Fleetwood Mac - Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac - UK 1st 12" Vinyl LP ALbum

Fleetwood Mac is the self-titled debut album by the rock group Fleetwood Mac, released in 1968

 

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Fleetwood Mac's self-titled debut album, also known as Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, stands as a significant milestone in the band's history and in the development of British blues-rock. Released in 1968, this iconic 12" vinyl LP showcased the raw talent and unique sound that would later catapult Fleetwood Mac to global success. With its powerful bluesy compositions and exceptional musicianship, the album marked the beginning of a remarkable journey for the band.

At the time of its release, Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac was a relatively unknown group on the British music scene. Comprised of Peter Green on guitar and vocals, Jeremy Spencer on slide guitar and vocals, John McVie on bass guitar, and Mick Fleetwood on drums, the band displayed an extraordinary synergy and musical prowess that set them apart. The album served as a showcase for their virtuosity and provided a glimpse into the immense potential that the band possessed.

The album's opening track, "My Heart Beat Like a Hammer", immediately captivates listeners with its infectious rhythm and Green's soulful vocals. The song establishes the bluesy foundation that underpins the entire album, setting the stage for a journey through the realms of love, loss, and introspection. The haunting melodies and heartfelt lyrics resonated with audiences and showcased Green's ability to convey deep emotions through his music.

While the album primarily focuses on blues-inspired compositions, Fleetwood Mac also incorporates elements of rock and psychedelia, adding a diverse range of musical flavors to their sound. "Long Grey Mare" is a prime example of this experimentation, featuring a driving rhythm section and Spencer's dynamic slide guitar work. The song demonstrates the band's versatility and their willingness to push the boundaries of their genre.

Fleetwood Mac's debut album was not an immediate commercial success upon its release, but it received critical acclaim and garnered a loyal following. It laid the groundwork for the band's subsequent success and set the stage for their evolution into one of the most successful rock acts of all time. Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac served as a springboard for the band's creative exploration and set the tone for the musical journey that would unfold in the years to come.

Music Genre:

  Blues Rock British/American

Album Production Information:

  The album: " Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac" was produced by: Mike Vernon
Sound/Recording engineer: Mike Ross

Record Label & Catalognr:

Blue Horizon S7-63200

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl Stereo Full-Length Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  

Year and Country:

  1968 Made in England
Band Members and Musicians on: Fleetwood Mac Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Peter Green - vocals, guitar, harmonica

      Peter Green (Real-name: Peter Allen Greenbaum) Peter Green was an English guitarist and singer-songwriter born on 29 October 29 1946, in London, England. He was best known as the co-founder and original guitarist of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, one of the most successful bands of the 1970s. Green's musical style was rooted in blues, and he was recognized for his virtuosic guitar playing and soulful singing.

     Green joined Fleetwood Mac in 1967 and was a key member of the band during its early years, contributing to several albums and helping to shape the band's blues-rock sound. He wrote and sang several of Fleetwood Mac's most famous songs, including "Albatross," "Black Magic Woman," and "Oh Well." Green's guitar playing was characterized by his fluid and lyrical playing style and his use of distortion and feedback, which was innovative for its time.

     Green left Fleetwood Mac in 1970 and began a solo career, releasing several albums and collaborating with other musicians. However, he struggled with personal and health problems, including depression and drug use, and he retired from the music industry for several years in the late 1970s and 1980s.

     In the 1990s, Green re-emerged on the music scene and began playing and recording again. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac in 1998 and continued to perform and record music until his death on 25 July 25. Green's contributions to the development of blues-rock and his influence on other musicians make him one of the most important figures in the history of rock music.

  • Jeremy Spencer - vocals, slide guitar
  • John McVie - bass
  • Mick Fleetwood - drums
  • Bob Brunning - bass on "Long Grey Mare"
Track Listing of: " Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac"

The Songs/tracks on " Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac" are

  • My Heart Beat Like a Hammer (Jeremy Spencer)
  • Merry-Go-Round (Green)
  • Long Grey Mare (Green)
  • Hellhound on My Trail (Johnson)
  • Shake Your Moneymaker (Elmore James)
  • Looking for Somebody (Green)
  • No Place to Go (Howlin' Wolf)
  • My Baby's Good to Me (Spencer)
  • I Loved Another Woman (Green)
  • Cold Black Night (Spencer)
  • The World Keep On Turning (Green)
  • Got to Move (E. James, Sehorn)
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