Ann Nancy Wilson

To date, Heart has sold over 35 million records worldwide, [2] including over 22.5 million in album sales in the U.S. [3] The group was ranked number 57 on VH1 's " 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock ". With Top 10 albums on the Billboard Album Chart in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and 2010s, Heart is among the most commercially enduring hard rock bands in history. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013. [4] [5]

After four decades and 30 million albums sold, Ann and Nancy Wilson have decided to tell their story. This week Kicking & Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul and Rock & Roll ( HarperCollins) hits shelves. With co-author Charles Cross ( Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain ), the Wilson sisters dish on Heart's formative years, the inspirations behind their hits and their personal travails, along with some sordid rock gossip. Here are some of the more notable – and curious – stories revealed:

In most rock-star autobiographies, the author crows about everyone he had sex with. In the new autobiography by Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, they tell you who they refused to have sex with.