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Ronald Anacelteo

Ronald Anacelteo was arrested in 1998 for stalking Stevie Nicks. He subsequently told authorities that he planned to kidnap and impregnate her after leaving his Denver psychiatric hospital because he felt her witchcraft would cure his homosexuality. 1)

London's Marquee Club Ban

Fleetwood Mac were barred from performing at London's Marquee Club because founding guitarist Jeremy Spencer appeared on stage with a huge phallus. 2)

Peter Green And LSD

During the band's 1968 tour, Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green used LSD for the first time in San Francisco. He left the band on May 20, 1970, following a breakdown caused by his LSD use. 3)

Jive Talkin

Lindsey Buckingham's fondness of The Bee Gees' 1975 hit “Jive Talkin'” impacted the beat of Rumours' opening tune “Second Hand News”. 4)

Greg Buckingham

Greg Buckingham, guitarist Lindsey Buckingham's brother, earned a silver medal in the 200-meter individual swimming medley at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. In 1990, he died of a heart attack.5)

John McVie

Bassist John McVie began his career as a tax inspector. 6)

Birthday Gift

In 1967, famous UK blues guitarist John Mayall gave his old bandmate Peter Green studio time at Decca Records as a birthday present. It turned out to be the first Fleetwood Mac session. 7)

Go Your Own Way

Lindsey Buckingham returned to Fleetwood Mac for a one-time encore of “Go Your Own Way” at their Great Western Forum performance in Inglewood, California in 1990, after quitting the band in 1987. 8)


The song “Twisted,” which appeared on the 1996 Twister soundtrack, was the first duet credited to Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham since their pre-Fleetwood Mac 1974 debut album, Buckingham Nicks. 9)

Werewolves Of London

Warren Zevon's 1978 smash “Werewolves Of London” contains John McVie's bass and Mick Fleetwood's drums. Warren Zevon was an old friend of Lindsey's who would frequently drop by the Fleetwood Mac studio during 1970s recording sessions. 10)


Zoo, a side project that kept Mick Fleetwood musically engaged during Fleetwood Mac's sabbatical in the 1980s and 1990s, included Aussie rocker Billy Thorpe on occasion. 11)

Stevie Nicks' First Song

The first song Stevie Nicks composed, was titled “I've Loved And I've Lost And I'm Sad But Not Blue”. 12)

Bathroom Record

Some of the Tusk album from 1979 was recorded in Lindsey Buckingham's bathroom. 13)

Recycled Melody

The acoustic guitar melody from Fleetwood Mac's 1982 hit “Eyes Of The World” was actually recycled from the instrumental piece “Stephanie” from the Buckingham Nicks album. 14)

Steinway Piano

Leon Russell and Billy Preston formerly owned Stevie Nicks' Steinway piano. 15)

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