Over the past half-century, they’ve sold more than 100 million records. But Fleetwood Mac first came together one August afternoon in England in 1967 at Windsor Jazz Festival.
Drummer Mick Fleetwood looks back at the band’s origins in his new book, “Love That Burns,” reports CBS News’ Anthony Mason.
Their first hit, “Black Magic Woman,” was written by the group’s founding father, Peter Green, who left suddenly in 1970.
“When we lost Peter Green, we were devastated as people, and our music was — what are we going to do?” Fleetwood said.
They regrouped. And after bassist John McVie married keyboard player Christine McVie, she was brought into the band.
“Christine just sort of fit?” Mason asked.
“Yeah, done,” Fleetwood said.
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