Fleetwood Mac

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Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac 2009.jpg
Background information
OriginLondon, England
GenresRock, pop, soft rock,
blues rock (earlier material)
Years active1967–present
LabelsBlue Horizon, Epic, Reprise, Warner Bros., Sire, CBS Europe, Epic, Sanctuary
Associated actsJohn Mayall's Bluesbreakers
Eddie Boyd
Chicken Shack
Buckingham Nicks
MembersStevie 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 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]

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  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. Retrieved 26 July 2016.
  4. Rolling Stone (June 7, 2012). "Former Fleetwood Mac Member Bob Welch Dead at 65". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 26 July 2016.