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View Poll Results: What got U into The Mac?
Friends 1 2.78%
Radio 14 38.89%
Video 6 16.67%
Live Concert 1 2.78%
Press 0 0%
Other 14 38.89%
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Old 05-08-2002, 01:58 PM
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Question What Got U Into The Mac?

Just wondering what got you Ledgies out there into
The Mac in the first place...
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Old 05-08-2002, 04:49 PM
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Cool 1987...Lookin' out for looooooo-oooo-oove!!Uh-ah-uh-ah!!

The year was 1987...the album was Tango In The Night....my brother bought it and it was the first album I ever listened to from beginning of side 1 straight through to end of side 2...and I loved every second of it..!!! And then shortly after I saw the video for Big Love and I was like........wooooaaahhh....."that bit where they start moving backwards must have taken forever to shoot !!!"............I was FIVE years old !!!!

(I was also under the impression that the younger looking guy with the eraser hair style and the long black coat on the inside cover was called "Steve".....and the girl with the boots and the big blonde hair is called "Lindsey"....)

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Old 05-08-2002, 04:55 PM
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The radio got me into the Mac. The very first song I ever heard by them.. I was 5 years old and I was in the kitchen with my mom and Dreams came on the radio. I will never forget it.. I really liked that song and the voice sounded nice too! Soon after that, my mom went out and bought me the single of Dreams (with Songbird on the other side) because it became my favorite song and she would always play it for me! I still have it too!

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Old 05-08-2002, 08:19 PM
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Thank God for National Lampoons Vacation!! LOL I heard Lindsey's "Holiday Road" and "Dancin Across the USA" and memories rushed back from when I saw the movie as a kid. Last March, I did some net research to find out his work, his solo stuff led me to the Mac and that is how it all happened, boys and girls.

Of course, I grew up listening to the Mac without knowing it was them, hearing Rhiannon, Dreams, Don't Stop, etc...when I found out who it was that was WAY COOL!! BTW, I heard Dreams on the radio as soon as I got in the car on the way home from work!!
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Old 05-08-2002, 08:36 PM
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Default my parents got me in FM

I used to listen to FM when I was little, my mum always reminds me of how when i was about 5 i used to listen to Rhiannon all the time. But it really started in 1997 after the Dance tour, i saw it on TV with my parents and Dad said he would lke to buy the album. He didn't buy it so when Chistmas came around I bought it for him but after 1 day I think it made its way to my cd collection. I then became obsessed and when we had a garage sale to get ride of alot of stuff when we moved i found alot of my parents LP's (i also went through a brrief Sion and Garfunkel stage) they had Fleetwood Mac, Rumours, Tusk, and Tango.

have been hooked ever since.
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Old 05-08-2002, 09:06 PM
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BLAST!!!
I hit video, but ment to say radio!! I don't remember
there being too many vids in the 70's, at least not
that I remember seeing!
Radio was my big thing, I remember listening to the
mac on my way to school. Ahh fond memories wash
over me; The Mac I mean, NOT school.

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Old 05-09-2002, 02:24 AM
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I blame it on my mother...LOL She's the one that got me hooked. First with Stevie...and then with FM. I remember her listening to After The Glitter Fades, and the rest of BD... I can also remember the time she explained to me the details behind the lyrics to Second Hand News. LMAO. I think that was really the beginning of my SnL obsession. That was like in...1990 or 91, I think...I was in high school...and after that, I just couldn't find out enough about FM. There really weren't that many places to find info then, though, and I didn't get a computer until....I think it was 99. I don't know how I ever survived without it, now!!

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Old 05-09-2002, 04:31 AM
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The one good thing my step-mother ever did for me was get me into FM. She had the cassettes of Rumours and Mirage.

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Old 05-09-2002, 01:56 PM
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Heart Gypsy in 1982

The year was 1982, and though I had heard the mac before, I fell in love with the band after watching the Gypsy video. Simultaneously the Bella Donna videos were on air and me and all my friends (I was 16!) were in love with Stevie. Great those days. The 80s rocked!!!!!
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Old 05-09-2002, 05:10 PM
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My older brothers were constantly playing "Rumours" during the summer of 1977. I remember hanging out with my brother's band and singing (attempting, really- I was only eight at the time) the cascading harmony parts from "You Make Loving Fun". From that point on I was hooked!

When FM came to the Forum in LA in 1979 for the "Tusk" tour, my brothers went and took me along for the ride- very cool for a ten year old!!

I've been a devoted fan ever since....
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Old 05-09-2002, 06:14 PM
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Christmas night, 1976. My little sister gave me the White Album for Christmas. I must have played it 5 times through - front to back - the night I fell in love with Fleetwood Mac ....
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Old 05-09-2002, 07:28 PM
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Default Ah yes...

Sometime in 1983 (I remember I was 12) when HBO was new and they were playing the Mirage concert video over and over I stumbled across it one dull Saturday afternoon. I remember first seeing Lindsey and wondering who this cool drink of water was. After Sisters of the Moon I was riveted by Stevie's strength and passion. I watched the video everytime HBO played it after that and took Poloroids of the TV screen of my favorite moments so I could look at them anytime. I remember sitting in the dark by myself glued to the TV and my parents out at the kitchen table. I think they were concerned about me!
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Old 05-09-2002, 08:40 PM
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My first Fleetwood Mac experience, was seeing the video for Little Lies. Then a few days later, I saw Gypsy. Ever since then, I've been hooked!!!
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Old 05-11-2002, 11:09 AM
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A very strained relationship... Fleetwood Mac should be the soundtrack to each one of those...
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Old 05-12-2002, 10:33 AM
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When i was REALLY young, my granddad always had the greatest hits playing in the car so i listened to them quite passively as a young kid. then in 1994 i went to see Forrest Gump at the cinema and during the part when he's running (for no reason) GYOW came on, and i was just sat thinking, "OMG, where the hell do i know this song from!!" I figured out what it was then went home and dug out my mums greatest hits LP! which is when it all began...
GYOW was also on the soundtrack to Casino, have any other FM songs been used in films?
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