Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac – Opher’s World pays tribute to genius.

Goodbye Pete and thanks!

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Unlike Chicken Shack, who ill-advisedly added all those dreadful jokes on ‘OK Ken’, Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac managed to combine fun and frolics, obvious enjoyment and lunacy with a great respect for authentic Blues. I used to see them regularly at the local Blues clubs. They were brilliant to listen to, great to dance to and a wonder to watch.

I’d first seen Pete Green with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers so I knew the standard of his guitar playing. In my estimation he was better in the Bluesbreakers than Clapton. He had a real finesse about the way he conjured pure notes out of the guitar. He got even better than that with Fleetwood Mac.

What also greatly attracted me to Fleetwood Mac was that superb Elmore James mimicry of Jeremy Spencer. I just loved Elmore James and delighted in someone being able to recreate it so well. It was the…

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