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Fleetwood Mac: The Way We Were

Dave DiMartino, MOJO, September 1997

IT IS DEJA VU of the very strangest sort on this May night in Burbank, California. Thrilled to be at this invitation-only event, each and every one of us crane our necks at the five, well, geezers on the stage who have chosen to open their first full-length concert together in 15 years with a song called 'The Chain'. Yes, Fleetwood Mac: ex-British blues sensations, former middling rock'n'roll band with an ever-shifting line-up, and one-time makers of Rumours, the extraordinary pop record which, since its 1977 release, has shifted more units than nearly any other album in the history of popular music.

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