Friday, 16 March 2018

The First Time With... Series 5 - 6. Mick Fleetwood

THE FIRST TIME WITH... SERIES 5 - 6. MICK FLEETWOOD (320kbs-m4a/128mb/56mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 7th January 2018

Mick Fleetwood, drummer and the man who lent his name to his band Fleetwood Mac, one of the most successful and best-loved bands of all time, discusses his musical milestones with Matt Everitt.

Mick looks back at his and the group's career and influences. He got started during the blues boom in London in the 60s, and achieved huge acclaim with the original Peter Green-led version of the Mac. Mick then presided over an ever-changing line-up that would develop in 1975 into the group that would create landmark albums such as Rumours, Tusk and Tango In the Night.

Mick talks honestly about his experiences helping steer his band through great success as well as tough times, involving drug abuse and breakdown of their relationships to their eventual reunion, He also picks some excellent tunes.

First broadcast in 2013.

Fleetwood Mac - Oh Well (Parts 1 & 2) [CBS]
Joy Nichols & Jimmy Edwards & Dick Bentley - Little Red Monkey
The Everly Brothers - The Price Of Love
Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue [Old Gold]
The Shadows - Shadoogie [Music Direct]
B. B. King - You Upset Me Baby [AP Music Ltd]
Fleetwood Mac - My Heart Beat Like A Hammer [Britannia Music]
Santo & Johnny – Sleepwalk
Fleetwood Mac - Albatross [Warner Strategic Marketing]
Buckingham Nicks - Stephanie
Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon [Warner Strategic Marketing]
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way [Warner Strategic Marketing]
Fleetwood Mac - Never Going Back Again [Warner Bros]
Fleetwood Mac - Tusk [Warner Strategic Marketing]
Fleetwood Mac - Big Love [Warner Bros]
Frankie Ford - Sea Cruise [Ace]

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