Comments: 31Travler from West-by-godDid some reasoning...and also I was much less than a "Man of the World" via my spelling on this tune...it"s spelled... "Environment-friendly Manalishi"...." Oh Well"!Travler from West-by-godIn "My" individual opinion....Eco-friendly, Fleethardwood, Mcvie, Spencer and Kirwin.... "That" to me,was and constantly will certainly be....Fleethardwood Mac! Albatross, Dust My Broom, Eco-friendly Manaleshee, Pack My Clothes, Tallahasview Lassie, and also on and on!!Steve from Whittier, CaCorrecting my own last post:LED ZEP with Black Dog did a terrific number on this, and also I choose the Rockets yet the Fleetwood Mac versions RULEZ!:)Anna from Seattle, WaGary from KZOK: Thank you for all the excellent info! (I understand who you are, I live and thrived up in Seattle!) Thanks for discussing Danny Kirwin also. Seems to be A LOT of misindevelopment out there. I was not old enough to remember PG"s FM however am so glad to learn and am thankful for exact indevelopment :)Anna from Seattle, WaI witnessed a freshly filmed documentary as soon as Eco-friendly himself commented on this song. (It"s a BBC Series called "Peter Eco-friendly, Man of the World", and also it"s easily accessible in it"s entirety on Youtube) He shelp the first variation is to tempt the listener"s attention so they will be receptive to the second verse when he mentions "God". His spiritual beliefs/obsession were beginging to converge through with his psychological illness at that time apparently. Many believe that was more than likely exaberated or brought out totally from being a mere hereditary vulnercapacity to full-blvery own psychosis by the over usage of acid & mescaline (along with being dosed with "poor junk"..i.e. bad acid..at a commune in Munich in 1970 which apparently spelled out the finish for his music career according to the other FM members at the time)..the whole sequence and also causation depends on whose opinion you"re gaining of course.Anna from Seattle, WaThank you those of you who corrected the "fact" that "Oh Well" was Peter Green"s "onl;y" Fleetlumber Mac song that "ever before charted". In the UK, they outoffered the Beattles AND the Stones in `1969. They started charting via the instrumental "Albatross" in 1968, as Chris in MA explains. I wish that details at the top would be corrected, rather of giving all the FM glory to the 1974 and later on line up. Not just did these songs chart, numerous songs went on to inspire mammoth rock hits recognized instantly within the first few notes to all generations. Like "the Eco-friendly Manalishi", "Black Magic Womale, and of course, "Oh Well". Sometimes we choose the covers better because of personal taste or sindicate because we are offered to them. I think it"s impressive such central rock songs originated from one band also in just a couple of years to greatly influence rock music forever before. Crmodify due wright here it"s due, whatever version you prefer. But seeing movies of Eco-friendly playing this ago in the day are priceless. He actually burst out in glee & laughter with the love of his craft. I personally can not compare him to anyone else once it pertains to his work-related.Steve from Whittier, CaPS I supposed number out in my last comment. I have to add that as much as I love Oh Well, I"m having actually a little of a problem figuring out the entirety interpretation...:)Steve from Whittier, CaListening to the second part. Whether it"s this 1969 original or the Rockets"s 1979 one (which I have and rather prefer like Reed from Sterling Heights and Jeff from Concorn below myself). this isn"t a a lot played sonmg regardless, yet I reap both artists"s version...Black Dog did base their stop-and-start AND ALSO the melody on this...and also the lyrics are sort of tough to digure for me on both songs...:) Oh well..:)Jeff from Concord, CaI"m through Reed from Sterling Heights. The Rockets version rocks. It"s tight and it moves. I understand Fleetwood Mac is responsible for the original version, yet I can not stand to listen to it when it plays on the radio. Part I has actually stops, starts, random percussion, sloppy guitar. Then alengthy comes the totally self-soaked up, fairies-and-dragons Part II. Two chords over-and-over aobtain...really? Sorry, it"s the Rockets variation for me.Karen from Manchester, NhI"ve heard the Rockets" version, and also I have to disagree. They tramelted this song.Reed from Sterling Heights, MiI understand precisely what you are saying. I flourished up discovering The Rockets version of the song first, and also though I really favor Fleethardwood Mac (with Rumors being at or close to the height of my all time favorite albums list), I really don"t treatment for the original variation of the song as a lot. The Rockets released the song in 1979 on their self-titled album The Rockets, which BTW, after 30 years was lastly released on CD! It was released along with No Ballads, their various other album great album, in 2009. Christian from Cologne, GermanyAlbatross was a hit in Germany type of and remained a radio favourite throughout the early 70s.Around 1974, West German radio ran a weekly optimal 3 "Oldies" poll to enhance their teenage top 20 poll. Two recurring audience favourites were "Nights in White Satin" and also "Oh, Well - Part 2"! I attribute this to the start popularity of lyrical Genesis-style prog hymns through teenagers back then, a genre that both songs aided develop.Pala from Madichild, Wi, WiMaybe "Hypnotized" from 1973 didn"t chart, but I absolutely remember hearing in on the radio sometime in the 70"s. It is the just song that I kbrand-new of Fleetwood Mac from their prior-Buckingham/Nicks era, until I researched the history of the band. So I would certainly disagree that "Oh Well" was the just earlier era Fleettimber Mac song to get radio play, though I do remember hearing that song on the radio at the moment, as well. Actually it was the song "Hypnotized" that resulted in me to find out about Fleettimber Mac"s early days. The incentive for this is as soon as I heard an instrumental version of what I rereferred to as to be "Hypnotized" on Smooth Jazz radio, however couldn"t recall the song"s title, only that I kbrand-new it to be a very early Fleetlumber Mac song, and then I uncovered out about all the Blues history and the stselection story of Peter Eco-friendly. Just a side note-- there"s nopoint wrong via one having a Christian spiroutine conversion, if that"s what taken place to Mr. Eco-friendly. Even if acid-dropping hitting his mind may have actually been the catalyst, having actually a mystical Christian convariation does not make one crazy, simply so you understand. Peace Out. Oldpink from New Castle, InAbsolutely remarkable song, and it is such a pity that many radio stations play only the initially half.I first became conscious of this several years earlier while listening to among the more open up minded neighborhood radio stations, once I heard the familiar part 1 of what I knew was Fleettimber Mac"s "Oh Well."Then, tbelow was around a five second pause at the finish, and unexpectedly it ended up being a stunning medieval item, with Peter Environment-friendly mournfully strumming his acoustic.To today, it is among the the majority of haunting pieces of music I can think of.I read a short interview of B.B. King some years ago, and also in it he shelp that Peter Eco-friendly was the just white musician whose blues guitar can make him sweat.Listening to this, you will check out why.Gary from Seattle, WaPlease also remember Danny Kirwin that likewise played on Oh Well Parts 1&2.Be safe,Gary KZOK, Seattle, WAColin from London, United KingdomThe Peter Eco-friendly version of Fleetlumber Mac had many type of UK hits. Black Magic Woguy and also Need Your Love So Bad were minor chart entries, then Albatross topped the charts in early on 1969, Man Of The World and Oh Well got to no 2, and The Green Manalishi gained to no 10. In 1973, a reworry of Albatross additionally reached second position.In comparikid, the post Eco-friendly era Mac have actually had actually nothing prefer the very same level of singles success. The initially optimal ten hit was Tusk, and their greatest hit was Everywbelow, which got to no 4.Gary from Seattle, WaPeter Environment-friendly left Fleetlumber Mac on May 2fifth. To devote himself to "what God would certainly have me carry out." A great guitarist that pumelted his craft finished up one more acid victum. Be safe, Crowski KZOK, SeattleMat from London, United Kingdom"Oh Well Part 2" is more than likely my favourite Green era Fleethardwood Mac song.Malicious Matt from SquatneyBob in Atlanta is appropriate, this was not their only hit. The wonderful important Albatross was a #1 single in England also. Fleetwood Mac were outoffering The Beatles and also The Rolling Stones combined throughout this period, at leastern in Britain and also some other components of Europe.Wyatt from Anywhere, United StatesMick Fleetwod wrote a book via the majority of weird misinformation, I read component of it. I think the book was dubbed "My Life and also times through Fleethardwood Mac" Its out of print yet you have the right to discover it provided if you look tough sufficient, I do not think it offered very well. Mick attributed Peter"s breakdown to being duped by a stvariety germale spiritual cult which Peter gained heavily affiliated in. Mick always had a lot problems via money it seems so perhaps that"s the reason however through freinds willing to offer you out like that that that require enemies? I heard an additional story that declared Peter had Schizophrenia and that contributed to it, I imagine that had even more to carry out via Sid Barret but I don"t really recognize. He made a comeback more palatable for him in the early Eighties through albulms like "In the skies" with a hefty Christian bent, appears he did gain pretty spiritual in a Christian feeling. He had an earlier album that was incredibly good yet a little off the wall dubbed "The End of the Game" I have it somewbelow yet it was a relatively gradual undertaking and not the normal blues, in reality it had actually a little of a combination tone as I remember. It was good and also confirmed he didn"t really lose it as well negative as he was stil able to feature without all the press. It additionally confirmed he might play various other formats He still tours once in a while, I witnessed his tour with the Splinter Group which had muscians like Nigel Watchild in a San Fransisco Club and also it was excellent, mostly most old blues covers of artists favor Robert Johnson. He"s still obtained it yet the originals he wrote in the eighties weren"t rather as superior as his Fleetlumber Mac days and more lassist back.Gary from Seattle, WaOriginally a power blues band also, this is a great example of Peter Green"s genius. When I had him on my display, he shelp not to foracquire Danny Kirwan.Jeremy Spencer was additionally on this fourth release, yet only in a minor function. Part one and two were recorded in different sessions then scotch taped together. Get the Box collection Blue Horizon Sessions if you desire the true beforehand Fleetwood Mac1967 - 1969 - amazing raw power blues rock. Enjoy. GaryMeznu from Ft. Lauderdale, FlThis was spanned by Joe Jackboy on his "Laughter and Lust" album.Rob from Vancouver, CanadaI favored the rockets version....witnessed them at a present that contained "heart" Little River Band also and also bob welch(an additional ex-fleetlumber mac"er). Pat from Albuquerque, NmI was at a Fleetwood Mac concert in Indianapolis in 1975, and also the Mac played "Black Magic Woman" (which was a Mac song prior to it was a Santana song) and "Environment-friendly Manalishi" at that concert, as well as "Oh Well." I have no principle just how many of these songs are played at their concerts these days.Rob from Boston, MaActually, thats not true. The "new" Fleetlumber Mac performed Hypnotized and also Station Man live in concert until the early 80"s. Although, Oh Well was the only Peter Green song they retained from then on.Chris from Leeds, EnglandThis is the only "original mac" song to be performed by the "new mac". It was percreated off and also on in the time of the Mirage and also Tusk tours. The live variation of the song perdeveloped by Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie is additionally the b-side to the uk cd singe of 1988"s "As Long As You Follow" in addition to Gold Dust Woguy. Rick from Humboldt, IaLindsey Buckingham sang this when it was performed by the newer fleetlumber mac during the eighties.Bob from Atlanta, GaSomeone sassist this was the just song that charted prior to the excellent metamorphosis in the mid-"70"s, yet I think they had a #1 important in England also in 1968 called Albatross.Dan Devins from Washington, MiThe Rockets,a Detroit band also,recorded and released this tune in the late 70"s or perhaps 1980-it rocked!Jim from Oxnard, CaFleetwood"s bet through Green was the last straw. He had actually a nervous breakdvery own and left Fleethardwood Mac the year after.Chris from Hull, MaBlack Dog - Oh Well.
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