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On June 7, 2012.

On June 7, 2012, Robert Lawrence Welch Jr. died aged 66. He was musician (vocal, guitar, bass guitar) and songwriter, member of the bands Seven Souls, Head West and Paris, but was best known as vocalist and guitarist of Fleetwood Mac (1971 – 1974). As leader Welch released seven studio albums.

On March 9, 2020.

On March 9, 2020, Keith Alan Olsen died aged 74. He was music producer and sound engineer, worked on more than 100 albums. As producer he earned 24 Platinum and 14 multi-Platinum album certifications. He has worked with many artists including Eternity’s Children, The Millennium, James Gang, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac, Sons of Champlin, Grateful Dead, Bob Weir, Foreigner, Santana, The Babys, Rick Springfield, Pat Benatar, Sammy Hagar, Rick Springfielld, Heart, Kim Carnes, Joe Walsh, 38 Special, Bad Company, Saga, Whitesnake, Starship,  Carlos Santana, Ozzy Osbourne, Night Ranger, Kingdom Come, Magnum, Eric Burdon & the Animals, Journey, Eddie Money, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and Scorpions.

On January 3, 2012.

On January 3, 2012, Robert Joseph Weston died aged 64. He was musician (guitar), member of the bands The Kinetic, The Black Cat Bones, but was best known as member of Fleetwood Mac. Weston recorded and performed with many musicians including Graham Bond, Long John Baldry, Murray Head, Sandy Denny and Danny Kirwan.

On January 1, 2003.

On January 1, 2003, “Pitch a Tent” label released “Tusk”, the sixth Camper Van Beethoven album. It is remake of the Fleetwood Mac album of the same name.

  • David Lowery – vocals, guitar
  • Victor Krummenacher – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, art direction, layout
  • Jonathan Segel – vocals, keyboards, guitar, mandolin, tape, noises, photography
  • Greg Lisher – lead guitar
  • Chris Pedersen – drums, percussion
  • Brandy Wood – vocals
  • Crispy Derson – drum programming
  •  Doug Hollingsworth – original layout
  • Edie Winograde – video footage

Track listing:

  1. Over and Over – Christine McVie
  2. The Ledge – Lindsey Buckingham
  3. Think About Me – Christine McVie
  4. Save Me a Place – Lindsey Buckingham
  5. Sara – Stevie Nicks
  6. What Makes You Think You’re the One – Lindsey Buckingham
  7. Storms – Stevie Nicks
  8. That’s All for Everyone – Lindsey Buckingham
  9. Not That Funny – Lindsey Buckingham
  10. Sisters of the Moon – Stevie Nicks
  11. Angel – Stevie Nicks
  12. That’s Enough for Me – Lindsey Buckingham
  13. Brown Eyes – Christine McVie
  14. Never Make Me Cry – Christine McVie
  15. I Know I’m Not Wrong – Lindsey Buckingham
  16. Honey Hi – Christine McVie
  17. Beautiful Child – Stevie Nicks
  18. Walk a Thin Line – Lindsey Buckingham
  19. Tusk – Lindsey Buckingham
  20. Never Forget – Christine McVie

On August 9, 2020.

On August 9, 2020, Martin Birch died aged 71. He was a music producer and sound engineer, worked with numerous musicians and bands including Jeff Beck, Peter Green, Deep Purple, Fleetwood Mac, The Groundhogs, Canned Heat, John Lee Hooker, Rainbow, Toad, Black Sabbath, Skid Row, Stackridge, Faces, Flash, Blue Öyster Cult, Iron Maiden, Silverhead, Gary Moore, Wayne County & the Electric Chairs, Roger Glover, Cozy Powell, and Michael Schenker Group.

On July 25, 2020.

On July 25, 2020, Peter Allen Greenbaum aka Peter Green died aged 73. He was singer, songwriter, and musician (guitar), member of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, member of Katmandu, and founder of Peter Green Splinter Group. Green was one of the most important figures of the British blues movement, praised by famous guitarists like B.B. King and Eric Clapton. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked him at number 58 in its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. Magazine “Guitar Player” rated his tone on “The Super-Natural” as one of the “50 Greatest of All Time. Magazine “Mojo” rated Green In June 1996, Green was voted the third-best guitarist of all time. In 1998, as a member of Fleetwood Mac he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”. Green recorded six solo albums:

  • The End of the Game(1970)
  • In the Skies(1979)
  • Little Dreamer(1980)
  • Whatcha Gonna Do?(1981)
  • White Sky(1982)
  • Kolors(1983)

On July 21, 2008.

On July 21, 2008, “B-Unique” label released “Beautiful Future”, the ninth Primal Scream album. It was produced by Björn Yttling and Paul Epworth, Bobby Gillespie, Andrew Innes, Gary Mounfield, Martin Duffy and Darrin Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Gillespie- vocals
  • Andrew Innes- guitars, synthesizers
  • Gary Mounfield- bass
  • Martin Duffy- keyboards
  • Darrin Mooney- drums, percussion
  • Victoria Bergsman– vocals
  • Ellekari Larsson– vocals
  • Lykke Li Zachrisson– vocals
  • Maria Andersson– vocals
  • Juliet Roberts– vocals
  • Lovefoxxx– vocals
  • Linda Thompson– vocals
  • Erik Arvinder – violin
  • Andreas Forsman – violin
  • Christopher Öhman – viola
  • Emma Lindhamre – cello
  • Barrie Cadogan- guitar, slide guitar
  • Bjorn Yttling– keyboards
  • Josh Homme- guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Primal Scream, except Over & Over by Fleetwood Mac and Urban Guerrilla by Hawkwind.

  1. Beautiful Future
  2. Can’t Go Back
  3. Uptown
  4. The Glory of Love
  5. Suicide Bomb
  6. Zombie Man
  7. Beautiful Summer
  8. I Love to Hurt (You Love to Be Hurt)
  9. Over & Over
  10. Necro Hex Blue
  11. The Glory Of Love
  12. Urban Guerrilla
  13. Time of the Assassins

In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Reprise” label released “Penguin”, the seventh Fleetwood Mac album. It was recorded January 1973, at “Rolling Stones Mobile Studios” in Benifold, Hampshire, and was produced by Bob Welch, Bob Weston, Christine McVie, Dave Walker, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood and Martin Birch. The album cover painting was by Chris Moore.

Personnel:

  • Bob Welch– guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weston– lead guitar, slide guitar, banjo, harmonica, harmony vocals
  • Christine McVie– keyboards, vocals
  • Dave Walker– vocals, harmonica
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Steve Nye– organ
  • Ralph Richardson – steel drums
  • Russell Valdez – steel drums
  • Fred Totesant – steel drums
  • Peter Green– additional lead guitar
  • Engineer: Martin Birch
  • Sleeve Design: Modula, John Watkins (front cover), Chris Moore
  • Inside photo by Barry Wentzell

Track listing:

  1. Remember Me – Christine McVie
  2. Bright Fire – Bob Welch
  3. Dissatisfied – Christine McVie
  4. (I’m a) Road Runner – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland Jr.
  5. The Derelict – Dave Walker
  6. Revelation – Bob Welch
  7. Did You Ever Love Me – Christine McVie, Bob Welch
  8. Night Watch – Bob Welch
  9. Caught in the Rain – Bob Weston