Stevie Nicks – Edge Of Seventeen
Album: Bella Donna
Released: February 5, 1982
Writer: Stevie Nicks
Producer: Jimmy Iovine
“Edge of Seventeen,” also known by the alternate title “Just Like the White Winged Dove.”Drawn from the first line of its refrain, is a song written and recorded by American singer Stevie Nicks. The third single from her successful 1981 solo debut album, Bella Donna. Written by Nicks to express the grief resulting from the death of her uncle Jonathan and the murder of John Lennon during the same week of December 1980. The song features a distinctive chugging 16th-note guitar riff and a simple chord structure typical of Nicks’s songs.