So I've been reading this book about Fleetwood Mac during the time they were touring for Rumours and were about to go record Tusk. It's written by Lindsey Buckingham's then-girlfriend, who writes in the most annoying manner possible. Despite this however, some interesting facts:
*In a typical day, Lindsey Buckingham smoked 10 joints and snorted a mountain of coke. This is, keep in mind, 1977 L.A. rockstar coke.
*Everyone in Fleetwood Mac, with the possible exception of John McVie, was a fucking lunatic.
*Lindsey Buckingham at one point, wasted out of his Jonzo-grapes at the American Music Awards, threw up on Dick Clark's carpet.
*All the Buckingham tracks on Tusk sound like they were recorded in a bathroom, because they were.
Anyways, if you want the pre-Fleetwood Mac album "Buckingham Nicks" you can download it right here. Tip of the hat to Italians Do It Better for the info.
Also, the site has a whole bevy of MIDI versions of Fleetwood Mac songs. They're all pretty rad, but Tusk clearly wins. I expect that soon someone will make a mixtape using only MIDI versions of popular songs.
Wednesday, August 8, 2007 Posted by Woods 11:55 PM