Fleetwood Mac just got more interesting

Brian Scott MacKenzie
7 min readApr 23, 2018
Fleetwood Mac’s classic lineup: Bassist John McVie, vocalist Stevie Nicks, departing guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, drummer Mick Fleetwood, & pianist Christine McVie (Credit: Official Charts)

Fans of Fleetwood Mac understandably lament Lindsey Buckingham’s recent departure. His musical creativity proved key to the group’s best work. Without him, the band’s output has run the gamut from very good to forgettable, unfortunate, and downright awful.

Still, as a touring unit, Fleetwood Mac long ago settled into the same lucrative but uncreative rut as most other surviving ’70s acts: a…

Brian Scott MacKenzie

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