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Jan 14, 2021
Fleetwood Mac (S1-E8)
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Fleetwood Mac (S1-E8)

The JabberGuys follow Fleetwood Mac from their beginnings, through their trials and tribulations, to the making of one of the best-selling albums of all time.

Cha gets frustrated with Tim Horton’s

 Background on Mick Fleetwood
Animal from Sesame Street partially modelled after Mick Fleetwood’s erratic drum style.
1967 Windsor Jazz and Blues
Original members Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood.
Shotgun Express  (Rod Stewart, Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood, and Peter Bardens)
First 5 albums: Fleetwood Mac, Mr. Wonderful, Then Play on, Fleetwood Mac in Chicago, Kiln House.
Losing a band member to a religious cult (Jeremy Spencer)
14 band member lineup changes for Fleetwood Mac
Christine McVie (Christine Anne Perfect) joins as keyboardist and vocalist (1970)
“Fleetwood Mac” titles 2 albums: (1968 and 1975)
1975 breakthrough album
Manager, Clifford Davis scams concert goers (1974)
The big lineup change: Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham added to the band (1975)
Rumours … it just keeps on selling
Cocaine anyone?   Play ‘Chariots of Fire’
Their only #1 hit: “Dreams”
"Inconceivable:" … The Princess Bride movie
Mick Fleetwood’s “wooden balls” (Rumours album cover)
Rumours: 11 months to record the album during relationship chaos
Leather and Lace Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
Buckingham and Nick’s breakup fuel for “Rumours”
1979: “Tusk” double album (most expensive experimental album made at that time)
Album price of $16 USD in 1979 translates to approx. $57 in 2020
Wacky sounds on the album: Fleetwood used tissue boxes and lamb chops
1982: Mirage
1987: Tango in the Night … parts recorded in Buckingham’s bedroom
1990: Behind the Mask
1995: Time
1997: The Dance (Live album)
2003: Say You Will
2018: Buckingham fired from the band
Holiday Road – Lindsay Buckingham (1983)

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