Last night, Feb. 25, a dizzying array of music legends gathered at the London Palladium to pay tribute to the early material of Fleetwood Mac and Peter Green — and a lavish recording of the proceedings is already in the mix for an October release.
Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green And The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac, as it’s listed on this link, will bring together the best performances from the evening … and there were many. Thanks to some attendees lucky enough to get into the building, here’s a glimpse of what went down:
The rousing finale was a run-through of “Shake Your Moneymaker,” by an ensemble of All-Stars including Mick Fleetwood, Kirk Hammett of Metallica, Steven Tyler, Christine McVie, Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top, Neil Finn, Bill Wyman, John Mayall, Zak Starkey, Jonny Lang and more.
And here’s “The Green Manalishi,” again featuring Hammett, Fleetwood, Gibbons and more:
Here’s “The World Keeps Turning,” featuring Fleetwood, Noel Gallagher and more:
And “Albatross,” featuring David Gilmour himself:
Some additional highlights:
And so on. You get the picture — this was an unforgettable night, carried out by a breathtaking assortment of music legends. Check out the full set list here.
The Super Deluxe Box Set edition of the live recording of the night will be released on Oct. 16 — here’s an official description from its website:
Super Deluxe 4LP / 2CD / BluRay book set.
Limited edition attendee version includes: Your name in the concert documentary credits, reproduction signed concert poster and set list.
BY PURCHASING THIS ITEM YOUR NOMINATED NAME WILL BE ADDED TO THE CREDITS OF THE CONCERT DOCUMENTARY.
Legendary drummer, Mick Fleetwood enlisted an all-star cast for a one-of-a-kind concert honouring the early years of Fleetwood Mac and its founder, Peter Green which was held on 25th February 2020 at the London, Palladium.
The bill included Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Jonny Lang, Andy Fairweather Low, John Mayall, Christine McVie, Zak Starkey, Steven Tyler, Bill Wyman, Noel Gallagher, Pete Townshend, Neil Finn, Kirk Hammett and many more. Legendary producer Glyn Johns joined as the executive sound producer and the house band featured Fleetwood himself along with Andy Fairweather Low, Dave Bronze and Ricky Peterson.
Fleetwood, who curated the list of artists performing, said: “The concert is a celebration of those early blues days where we all began, and it’s important to recognize the profound impact Peter and the early Fleetwood Mac had on the world of music. Peter was my greatest mentor and it gives me such joy to pay tribute to his incredible talent. I am honoured to be sharing the stage with some of the many artists Peter has inspired over the years and who share my great respect for this remarkable musician. ‘Then Play On’…”
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