When they were led by Bob Welch they often flirted with pop, even recording the first version of the unabashedly smooth and sappy "Sentimental Lady," which would later be one of the defining soft rock hits of the late '70s. Wonderful" & "Then Play On" the driving force of Peter Green had deteriorated as he lapsed into a personal crisis by 1970.
It wasn't until Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Christine McVie enlisted the services of soft-rock duo Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham that the band took on its definitive form.
Read Full Biography. Danny Kirwan It's unfair to say that Fleetwood Mac had no pop pretensions prior to the addition of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks to the lineup in 1975.
Mick Fleetwood's boys (and girls) morphed from a respected British blues outfit into the world's biggest pop band by the 1970s.
Edit Release All Versions of this Release Review Changes . Many pointers here the the brilliance to follow in Rumours.
Not that it matters much, but symbolically an inexcusable omission.
While I recognize the talents of the Buckingham/Nicks outfit, their music doesn't move me the way the early band's music does.
4 Mick Fleetwood
Genres: Pop Rock, Blues Rock, British Blues.
In the four years that Peter Green led Fleetwood Mac, they recorded just three original studio albums, plus a handful of non-album singles.
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