Wolf Tracks – ‘How Many More Years’ / ‘No Place To Go’ / ‘You Gonna Wreck My Life’

Chester Burnett’s first record, ‘Moanin’ At Midnight’ backed with ‘How Many More Years’, was recorded by Sam Phillips at the Memphis Recording ...

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On Danny Kirwan (Part 3) – ‘Crazy For My Baby’ a.k.a. ‘Without You’

The second “home recording” that we have was almost certainly recorded at the same time as the first and although I have no way to confirm, or to disprove ...

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On Danny Kirwan (Part 2) – ‘Wet Weather Blues’

From the Files of Bela Swardmark Stephens  The little information that we have about Danny Kirwan in his own words comes from the small number of articles ...

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On Danny Kirwan

Mike Vernon first spotted Kirwan, all of seventeen at the time, playing guitar in a trio called Boilerhouse, with Trevor Stevens on bass and Dave Terrey on ...

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The First Single (Part 3) – The Critical Reaction

This post inaugurates a new series, “From the Files of Bela Swardmark Stephens”.  Mr. Stephens is the leader of the Swedish blues band The Blue Pearls ...

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The First Single (Part 2) – The B-Side: ‘Rambling Pony’

A bit of background on the music that Green sets this number to before we begin. Credited to “Hambone” Willie Newbern, researchers now believe the music ...

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The First Single (Part 1) – The A-Side: ‘I Believe My Time Ain’t Long’

Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac made their public debut on August 13, 1967 at the 7th Annual Jazz, Pop, Ballads & Blues Festival at the Royal Windsor ...

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Worried Dream – Part 4

We’re going to wrap up this series with a look at the final two available performances from Fleetwood Mac. We’ll also take a look at two later covers of ...

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Worried Dream – Part 3

It is just a few weeks short of a full year between the last (incomplete) live recording of Green performing this song in 1968 and the next available one from ...

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Worried Dream – Part 2

Worried Dream – Part 2   Our disappointment in knowing that Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac’s first known performance of ‘Worried Dream’ is the only ...

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