Rattlesnake Shake - Fleetwood Mac - The Best Of Fleetwood Mac
Label: Reprise Records - REP 44 138 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Blues Rock
The track was considered the high point of its parent album, and was one of the band's crowd-favorites in the late s. Instead, Clifford Daviswho was Fleetwood Mac's manager at the time, selected "Rattlesnake Shake" to be released in the US since he thought it would become a big hit,  but it did not chart anywhere.
After the commercial failure of "Rattlesnake Shake", "Oh Well" was released as the second single, and subsequently became a hit on both sides of the Atlantic. Mick Fleetwood ranked the song in his top 11 favorite Fleetwood Mac songs of all-time list since he was able to participate in bringing out the character of the song. According to Mick Fleetwoodthe double-time shuffle near the end of the song was spun out of an improvised jam.
You hear that alive and well in the double-time structure that I put in at the end, which on stage could last half an hour. It was our way of being in The Grateful Dead. That was an appropriate immortalisation of my younger self The song has been well-received; the magazine Rolling Stone hailed the track as Peter Green's best song along with " Albatross. Released inthis recording featured Peter Green, the track's composer, on guitar and vocals.
During this time, Peter Green was beginning to reemerge professionally and had released a series of solo albums. Unlike the original, the rerecorded version did manage to chart, peaking at 30 on the Mainstream Rock chart. The album was released in Five years later, the song was rehearsed for a Mick Fleetwood Blues Band concert. Christine McVie had given Mick Fleetwood a call and asked him if she could play at an upcoming Various - So This Is Love, The Love Collection Vol.
3 in Hawaii, which Fleetwood agreed to. On the night of the gig, Mick Fleetwood alluded to a special guest, without announcing the special guest was Christine McVie. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Rattlesnake Shake - Fleetwood Mac - The Best Of Fleetwood Mac Mac song.
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