Music Box: Fleetwood Mac The Chain, US Festival 1982

Fleetwood Mac with Steve Wozniak (l) and Bill Graham (r) at US Festival 1982 On Labor Day weekend in 1982, the very first US Festival was held at the Glen Helen Regional Park near Devore, San Bernadino California. The concert event was created by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and legendary music promoter, the late Bill … Continue reading Music Box: Fleetwood Mac The Chain, US Festival 1982

Music Box: Fleetwood Mac “Say You Will” Tour, Madison, WI (2004)

Fleetwood Mac's "Say You Will" was released a little over a decade ago - in April of 2003 - and was the band's first album since 1970 that did not feature a single track by Christine McVie, who had retired from the band in 1998, after their comeback for the ages (the release of the … Continue reading Music Box: Fleetwood Mac “Say You Will” Tour, Madison, WI (2004)

Music Box: Fleetwood Mac GYPSY

It remains my favorite music video of all time. Fleetwood Mac’s Gypsy is still, even after hundreds of times viewing it over the years, fresh and new every time I watch it. Such is the power with a work of art. At the time of its release in 1982, Fleetwood Mac was enjoying its first … Continue reading Music Box: Fleetwood Mac GYPSY

Music Box: In 1997, Fleetwood Mac Danced Again

***** It would have been easy, even in 1997, to discount Fleetwood Mac’s Phoenix-from-the-flame resurrection. Yes, it had been, at that point, almost 7 years since their last quasi-hit album, the Top 20 Buckingham-less BEHIND THE MASK, and a full decade since their last Top 10 (1987s TANGO IN THE NIGHT).  Their last #1, MIRAGE, … Continue reading Music Box: In 1997, Fleetwood Mac Danced Again

Music Box: Stevie Nicks – Lady In Red

Released in 1982, after a short hiatus following the successful TUSK tour, Fleetwood Mac's MIRAGE brought them back to the #1 spot on Billboard's Top 200 chart, something that eluded them since 1977s mega successful RUMOURS LP, which remains one of the Top 5 selling albums in history. The first single was the Christine McVie/Robbie … Continue reading Music Box: Stevie Nicks – Lady In Red

Music Box: Stevie Nicks Rocks A Little

***** Interviewed in Los Angeles, on May 11 1985, a few months before the release of her 3rd solo LP ROCK A LITTLE, Stevie Nicks - the Rolling Stone-anointed "Queen Of Rock & Roll" - takes on a myriad of subjects. In part 1, Stevie discusses the hopefully-imminent release of ROCK A LITTLE and what … Continue reading Music Box: Stevie Nicks Rocks A Little