Here’s a guy I’ve never figured out. I’m listening to his new CD and for the most part sounds like every other set of songs for 45 years. Yet there are a fresh song or two. Thankfully. What he and Stevie Nicks brought to Fleetwood Mac has been told many times. When he and Nicks … More Lindsey Buckingham
Here are 25 albums that failed to get the love they deserve. These albums have taken a backseat in the artist’s catalog, perhaps without benefit of a charting single or surrounding a band lineup change. It may have gone out of print or the rights became tied up. Quality music fails to connect for a … More Underrated Albums
Here is a list of bands. I have picked by favorite member that band. It could be I like their songwriting, or their musicianship or their persona. I picked bands usually with more than three members and where it was not one dominant personality, like the Electric Light Orchestra or Dire Straits. 10cc – Eric … More Favorite Band Member
I got this idea from fellow blogger Larry Graves, who regularly gives his YouTube followers a choice between two stacks of CDs. So, I thought, what they hey, I’ll try it too. I will list the contents of each stack of CDs, with a comparable quality of CDs. The idea is to make the choice … More Which Stack of CDs?
We all can think of classic rock songs that have been played to death on the radio, to the point we turn the station. These are good songs that I can no longer stand to hear. Thankfully, I do not listen to radio much these days, but it is impossible not to hear many of … More Most Overplayed Songs
What a tough choice. Like picking your favorite child. Fleetwood Mac and Rumors were two of the top selling albums of the 1970s. Which one would you pick if you could only have one? You can’t have them both, I already checked. You have to choose. The Fleetwood Mac album was released in 1975. It … More The Fleetwood Mac album or Rumours
“Feelin’ Alright”. One of Dave Mason’s most enduring songs. Written about 50 years ago. In his 70s, Mason is still going strong. This summer, he’s touring with another guitar immortal, “The Colonel” Steve Cropper (Booker T & the MGs, Blues Brothers). Unfortunately, there are no tour stops in my city. It has been about three … More Dave Mason
The rock group Fleetwood Mac was had many lineups in its 50 year career. Most fans only know of the lineup with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. That’s the longest running version of the band, but without Bob Welch, there probably wouldn’t have been a band around for Buckingham and Nicks to join. Welch was … More Fleetwood Mac: The Bob Welch Years