October 15, 1973 ~ Fleetwood Mac release “Mystery To Me” …
I’ll let my favorite little record store handle it from here …
September 3, 1982 ~ Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak throws the US Festival “for a few thousand friends” in hopes of uniting people through music and technology.
A crowd of at least 200,000 shows up in the blistering heat of San Bernardino, California, for three days of music and tech. Fleetwood Mac, performing for the first time in two years, headlines a bill that also includes The Police and the Grateful Dead.
June 18, 1982 ~ Fleetwood Mac release the album that returns them to the top of the charts for the first time since Rumors.
Forty years ago — June 4, 1979 — Fleetwood Mac gathers the USC Trojan Marching Band and a crew of hundreds at Dodger Stadium to record the title track to “Tusk,” the follow-up to “Rumours.” The band’s a mess — John McVie is battling with Buckingham. But no matter — Mick Fleetwood’s brainchild comes to fruition and the film crew captures enough for an official video. Fleetwood Mac presents the USC Trojan Marching Band with a Platinum record the following year.
Fleetwood Mac have canceled the remainder of their North American tour, including an appearance at New Orleans Jazz Fest , due to singer Stevie Nicks ’ bout with the flu. “While she is feeling better already, management has consulted with her doctors and have decided to reschedule the remaining four shows of their North American tour to allow for her full recovery,” the band said in a statement.
“The life-saving procedure caused vocal cord damage, the permanency of which is unclear”
ALEX YOUNG Consequence of Sound
It’s #25 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 2018, the album was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry, being deemed “culturally, historically, or artistically significant” by the Library of Congress. It’s simply one of the greatest albums of all time … released on February 4, 1977.
October 15, 1973 ~ Fleetwood Mac release Mystery To Me …