Fleetwood Mac

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Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac in 1977. From left to right: Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham.
Fleetwood Mac in 1977. From left to right: Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham.
Background information
OriginLondon, England
Genres
Years active
  • 1967 (1967)–1995 (1995)
  • 1997 (1997)–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitefleetwoodmac.com
Members
Past members

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band that formed in London, England in 1967.[6] The group was started by Peter Green.[7] The original group included Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Jeremy Spencer and Bob Brunning.[7] In 1968 Danny Kirwan joined the band.[8] He was then an 18-year-old guitarist and singer.[8] Peter Green left and, in 1971 was replaced by Christine and John McVie plus Bob Welch.[9] When Welch left he was replaced by Americans Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.[7] The band became famous with the release of the album Fleetwood Mac.[7]

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  1. Fleetwood Mac at AllMusic Edit this at Wikidata
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Fleetwood Mac". Encyclopædia Britannica. 5 January 2015. Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  3. Smith, Chris (2006). The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History: From Arenas to the Underground, 1974–80. Greenwood Press. pp. 88, 94–95, 215. ISBN 0-313-32937-0.
  4. Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Fireside. p. 303. ISBN 0-394-72107-1.
  5. Bennun, David (13 February 2017). "How Fleetwood Mac Invented Goth". The Quietus. Archived from the original on 20 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  6. Donald Brackett, Fleetwood Mac: 40 Years of Creative Chaos (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007), p. 2
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and, ed. Jacqueline Edmondson (Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, 2013), p. 450
  8. 8.0 8.1 Tim Sommer (November 2, 2015). "For Your (Re)Consideration: Danny Kirwan, the Sad, Beautiful Ghost of Fleetwood Mac". Observer. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  9. Rolling Stone (June 7, 2012). "Former Fleetwood Mac Member Bob Welch Dead at 65". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 26 July 2016.