Want to know what Fleetwood Mac was really like before they were ruined by fame and soap opera?
Up until 1975, they never heard of Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham. It was Mick Fleetwood, the McVies, Bob Welch, Danny Kirwan, Peter Green. THAT was Fleetwood Mac.
Here are three songs that typified their coolness. Rhino has a box set now from that era that far outshines what came later.
Heroes are Hard to Find:
and I’ll concede “Over My Head” by Christine McVie from the 1975 self titled album. I’d love to know what she thinks of all the changes that went on.