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On September 15, 2008.

On September 15, 2008, “Reprise” label released “Gift of Screws”, the fifth Lindsey Buckingham album. It was recorded 1995 – 2008 and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham, and Rob Cavallo.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham – acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards, bass, percussion, drums, programming, mixing
  • John McVie– bass
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Walfredo Reyes – drums
  • Ken Allardyce – engineer
  • Mark Needham – engineer, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Smog Design – design
  • Nick Steinhardt – design
  • Kristen Buckingham – photography
  • Jeff Gros – additional photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsey Buckingham except where noted.

  1. Great Day – Lindsay Buckingham, Will Buckingham
  2. Time Precious Time
  3. Did You Miss Me – Lindsay Buckingham, Kristen Buckingham
  4. Wait for You
  5. Love Runs Deeper – Lindsey Buckingham, Kristen Buckingham
  6. Bel Air Rain
  7. The Right Place to Fade
  8. Gift of Screws
  9. Underground
  10. Treason

 

On January 23, 1970.

On January 23, 1970, “Reprise” label released the self-titled, debut Jeremy Spencer album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Jeremy Spencer.

Personnel:

  • Jeremy Spencer– vocals, slide guitar, piano
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, congas, percussion
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Danny Kirwan– guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Green– banjo
  • Stephen Gregory – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeremy Spencer, except where noted.

  1. Linda
  2. The Shape I’m In – Lee Cathy, Otis Blackwell
  3. Mean Blues
  4. String-a-long – Jimmy Duncan, Robert Doyle
  5. Here Comes Charlie (With His Dancing Shoes On)
  6. Teenage Love Affair
  7. Jenny Lee
  8. Don’t Go Please Stay
  9. You Made a Hit – Walt Maynard
  10. Take a Look Around Mrs Brown
  11. Surfin’ Girl
  12. If I Could Swim the Mountain

On September 7, 2003.

On September 7, 2003, Warren William Zevon died aged 56. He was singer-songwriter and musician, had worked as a session musician, was the piano player and band leader for the Everly Brothers, released fifteen albums, and had collaborated with the likes of Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham,  Waddy Wachtel, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Carl Wilson, Linda Ronstadt, and Bonnie Raitt

 

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

 

 

In March 1972.

In March 1972, “Reprise” label released “Bare Trees”, the sixth Fleetwood Mac studio album. It was recorded 1971-1972, at “De Lane Lea Music Centre” in London, and at Mrs Scarrott’s home, an elderly lady who lived near the band’s communal home in Hampshire, England, and was produced by Danny Kirwan, Bob Welch, Christine McVie, John McVie  and Mick Fleetwood.“Bare Trees” was the last album to feature Danny Kirwan. The album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Danny Kirwan– guitar, vocals
  • Bob Welch– guitar, vocals
  • Christine McVie– keyboards, vocals
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Engineer:Martin Birch
  • Remix engineer: Bob Hughes
  • Remastering: Lee Herschberg
  • Cover photo byJohn McVie

Track listing:

  1. Child of Mine – Danny Kirwan
  2. The Ghost – Bob Welch
  3. Homeward Bound – Christine McVie
  4. Sunny Side of Heaven – Danny Kirwan
  5. Bare Trees – Danny Kirwan
  6. Sentimental Lady – Bob Welch
  7. Danny’s Chant – Danny Kirwan
  8. Spare Me a Little of Your Love – Christine McVie
  9. Dust – Danny Kirwan
  10. Thoughts on a Grey Day – Mrs. Scarrott

On October 15, 1973.

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On October 15, 1973, “Reprise” label released “Mystery to Me”, the eighth Fleetwood Mac studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Rolling Stones Mobile Unit”, and was produced by Fleetwood Mac and Martin Birch.

Personnel:

  • Bob Welch– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Bob Weston– electric guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Christine McVie– keyboards, lead and backing vocals
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Richard Hewson– string arrangements
  • Engineer: Martin Birch
  • Assistant Engineers: Desmond Majekodunmi, Paul Hardiman
  • Photography by Clive Arrowsmith
  • Cover design and art direction by Modula

Track listing:

  1. Emerald Eyes – Bob Welch
  2. Believe Me – Christine McVie
  3. Just Crazy Love – Christine McVie
  4. Hypnotized – Bob Welch
  5. Forever – Bob Weston, John McVie, Bob Welch
  6. Keep On Going – Bob Welch
  7. The City – Bob Welch
  8. Miles Away – Bob Welch
  9. Somebody – Bob Welch
  10. The Way I Feel – Christine McVie
  11. For Your Love – Graham Gouldman
  12. Why – Christine McVie

On September 19, 1969.

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On September 19, 1969, “Reprise” label released “Then Play On”, the third Fleetwood Mac studio album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, at “CBS Studios”; and “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Fleetwood Mac.”Then Play On” was the first band’s album to feature Danny Kirwan and the last with Peter Green. The album title is from the opening line of William Shakespeare’s play “Twelfth Night” – “If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On”. The painting used for the cover of the album is “Domesticated Mural Painting”, by the English artist Maxwell Armfield.

Personnel:

  • Peter Green– vocals, guitar, harmonica, six string bass, percussion, violincello
  • Danny Kirwan– vocals, guitar
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Jeremy Spencer– piano
  • Christine Perfect– piano
  • Sandra Elsdon – recorders
  • Engineer: Martin Birch
  • Sound consultant: Dinky Dawson

Track listing:

  1. Coming Your Way – Danny Kirwan
  2. Closing Me Eyes – Peter Green
  3. Fighting for Madge – Mick Fleetwood
  4. When You Say – Danny Kirwan’
  5. Showbiz Blues – Peter Green
  6. Underway – Peter Green
  7. One Sunny Day – Danny Kirwan
  8. Although the Sun Is Shining – Danny Kirwan
  9. Rattlesnake Shake – Peter Green
  10. Without You – Danny Kirwan
  11. Searching for Madge – John McVie
  12. My Dream – Danny Kirwan
  13. Like Crying – Danny Kirwan
  14. Before the Beginning

 

 

On September 18, 1970.

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On September 18, 1970, “Reprise” label released “Kiln House”, the fourth Fleetwood Mac album. It was recorded June–July 1970, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Fleetwood Mac. “Kiln House” was the first of the post-Peter Green Fleetwood Mac albums, and their last album to feature Jeremy Spencer.

Personnel:

  • Jeremy Spencer– guitar, vocals, piano
  • Danny Kirwan– guitar, vocals
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Christine McVie– backing vocals, cover drawing
  • Engineer: Martin Birch

Track listing:

  1. This is the Rock – Jeremy Spencer
  2. Station Man – Danny Kirwan, Jeremy Spencer, John McVie
  3. Blood on the Floor – Jeremy Spencer
  4. Hi Ho Silver – Fats Waller, Ed Kirkeby
  5. Jewel-Eyed Judy – Danny Kirwan, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie
  6. Buddy’s Song – Ella Holley
  7. Earl Gray – Danny Kirwan
  8. One Together – Jeremy Spencer
  9. Tell Me All the Things You Do – Danny Kirwan
  10. Mission Bell – Jesse D. Hodges, William Michael

 

On September 3, 1971.

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On September 3, 1971, “Reprise” label released “Future Games”, the fifth Fleetwood Mac studio album. It was recorded June–August 1971, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Fleetwood Mac. “Future games” was band’s first album with guitarist Bob Welch and the first to feature Christine McVie as a full member.

Personnel:

  • Danny Kirwan– guitar, vocals
  • Bob Welch– guitar, vocals
  • Christine McVie– keyboards, vocals
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • John Perfect – saxophone
  • Engineer: Martin Rushent
  • Sleeve design: John Pasche
  • Cover photo by Sally Jesse
  • Group photos by Edmund Shea

Track listing:

  1. Woman of 1000 Years – Danny Kirwan
  2. Morning Rain – Christine McVie
  3. What a Shame – Bob Welch, Danny Kirwan, Christine McVie, John McVie,Mick Fleetwood
  4. Future Games – Bob Welch
  5. Sands in Time – Danny Kirwan
  6. Sometimes – Danny Kirwan
  7. Lay It All Down – Bob Welch
  8. Show Me a Smile – Christine McVie

On July 22, 1966.

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On July 22, 1966, “Decca” label released “Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton”, an album by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. It was recorded in April 1966, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 195 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • John Mayall– lead vocals, piano, Hammond B3 organ, harmonica
  • Eric Clapton– lead vocals, lead guitar,
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Hughie Flint– drums
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Johnny Almond– baritone saxophone
  • Derek Healey – trumpet
  • Gus Dudgeon– engineer

Track listing:

  1. All Your Love – Otis Rush
  2. Hideaway – Freddie King, Sonny Thompson
  3. Little Girl – John Mayall
  4. Another Man – John Mayall
  5. Double Crossing Time – Eric Clapton, John Mayall
  6. What’d I Say – Ray Charles
  7. Key to Love – John Mayall
  8. Parchman Farm – Mose Allison
  9. Have You Heard – John Mayall
  10. Ramblin’ on My Mind – Robert Johnson
  11. Steppin’ Out – C. Frazier
  12. It Ain’t Right – Little Walter