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Albatross
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Peter Green

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1968

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Date Performance 1968-10-06
Running Time 3:08
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Performers Peter Green (Guitars), Danny Kirwan (Guitars), John McVie (Bass), Mick Fleetwood (Drums), Mike Vernon (Produced By), Mike Ross(-Trevor) (Engineered By)
CommentsStereo Version. Recorded at CBS Studio, New Bond Street, London. Original Release: Blue Horizon #57-3145 (A-Side). Source: Original analogue tape. Chart: Billboard US Hot 100 Singles Peak Position: 104 Peak Dates: Apr 5, 1969 & Apr 12, 1969 Weeks on Charts: 4 Chart: Billboard UK Top 50/40 Singles Peak Position: 1 (2 times) Peak Dates: Feb 8, 1969 & Jun 1973 Weeks on Charts: 35
Appears On
25 Years: The Chain (1992)
Fleetwood Mac
The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac (2002)
Fleetwood Mac
Albatross (1977)
Christine McVie
English Rose (1969)
Fleetwood Mac
Greatest Hits (1971)
Fleetwood Mac
The Pious Bird Of Good Omen (1969)
Fleetwood Mac
The Best Of The Original Fleetwood Mac (1999)
Fleetwood Mac
The Best Of Fleetwood Mac (1996)
Fleetwood Mac
Black Magic Woman (1971)
Fleetwood Mac
The Blue Horizon Story 1965-1970 Vol. 1 (1997)
Various Artists
The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions: 1967-1969 (1999)
Fleetwood Mac
The Blues Years (1991)
Fleetwood Mac
25 Years: The Chain Sampler (1992)
Fleetwood Mac
Selections From 25 Years: The Chain (1992)
Fleetwood Mac
The Collection (1987)
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac/English Rose (1969)
Fleetwood Mac
The Golden Era Of Pop Music (1972)
Fleetwood Mac
Vintage Years (1975)
Fleetwood Mac
Man Of The World (1978)
Fleetwood Mac
The History Of Rock Volume Twelve (1983)
Various Artists
Looking Back On Fleetwood Mac (1989)
Fleetwood Mac
Collection Gold (1990)
Fleetwood Mac
Original 3 CD Box Set: Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac/Mr. Wonderful/The Pious Bird Of Good Omen (1997)
Fleetwood Mac
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: The Early Years 1967-1970 (1994)
Fleetwood Mac
Soundtrack For A Century: Rock-Train Kept A Rollin' (1999)
Various Artists
Fleetwood Mac: Guitar Anthology Series (1998)
Warner Brothers Publications Inc.
Instant Peter Green (1990)
IMP Publications (England)
Peter Green: Guitar Legends (1997)
IMP Publications (England)
In Session With Peter Green (1999)
IMP Publications (England)
Albatross/Jigsaw Puzzle Blues (1969)
Fleetwood Mac
Black Magic Woman/Albatross (1973)
Fleetwood Mac
Albatross/Man Of The World/Black Magic Woman/Love That Burns (1989)
Fleetwood Mac

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Performance #1:
Date Performance 1969-01-25
Running Time 3:26
Performers Peter Green (Guitar), Danny Kirwan (Guitar), John McVie (Bass), Mick Fleetwood (Drums)
CommentsNot included on promo versions of CD
Appears On
Shrine '69 (1999)
Fleetwood Mac
Performance #2:
Date Performance 1968-10-09
Running Time 2:48
Performers Peter Green (Guitar), Danny Kirwan (Guitar), Mick Fleetwood (Drums), John McVie (Bass)
CommentsFrom Radio 1 Club. Recorded at the Playhouse Theatre, London. First broadcast November 5, 1968. (P) 1968 BBC This track most likely doesn't feature Spencer (though listed in the liner notes as being on it). If they are on it, their parts have been mixed down/out.
Appears On
Live At The BBC (1995)
Fleetwood Mac
Performance #3:
Date Performance 2003-00-00
Running Time 3:23
Performers Peter Green (Guitars), Peter Green (Harmonica), Peter Green (Banjo), Nigel (J.) Watson (Guitars), Roger Cotton (Keyboards), Roger Cotton (Rhythm Guitar), Pete(r) Stroud (Bass Guitars), Pete(r) Stroud (Double Bass), Larry Tolfree (Drums)
Appears On
Reaching The Cold 100 (2003)
Peter Green Splinter Group
Performance #4:
Date Performance 1997-00-00
Running Time 3:10
Performers Nic Johnston (Acoustic Guitar)
Appears On
A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac: An Acoustic Portrait On Guitar (1997)
Nic Johnston
Performance #5:
Date Performance 1994-00-00
Running Time 3:43
Performers Gerry Conway (Drums), Gerry Conway (Percussion), Brian Hodgson (Bass Guitar), Rupert Parker (Harp), Nicky Payne (Flute), Mel Simpson (Keyboards)
Appears On
The London Rock Orchestra & Guests Plays Fleetwood Mac Classic (1994)
The London Rock Orchestra
Performance #6:
Date Performance 2002-00-00
Running Time 5:28
Performers Chris Coco (Mellor) (Played By), Sacha Puttnam (Played By), Peter Green (Lead Guitars By), Chris Traynor (Guitar Textures By), Chris Coco (Mellor) (Programmed By), Chris Coco (Mellor) (Produced By), Chris Coco (Mellor) (Mixed By), Sacha Puttnam (Programmed By), Sacha Puttnam (Produced By), Sacha Puttnam (Textures Recorded By), Mick Jackson (Guitars Recorded By), Ritchie Vermeulen (Mixed By)
CommentsPeter Green's guitar work on this performance is re-recorded, not sampled. Guitars recorded at Bliss Studio, Rottingdean. Peter Green appears courtesy of Eagle Records. Textures recorded at Kilburn Lane Studio, London. Mixed at Soho Recording Studios, London.
Appears On
Next Wave (2002)
Chris Coco (Mellor)
Performance #7:
Date Performance 1997-00-00
Running Time 3:49
Performers Anders Parker (Guitar), Anders Parker (E-Bow)
Commentsby Varnaline
Appears On
Fleetwood Mac: Patron Saints Of Pop - An Apostilary Homage (1997)
Various Artists
Performance #8:
Date Performance 1995-00-00
Running Time 4:40
Performers Paul Jones (Harmonica), Robert (Bobby) Tench (Guitar), Robert (Bobby) Tench (Vocals), (David) Max(well) Middleton (Bass), (David) Max(well) Middleton (Fretless Bass)
Commentsby Paul Jones, Bobby Tench & Max Middleton
Appears On
Rattlesnake Guitar: The Music Of Peter Green (1995)
Various Artists
Performance #9:
Date Performance 1998-04-05
Running Time 3:32
Performers Peter Green (Guitars), Nigel (J.) Watson (Guitars), Roger Cotton (Keyboards), Neil Murray (Bass), Larry Tolfree (Drums)
CommentsRecorded at Ronnie Scott's in London
Appears On
Soho Session (1999)
Peter Green Splinter Group
Performance #10:
Date Performance 1985-00-00
Performers Peter Green (Guitar)
CommentsRecorded Live at the Schwimmbad-Musicclub Heidelberg, Germany
Appears On
In The Ruins (0000)
Peter Green
Performance #11:
Date Performance 1968-10-09
Running Time 2:48
Performers Peter Green (Guitar), Danny Kirwan (Guitar), Mick Fleetwood (Drums), John McVie (Bass)
CommentsFrom Radio 1 Club. Recorded at the Playhouse Theatre, London. First broadcast November 5, 1968. (P) 1968 BBC This track most likely doesn't feature Spencer (though listed in the liner notes as being on it). If they are on it, their parts have been mixed down/out.
Appears On
Mean Old World (1994)
Fleetwood Mac
Performance #12:
Date Performance 1969-00-00
Performers Mick Fleetwood (Drums), John McVie (Bass), Peter Green (Guitar), Danny Kirwan (Guitar)
CommentsRecorded in Amsterdam
Appears On
Roughage '69 (1990)
Fleetwood Mac
Performance #13:
Date Performance 1968-10-09
Running Time 2:48
Performers Peter Green (Guitar), Danny Kirwan (Guitar), Mick Fleetwood (Drums), John McVie (Bass)
CommentsFrom Radio 1 Club. Recorded at the Playhouse Theatre, London. First broadcast November 5, 1968. (P) 1968 BBC This track most likely doesn't feature Spencer (though listed in the liner notes as being on it). If they are on it, their parts have been mixed down/out.
Appears On
Blues With A Feeling (1989)
Fleetwood Mac
Performance #14:
Date Performance 1969-00-00
Performers Mick Fleetwood (Drums), John McVie (Bass), Peter Green (Guitar), Danny Kirwan (Guitar)
CommentsRecorded in Amsterdam
Appears On
Tiger Beat (0000)
Fleetwood Mac
Performance #15:
Date Performance 1995-11-00
Running Time 3:08
Performers Victor Krummenacher (Bass), Victor Krummenacher (Vocals), John Kruth (Flute), John Kruth (Guitar), John Kruth (Harmonica), John Kruth (Mandolin), John Kruth (Vocals), John Kruth (Arranger), John(ny)/Jonathan Segal/Segel (Organ), John(ny)/Jonathan Segal/Segel (Guitar), John(ny)/Jonathan Segal/Segel (Violin), John(ny)/Jonathan Segal/Segel (Harmonium), John(ny)/Jonathan Segal/Segel (Vocals), John(ny)/Jonathan Segal/Segel (Mixing)
CommentsRecorded between October & November 1995 at Bay View Studios, Richmond, California.
Appears On
Toast (1996)
Electric Chairmen
Performance #16:
Date Performance 1993-00-00
Running Time 3:38
Performers Ottmar Liebert (Guitar), Ottmar Liebert (Lute), Ottmar Liebert (Producer), Ottmar Liebert (Mixing)
Appears On
The Hours Between Night + Day (1993)
Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
Performance #17:
Date Performance 2003-00-00
Running Time 3:15
Performers Peter Green (Lead Guitar), Peter Green (Slide Guitar), Peter Green (Harmonica), Nigel (J.) Watson (Lead Guitar), Nigel (J.) Watson (Rhythm Guitar), Roger Cotton (Piano), Roger Cotton (Hammond C3), Roger Cotton (Rhythm Guitar), Pete(r) Stroud (Bass Guitar), Larry Tolfree (Drums), Larry Tolfree (Percussion)
Appears On
An Evening With Peter Green Splinter Group In Concert (2003)
Peter Green Splinter Group

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