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Fleetwood Mac’s overlong Say You Will sorely missed Christine McVie

Fleetwood Mac’s overlong Say You Will sorely missed Christine McVie

Christine McVie’s absence from ‘Say You Will,’ released this week in 2003, left Fleetwood Mac critically unbalanced. They could have used an editor, too.

Fleetwood Mac hit big with Tango in the Night, then imploded: ‘It was difficult for everybody’

Fleetwood Mac hit big with Tango in the Night, then imploded: ‘It was difficult for everybody’

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Tango in the Night,’ released this week in 1987, grew out of another trampled project by Lindsey Buckingham. He’d be gone for 10 years afterward.

Iron Maiden’s 1988 masterpiece Seventh Son of a Seventh Son changed everything

Iron Maiden’s 1988 masterpiece Seventh Son of a Seventh Son changed everything

‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son,’ released on April 11, 1988, started a journey. Iron Maiden is now a part of me, and I am a part of what’s kept them around.

There was more to Supertramp’s Even in the Quietest Moments than ‘Give a Little Bit’

There was more to Supertramp’s Even in the Quietest Moments than ‘Give a Little Bit’

Supertramp’s ‘Even in the Quietest Moments,’ released in April 1977, became a gold-selling hit behind the Roger Hodgson anthem “Give a Little Bit.”

Toto IV found Toto at an early career crossroads: ‘We wanted to make something great’

Toto IV found Toto at an early career crossroads: ‘We wanted to make something great’

The story of Toto can be divided to before April 8, 1982, and after. That’s when they released ‘Toto IV,’ still the biggest album of their lengthy career.

The Last Waltz was nearly derailed, time and again: ‘It was like throwing the dice’

The Last Waltz was nearly derailed, time and again: ‘It was like throwing the dice’

‘The Last Waltz,’ released as a triple album on April 7, 1978, chronicled a guest-packed Band concert that overcame one complication after another.

Aptly named Evolution nudged Journey closer to pop: ‘I learned a lot from that situation’

Aptly named Evolution nudged Journey closer to pop: ‘I learned a lot from that situation’

‘Evolution,’ released on April 5, 1979, underscored the hit-making promise that Steve Perry brought to Journey on just his second outing.

Unfortunately, Steve Augeri never had a chance replacing Journey’s Steve Perry

Unfortunately, Steve Augeri never had a chance replacing Journey’s Steve Perry

Released this week in 2001, the criminally overlooked ‘Arrival’ showed the places Journey could still go, even with Steve Augeri replacing Steve Perry.

William Shatner – Has Been (2004): On Second Thought

William Shatner – Has Been (2004): On Second Thought

William Shatner’s bold, brilliant ‘Has Been’ rocks with a wild abandon. Even the ballads are forceful enough to bring a Vulcan to tears.

The Sonics – Here Are The Sonics!!! (1965): On Second Thought

The Sonics – Here Are The Sonics!!! (1965): On Second Thought

To be played at “annoy the neighbors until they call the cops” volume, ‘Here Are The Sonics!!!’ contains the work of accidental geniuses.