Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Illustrated History

September 1, 2016|
Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Illustrated History by Richie Unterberger
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This is the first-ever complete, illustrated history of Fleetwood Mac, the legendary band that has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Required reading for fans.

From this British-American band''s blues origins in the 1960s to its pop superstardom in the 1970s and 1980s to its 2015 reunion, Fleetwood Mac has endeared itself to audiences worldwide.Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Illustrated Historycovers the band''s illustrious career, highlighting details that will surprise even the most loyal fans. With a career thatbegan fifty years ago and yielded seventeen studio albums, Fleetwood Mac has had a rollercoaster career, detailed here through a carefully researched text and myriad photographs and memorabilia, including some rare and little-seen items.

The band''smost popular lineupincludes drummer Mick Fleetwood, bassist John McVie, keyboardist and vocalist Christine McVie, guitarist and vocalist Lindsey Buckingham, and singer Stevie Nicks, but its members have shifted over the years since Fleetwood Mac began in 1967. And although the band''s superstar phase in the 1970s is most familiar to the public, Fleetwood Mac''s roots were in the blues, and the bandevolved in fits and starts before finding popular success.

Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Illustrated Historydocuments their entire story, including the troubled circumstances that led to the 1970 withdrawal of the band''s original guitarist, Peter Green, as well as thebroken marriageof John and Christine McVie and theromantic breakup of Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckinghamthat threatened tosplit the groupeven as they were recording one of the biggest albums of all time,Rumours. This is the whole story of one of rock and roll''s greatest bands.

Richie Unterbergeris the author of numerous rock history books. The first of these,Unknown Legends of Rock ''n'' Roll(1998), profiles underappreciated cult rock artists of all styles and eras; the next,Urban Spacemen & Wayfaring Strangers: Overlooked Innovators & Eccentric Visionaries Of ''60s Rock(2000; also availa...
Title:Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Illustrated History
Product dimensions:208 pages, 11.25 X 9.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 11.25 X 9.5 X 0.75 in
Published:September 1, 2016
Publisher:Voyageur Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780760351765

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