Fleetwood

Fleetwood Mac is 50 years old……well at least their first LP is. They were a different band back then. 2 of the same members as their most popular lineup, but a different sound. On Feb. 24, 1968, Fleetwood Mac, released their debut album titled simply “Fleetwood Mac”. It is also known as “Peter Green’s Fleetwood […]

This rumor has been around for 41 years now… On Feb. 4, 1977, Fleetwood Mac release their 11th LP titled “Rumours”. The record was produced by the band with Ken Caillat and Richard Dashut and it reached the top of both the United States Billboard chart and the United Kingdom Albums Chart. The songs “Go […]

When the new record charts came out on Jan. 14, 1978, Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” album was the number one LP in the US. It was their 31st week at #1. It had been #1 for 29 non-conseutive week in 1977 and held the #1 one spot for the first two weeks of 1978. The reason […]

The ‘California Sound’ was huge in 1977. Fleetwood Mac was one of the bands leading that movement. Their LP “Rumours” had a great 29 week run at the top of the charts until another ‘California Sound’ artist finally knocked them out of the #1 spot. On Dec. 3rd of that year, Linda Ronstadt’s “Simple Dreams” […]

Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie turns 72 today. John played with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakersl before joining Fleetwood Mac. His surname, combined with that of Mick Fleetwood, was the inspiration for the band’s name. He joined Fleetwood Mac shortly after its formation by guitarist Peter Green in 1967. Peter combined the names of Mick Fleetwood […]


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