Fleetwood Mac

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Fleetwood Mac
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Rock, pop, soft rock,
blues rock (earlier material)
Years active 1967–present
Labels Blue Horizon, Epic, Reprise, Warner Bros., Sire, CBS Europe, Epic, Sanctuary
Associated acts John Mayall's Bluesbreakers
Eddie Boyd
Chicken Shack
Buckingham Nicks
Website www.fleetwoodmac.com
Members
Stevie Nicks
Mick Fleetwood
John McVie
Christine McVie
Lindsey Buckingham

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band that formed in London, England in 1967.[1] The group was started by Peter Green.[2] The original group included Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Jeremy Spencer and Bob Brunning.[2] In 1968 Danny Kirwan joined the band.[3] He was then an 18-year-old guitarist and singer.[3] Peter Green left and, in 1971 was was replaced by Christine and John McVie plus Bob Welch.[4] When Welch left he was replaced by Americans Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.[2] The band became famous with the release of the album Fleetwood Mac.[2]

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[5][change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Donald Brackett, Fleetwood Mac: 40 Years of Creative Chaos (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007), p. 2
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and, ed. Jacqueline Edmondson (Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, 2013), p. 450
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tim Sommer (November 2, 2015). "For Your (Re)Consideration: Danny Kirwan, the Sad, Beautiful Ghost of Fleetwood Mac". Observer. http://observer.com/2015/11/for-your-reconsideration-danny-kirwan-the-sad-beautiful-ghost-of-fleetwood-mac/. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  4. Rolling Stone (June 7, 2012). "Former Fleetwood Mac Member Bob Welch Dead at 65". Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/former-fleetwood-mac-member-bob-welch-dead-at-65-20120607. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  5. Martin and Lisa Adelson (2002). "Fleetwood Mac Official Albums". Fleetwood Mac. http://www.fleetwoodmac.net/penguin/mfdisc.htm. Retrieved 26 October 2014.