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Fleetwood Mac’s Time couldn’t recover from loss of Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks

Fleetwood Mac’s Time couldn’t recover from loss of Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks

‘Time,’ released on Oct. 10, 1995, became Fleetwood Mac’s first-ever U.S. chart failure. Dave Mason joins us to explain what went wrong.

Joe Cocker stands as the last of the great interpreters: ‘It was stunning’

Joe Cocker stands as the last of the great interpreters: ‘It was stunning’

Dave Mason and Henry McCullough joined us aswe talk about the impact made by the late Joe Cocker, an instant throwback in the singer-songwriter era.

Gimme Five: Stanley Clarke, Steve Gadd, Steve Lukather, Dave Mason + Brian Ray celebrate Paul McCartney

Gimme Five: Stanley Clarke, Steve Gadd, Steve Lukather, Dave Mason + Brian Ray celebrate Paul McCartney

Collaborators from across his solo career talk about what McCartney has meant to them.

Traffic – The Best Of Traffic (1969): On Second Thought

Traffic – The Best Of Traffic (1969): On Second Thought

How good was Traffic? So good that the band from Birmingham, England warranted this album only two years after getting together.

One Track Mind: Dave Mason, “Dear Mr. Fantasy” from Future’s Past (2014)

One Track Mind: Dave Mason, “Dear Mr. Fantasy” from Future’s Past (2014)

Dave Mason has returned, after too long away, to his birthright in Traffic — but, interestingly, not from the typical nostaglic perspective. Instead, he’s reworked “Dear Mr. Fantasy” as a searing blues rumination, steering the psychedelic Traffic classic in a completely different direction.

Dave Mason on Traffic, Fleetwood Mac and going his own way: Something Else! Interview

Dave Mason on Traffic, Fleetwood Mac and going his own way: Something Else! Interview

Dave Mason isn’t mad about Joe Cocker stealing ‘Feelin’ Alright’ from him. Really, he’s not.

Gimme Five: Fleetwood Mac without Lindsey Buckingham, Peter Green or Stevie Nicks

Gimme Five: Fleetwood Mac without Lindsey Buckingham, Peter Green or Stevie Nicks

Whatever side you come down on in the Great Fleetwood Mac Debates, surely it’s either with the initial rootsy Peter Green era or the platinum-kissed Buckingham-Nicks pop period. But what about the rest?

Jimi Hendrix – The Guitar Hero (2010): Movies

“The Guitar Hero” moves away from the tabloid side of the Jimi Hendrix myth, instead delving into the American guitarist’s sweeping impact on rock music and the instrument. That makes director Jon Brewer’s film not so much a biography, per se, as it is tone-poem love letter to Hendrix’s muse, and how it finally ignited. I think, at this lateRead More