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Jan 1, 2015

Walter Egan - Magnet And Steel (1978)

"Magnet and Steel" is a hit single written and performed by Walter Egan, released in May 1978. It was the first and greatest hit on Egan's second solo LP, Not Shy. It reached number eight on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number nine in Canada. It spent 22 weeks on the American charts.




Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, members of Fleetwood Mac, sang background vocals and co-produced the song. Nicks was also Egan's inspiration for the song.

Walter Lindsay Egan (born July 12, 1948, in New York) is an American rock musician, best known for his 1978 gold status hit single "Magnet and Steel" from his album Not Shy, produced by Lindsey Buckingham and Richard Dashut. The song reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #18 on the Easy Listening chart. Overseas, it peaked at #32 on the Australian Singles Chart (Kent Music Report).