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Happy 73rd birthday to American singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks, from Fleetwood Mac born 26 May 1948, who scored the 1987 UK No.5 single ‘Little Lies’ and 1977 US No.1 single ‘Dreams’, taken from the world-wide No.1 album Rumours. She scored the solo, 1981 US No.1 & UK No.11 album Bella Donna, and the 1989 hit single […]

1 May 1984, Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood filed for bankruptcy. It was reported that the drummer had spent thousands of dollars of cocaine a month, and had refused to listen to financial advisers, buying up several homes, a $400,000 spread in Hawaii and a $1.8 million farm outside Sydney, Australia. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/fleetwood-mac-rumours/ Fleetwood Mac – […]

11 April 1970, Peter Green quit Fleetwood Mac while on tour in Germany, to avoid breach of contract he agreed to finish the current tour. While touring Europe in late March 1970, Green took LSD at a party at a commune in Munich, an incident cited by Fleetwood Mac manager Clifford Davis as the crucial […]

2 April 1977, Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US album chart with Rumours. The album is Fleetwood Mac’s most successful release; along with winning the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978, the record has sold over 45 million copies worldwide. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/fleetwood-mac-rumours/ Fleetwood Mac – Rumours | This Day In Music […]

24 March 1977, Fleetwood Mac released ‘Dreams’ from their eleventh studio album Rumours which became their first and only US No.1 hit single. Stevie Nicks wrote the song in early 1976 at the Record Plant studio in Sausalito, California in around 10 minutes, on a day when she wasn’t required in the main studio. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/fleetwood-mac-rumours/ […]

4 Feb 1977, Fleetwood Mac released Rumours. The songs ‘Go Your Own Way’, ‘Don’t Stop’, ‘Dreams’, and ‘You Make Loving Fun’ were released as singles. Rumours is Fleetwood Mac’s most successful release; along with winning the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978, the record has sold over 45 million copies worldwide, making […]

29 Jan 1969, Fleetwood Mac had their only UK No.1 single with the instrumental ‘Albatross’ which was composed by guitarist Peter Green. ‘Albatross’ is the only Fleetwood Mac composition with the distinction of having inspired a Beatles song, ‘Sun King’ from 1969’s Abbey Road. https://youtu.be/pMMpVPttxbA Fleetwood Mac – Albatross Read the full article at The […]

28 Jan 1978, The Fleetwood Mac album Rumours went to No.1 on the UK album chart. The groups eleventh studio album went on to sell over 45 million copies world-wide and spent over 440 weeks on the UK chart. The songs ‘Go Your Own Way’, ‘Dreams’, ‘Don’t Stop’, and ‘You Make Loving Fun’ were released […]

FLEETWOOD MAC Co-Founder MICK FLEETWOOD’s Recorded Catalog Interests Acquired By BMG FLEETWOOD MAC Co-Founder MICK FLEETWOOD’s Recorded Catalog Interests Acquired By BMG Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4122959291056036

22 Nov 1968, Fleetwood Mac released the instrumental ‘Albatross’. Penned by Peter Green it remains Fleetwood Mac’s only No.1 hit in the UK. In Green’s biography he stated an early inspiration for ‘Albatross’ was “a group of notes from an Eric Clapton solo, played slower.” https://youtu.be/KQ_wA_EvOoo Fleetwood Mac-Albatros Read the full article at The Day […]


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