Thursday, June 18, 2009

Stevie Nicks visits New Orleans...

[reprint of an earlier published article]

When Stevie Nicks visits New Orleans don't expect to see her using a cell phone
by Nekesa Mumbi Moody, AP Music Writer
Thursday June 18, 2009, 11:39 AM

NEW YORK -- Friends who want to get in touch with Stevie Nicks know not to send an e-mail, call on a cell phone, or reach out by text message, because she won't respond.

It's not that she's being rude: Nicks doesn't own a computer or a cell phone. The 60-year-old rock legend, who is currently on tour with Fleetwood Mac, is a proud technophobe. The band plays Saturday night at the New Orleans Arena.

"I believe that computers have taken over the world. I believe that they have in many ways ruined our children. I believe that kids used to love to go out and play," Nicks says in her famously smoky voice.

"I believe that social graces are gone because manners are gone because all people do is sit around and text. I think it's obnoxious."

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