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Fleetwood Mac: The Making of Then Play On

Toby Manning, unpublished, 2005

IN 1969, FLEETWOOD Mac's prime mover had begun acting very strangely. First of all this East End Jew found Jesus, and began trying to convert everyone around him. "I wanted to bring people to Jesus so they'd be happy," Peter Green says today from his Surrey terrace retreat. "I was bubbling over with the need to tell someone." Then Green began dress in flowing robes and crucifixes. "I felt I could fully express myself dressed as an Old Testament prophet" he says. "It was summer, I felt clean and it was a great relief. But everybody else would look at me as if I was mad."

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