Fleetwood Mac -Rumours Live

Music Reviews: Fleetwood Mac ‘Rumours Live,’ Willie Nelson’s ‘Bluegrass,’ Genya Ravan’s Reissues, and More New Releases

Fleetwood Mac, Rumours Live in 1977 Fleetwood Mac was flying high when it began a three-night stand at the Forum in Los Angeles in August 1977. Its chart-topping eponymous 1975 album had catapulted the group to superstar status and its follow-up, Rumours, was already a No. 1 international smash that would go on to sell more […]

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Doors-Live at the Matrix

Music Reviews: The Doors’ ‘Live at the Matrix,’ plus Graham Parker, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, and Popa Chubby

By March of 1967, the Doors had been in existence for the better part of two years and their eponymous debut album had been out for two months. But the record—which would ultimately spend more than two years on Billboard’s Hot 100, peaking at No. 2—still hadn’t charted. Moreover, the release of their big No. […]

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Fleetwood Mac--The Alternate Collection

Music & Film Reviews: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Alternate Collection,’ plus Willie Nelson and Cat Stevens

  After Fleetwood Mac unceremoniously ejected Lindsey Buckingham from the group in 2018, the chances that we’d ever again hear new music from the group’s classic lineup seemed remote. Now, following the recent death of Christine McVie, who joined the band way back in 1970, those chances have dropped to zero. At least there’s a […]

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