After more than a decade of relative stability and huge commercial success, Fleetwood Mac entered a period of constant flux during the late '80s. Guitarist Lindsey Buckingham left the band in 1987, and while he was quickly replaced by Rick Vito and Billy Burnette, his departure was only the first of several to take place over the next few years.
'CMT Crossroads' has facilitated a series of entertaining collaborations between rock and country artists, and for the show's latest trick, they've hooked Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks up with Lady Antebellum.
Christine McVie retired from Fleetwood Mac 15 years ago, and while she's occasionally attended the group's concerts, she's repeatedly refused her former bandmates' requests to join them for a performance. But maybe her resolve is finally weakening.
As the U.K. blues-rock boom of the late '60s escalated, Fleetwood Mac were in the thick of it with their second album, 'Mr. Wonderful,' which was released in August 1968. Having just put out their debut at the start of the year, the Mac were rolling full steam ahead.
It's sold a bajillion copies on its way to earning its richly deserved status as one of rock's most classic LPs, but Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' has never been given the full-on orchestral treatment -- until now.
Christine McVie was a member of Fleetwood Mac long before Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joined and transformed them from a lumbering '60s British blues band into one of the '70s' biggest acts. She joined the group in 1970 and slowly evolved into
The June UCR Hall of Fame finals pits two undeniably legendary bands -- Creedence Clearwater Revival and Fleetwood Mac -- against each other. Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.
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