Classic Singles – Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac’s Debut Part 2 –

The B-Side: ‘Rambling Pony’ The fourteen-year difference in age between John Mayall and the nineteen-year-old Peter Green at the time of Green’s joining The Bluebreakers was a lifetime in terms of life experience. Green moved into the same apartment block as Mayall on Portchester Road in Bayswater, west London, and the two bonded over Mayall’s […]

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Classic Singles – Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac’s Debut 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 Racecourse in Windsor, Berkshire. Although attendance for the Sunday shows are estimated at about 15,000, the band would truly introduce themselves […]

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Peter Green’s First Studio Session

Peter Green’s First Studio Session

Peter Green’s first studio recording was as the lead guitarist for the Peter B’s.  Best guesstimates have Green joining the band (then called Peter B’s Looners) shortly before Christmas, 1965. The band performed a three-song set for the BBC Light, “Jazz Beat” program on February 02, 1966 (the three numbers, ‘If You Wanna Be Happy’, […]

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