11 posts in category Fleetwood Mac

Review: Fleetwood Mac – Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 3 – Surprise Partie & BBC Sessions

After the last set of tracks from their January 31st show at The Warehouse, Disc 3 takes us back in time, with tracks six through eight coming from a November ...

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Review: Fleetwood Mac – “Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 2 – The Warehouse recordings

Tracks 6 through 15 on Disc 2 and tracks 1 through five on Disc 3 of “Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) are taken ...

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Review: Fleetwood Mac – Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 1 – The Carousel Ballroom / Fillmore West recordings

This was the last of six compilations of concert and / or BBC broadcasts from the Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac that were released in 2019 (see: https://smil...

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Peter Green and the Sonny Boys, I & II Part II

Part I featured Green performing a song by the second Sonny Boy Williamson; Part II takes a look at his version of a rather obscure number by the original ...

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Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis – ‘The World Keep on Turning’

The first time that I came across the name Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis was in 1999; in a conversation with Mike Vernon printed in the booklet to “Fleetwood ...

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Spotlight: On Christine Perfect – ‘Get Like You Used To Be’

Christine McVie turns seventy-five today, June 12; born Christine Anne Perfect in 1943. Perfect was something of an anomaly on the British music scene in ...

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Spotlight: On Jeremy Spencer – ‘Allow Me One More Show’

Jeremy Spencer was born on this day, July fourth, in 1948. With some justification Spencer is forever twinned with Elmore James and raucous early rock ‘n ...

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On Danny Kirwan – ‘Although the Sun is Shining’ Part II

A month after Kirwan had recorded his "demo" for this song, he was back in the studio to lay down the number once more.  According to Christopher Hjort, who ...

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On Danny Kirwan – ‘Although the Sun Is Shining’ Part I

Less than a month before his nineteenth birthday, and nine months after joining Fleetwood Mac, Danny Kirwan and the band were in the De Lane Lea Studios to ...

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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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