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View Poll Results: Your Favorite FM Member Past or Present
Mick Fleetwood 3 2.73%
John McVie 7 6.36%
Christine McVie 17 15.45%
Lindsey Buckingham 49 44.55%
Stevie Nicks 43 39.09%
Peter Green 2 1.82%
Jeremy Spencer 0 0%
Danny Kirwan 4 3.64%
Bob Welch 4 3.64%
Other...specify 4 3.64%
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I believe they are all equally important in creating the unique Mac sound and the band is not the same without any one of them. Which is why I'm so pissed about them firing Lindsey.
Yeah. A lot of people talk about how Buckingham McVie was basically a Fleetwood Mac album. I don't agree. Both Stevie AND Lindsey are essential for my version of Fleetwood Mac.
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3 people voting for Mick, i don't understand you.
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I see Mick has voted for himself.
Mate, that's pretty shameless but exactly the sort of thing you do
hahahahaha - but of course! just read his newest interview. every time when i see the new interview i hope he'll somehow redeem himself and actually be able to give us some good reasoning and sell this new version. with each interview he's just digging them deeper. #vomit
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hahahahaha - but of course! just read his newest interview. every time when i see the new interview i hope he'll somehow redeem himself and actually be able to give us some good reasoning and sell this new version. with each interview he's just digging them deeper. #vomit
So we went from a touring schedule conflict to something like "it was time for a change"? I think the latter is closest to the truth, based on the other sensibilities coming into play. Talk about ****ing up a good thing!
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Yeah. A lot of people talk about how Buckingham McVie was basically a Fleetwood Mac album. I don't agree. Both Stevie AND Lindsey are essential for my version of Fleetwood Mac.
It's a damn shame Stevie couldn't find it in her heart or have the patience and discipline to record with Lindsey again. I mean, after all they had been through already. Let's give it one more try Stevie, for the sake of FM, and most of us wanting them to go out on that note as the Rumours Five, not Finwood Mike.
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So we went from a touring schedule conflict to something like "it was time for a change"? I think the latter is closest to the truth, based on the other sensibilities coming into play. Talk about ****ing up a good thing!
caught in the web of their own lies and digging the hole deeper and deeper.
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Mate, that's pretty shameless but exactly the sort of thing you do
OMG. That's too funny. Self fulfilling prophecy? Or maybe it REALLY is Mick?
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So we went from a touring schedule conflict to something like "it was time for a change"? I think the latter is closest to the truth, based on the other sensibilities coming into play. Talk about ****ing up a good thing!
Or maybe he saw the backlash the "tour" story was getting and decided to change it to make them look less shallow and mercenary - that they fired the man who had been architect of their sound for decades just because he was delaying a profitable tour.

Much better to make it about how they wanted to be more creative than about how they wanted the money to roll in sooner than he did.

It's so unfair to Lindsey though - to paint him as the one holding them back creatively when he was the one begging them to record and it was Stevie who refused!!! Maybe they are punishing him for the "lost perspective" comment in addition to attempting to improve their image.
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Or maybe he saw the backlash the "tour" story was getting and decided to change it to make them look less shallow and mercenary - that they fired the man who had been architect of their sound for decades just because he was delaying a profitable tour.

Much better to make it about how they wanted to be more creative than about how they wanted the money to roll in sooner than he did.

It's so unfair to Lindsey though - to paint him as the one holding them back creatively when he was the one begging them to record and it was Stevie who refused!!! Maybe they are punishing him for the "lost perspective" comment in addition to attempting to improve their image.
If the band does record new music now, it would be so obvious to me why Stevie did not record with them while Lindsey was in the band. All her talk about music not selling would be total BS! And the band choosing Stevie over Lindsey because of her unwillingness to work with him would be apparent. And why? $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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Yeah. A lot of people talk about how Buckingham McVie was basically a Fleetwood Mac album. I don't agree. Both Stevie AND Lindsey are essential for my version of Fleetwood Mac.
Be that as it may, the Fleetwood-McVie-McVie rhythm section has been the driving force for twelve of the bandís albums, with Christine doing session work on another five albums.
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