Tonight’s  mystery artist recently told how one of their biggest had a riff “Borrowed” from the band Nazareth’s ‘This Flight Tonight’ that they were covering from Joni Mitchell.  Know the song or the other band??

I didn’t have to go far to get this story, it was on I95Rocks last week covering a conversation with Nancy Wilson of Heart. She tells how in early years the band was opening for Nazareth and the riff they did for their cover of Joni Mitchell’s song ‘This Flight Tonight’ gave wings to the opening of ‘Barracuda’.

In Nancy’s words:

 “It felt really big. It felt so rock,"

Here they are with that riff in tonight's featured song.

https://youtu.be/6P8HD0fbZso

The Nazareth version of the inspiring riff.

https://youtu.be/TRNhdzX-nnM

And where is all began.

https://youtu.be/iTfB8Q6DpZ0