Fleetwood Mac began their music career in 1967 as a British blues band. By the mid 70’s they’d relocated to California and became a pop group. The band’s name came from the combination of Mick Fleetwood and John McVie.
The idea to form the band had came from Peter Green, both Fleetwood and McVie had been in a band with Green. The three had joined together at Greens suggestion and formed Fleetwood Mac. The fourth member of the band was Jeremy Spencer.
Ironically, over the years the only things that have remained the same with Fleetwood Mac has been the band’s name and the rhythm section of Fleetwood and McVie!
Although, many bands have went through member changes, Fleetwood Mac changed both their members and styles with almost every new album! Even amidst all the changing going on the band still somehow managed to release albums that attracted a very loyal fan base.
The band’s debut appearance in August of 1967 at the British Jazz and Blues Festival got the band a record contract! Fleetwood …