Because of the chart success they would later achieve, Fleetwood Mac‘s beginnings as a blues band are often overlooked. But Mick Fleetwood hasn’t forgotten, and his newest book. Love That Burns: A Chronicle of Fleetwood Mac, Volume One: 1967–1974, takes a look at those early years. In a new interview, he discussed the process of putting together the photo-intensive book, recalled what it was like to come to visit Chicago and play with some of his heroes and the reason why the band’s original guitarist, Peter Green, recruited him, which he hadn’t previously known.

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