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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time. In 1998, selected members of Fleetwood Mac were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and received the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.

The two most successful periods for the band were during the late 1960s British blues boom, when they were led by guitarist Peter Green and achieved a UK number one with "Albatross"; and from 1975 to 1987, as a more pop-oriented act, featuring Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. Fleetwood Mac's second album after the incorporation of Buckingham and Nicks, 1977's Rumours, produced four U.S. Top 10 singles (including Nicks' song "Dreams"), and remained at No. 1 on the American albums chart for 31 weeks, as well as reaching the top spot in various countries around the world. To date, the album has sold over 40 million copies worldwide, making it the eighth-highest-selling album of all time.

The band achieved more modest success between 1971 and 1974, when the line-up included Bob Welch, during the 1990s in between the departure and return of Nicks and Buckingham, and during the 2000s between the departure and return of Christine McVie.

Due to numerous lineup changes, the only original member present in the band is drummer Mick Fleetwood. Although band founder Green named the group by combining the surnames of two of his former bandmates (Fleetwood and McVie) from John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, bassist John McVie played neither on their first single nor at their first concerts, as he initially decided to stay with Mayall. Keyboardist Christine McVie, who joined the band in 1970 while married to John McVie, has appeared on every album except the debut album, either as a member or as a session musician. She left the band in 1998 but returned in 2014.

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Genres rock blues rock blues pop rock classic rock
Picks
  1. Landslide
  2. Go Your Own Way
  3. Monday Morning
Top release Rumours

Albums

  1. Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac
    1968
  2. Mr. Wonderful
    1968
  3. The Biggest Thing Since Colossus
    1969
  4. Then Play On
    1969
  5. Kiln House
    1970
  6. Future Games
    1971
  7. Bare Trees
    1972
  8. Mystery to Me
    1973
  9. Penguin
    1973
  10. Heroes Are Hard to Find
    1974
  11. 5.0
    Fleetwood Mac
    1975
  12. 5.0
    Rumours
    1977
  13. Tusk
    1979
  14. Mirage
    1982
  15. Tango in the Night
    1987
  16. Behind the Mask
    1990
  17. Time
    1995
  18. Say You Will
    2003
  19. In Concert 1982
    2010

Other releases

  1. Blues Jam at Chess
    1969
  2. English Rose
    1969
  3. The Pious Bird of Good Omen
    1969
  4. The Original Fleetwood Mac
    1971
  5. Black Magic Woman
    1971
  6. Greatest Hits
    1971
  7. Vintage Years
    1975