Then Play On by Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac: Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwin (vocals, guitar); John McVie (bass); Mick Fleetwood (drums). Additional personnel... Read More
Fleetwood Mac: Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwin (vocals, guitar); John McVie (bass); Mick Fleetwood (drums). Additional personnel includes: Christine Perfect (background vocals). There were 2 different versions of this LP, each with slightly different tracks. The CD contains all tracks from both versions. Led by singer-guitarist Peter Green, the first version of Fleetwood Mac was one of England's premier bands and possibly the greatest white blues band ever to emerge from the '60s blues revival. 1969's THEN PLAY ON is their best album and Green's pinnacle achievement. Heavily influenced by Otis Rush, Green had an unusually lyrical style for a blues musician, able to draw on flamenco, folk, even classical guitar--all of which make an appearance in the ambitious instrumental coda to his major opus, "Oh Well." Despite the inclusion of superior modern blues songs like "Rattlesnake Shake" and "Show-Biz Blues," THEN PLAY ON is notable for its instrumentals. Standout cuts range from the dream-like voya... Minimize
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|Number of Discs||1|
|Contributing Artist||Christine McVie|
|Release Date||May 10, 1988|
|Song List: Disc 1|
|Song List: Disc 1||
Product Review Summary
2 Reviews from Epinions.com
Dec 9, 2003
Play On Brother, Play On.....
Pros: Excellent music from the original incarnation of the band.
Cons: The last album to feature Peter Green.
Nov 18, 2008
Then Play On (For As Long Your Guitarist's Sanity Permits)
Pros: An intriguing, atmospheric record that shows Fleetwood Mac finally honing its own identity.
Cons: With the exception of "Oh Well", a large portion of the material is rote.