand as a TV personality for CBS with The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, which drew 30 million viewers weekly.