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Mick Fleetwood becomes latest music star to sell rights to biggest hits

Mick Fleetwood becomes latest music star to sell rights to biggest hits

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Fleetwood Mac co-founder Mick Fleetwood has become the latest musician to sell the rights to their biggest hits.He follows a series of high-profile stars including Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Debbie Harry who have sold the rights to their back catalogues in lucrative deals in recent months. Fleetwood's interests in his band's recordings have been acquired by BMG, one of the world's biggest music publishers, in a deal that covers more than 300 songs - including Fleetwood Mac hits such as Dreams, The Chain and Go Your Own Way, from their biggest-selling album, Rumours. Image: Fleetwood says the deal with BMG is a 'wonderfully inspiring marriage between two creative partners' Details of how much the deal is worth have not been revealed. Ho...
Peter Green: Fleetwood Mac co-founder dies aged 73

Peter Green: Fleetwood Mac co-founder dies aged 73

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Fleetwood Mac co-founder and influential blues rock guitarist Peter Green has died aged 73.Solicitors acting on behalf of his family said in a statement: "It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Green announce his death this weekend, peacefully in his sleep."A further statement will be provided in the coming days."Green, from Bethnal Green in east London, formed Fleetwood Mac with drummer Mick Fleetwood in 1967.They came together after Green's stint filling in for Eric Clapton in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. Green and Fleetwood then convinced John McVie to join the band as bass guitarist, in part by naming the band Fleetwood Mac.He wrote the instantly recognisable instrumental track Albatross, which remains the band's o...
Joey Barton: EFL promise to help with investigation into Fleetwood manager’s alleged assault of Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel

Joey Barton: EFL promise to help with investigation into Fleetwood manager’s alleged assault of Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel

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latest South Yorkshire Police are looking into the incident which is rumoured to have taken place in the tunnel after Saturday's match at Oakwell The EFL will help investigate an alleged incident involving Fleetwood manager Joey Barton at Barnsley, chief executive Shaun Harvey has confirmed. Barton is said to have confronted Reds boss Daniel Stendel in the tunnel following Saturday’s game, which ended in a 4-2 victory for the home side at Oakwell, and South Yorkshire Police are investigating. Barton is alleged to have assaulted Barnsley boss Stendel Harvey told BBC Radio 5 Live: “As an off-the-field matter the tunnel is still in the domain of the referee but we will work closely with everybody to ensure it’s not a case of who deals with the m...
The Open Championship 2018: Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy in contention as Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner lead after day two

The Open Championship 2018: Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy in contention as Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner lead after day two

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round-up The Brits are in fine shape heading into the weekend talkSPORT 2 is broadcasting ball-by-ball coverage of golf’s oldest major professional tournament, The Open. Housemates Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner set the pace in the 147th Open Championship as Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy headed the European bid to end American dominance of golf’s majors. Johnson, who is looking to become the first player in history to win major titles at Augusta, St Andrews and Carnoustie, added a 67 to his opening 69 to set the clubhouse target on six under par. Johnson went on a day two charge First-round leader Kisner looked set to surpass that with ease when he birdied the 13th and 14th to reach eight under, only to hit his second shot to th...
Buckingham leaves Fleetwood Mac… again

Buckingham leaves Fleetwood Mac… again

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Fleetwood Mac have announced that Lindsey Buckingham has left the group for a second time.In a statement, the band said the singer and guitarist would not be joining them on their next tour.It said: "Lindsey Buckingham will not be performing with the band on this tour. The band wishes Lindsey all the best."He will be replaced by former Crowded House singer Neil Finn and Tom Petty's guitarist, Mike Campbell.Fleetwood Mac co-founder Mick Fleetwood said: "Fleetwood Mac has always been about an amazing collection of songs that are performed with a unique blend of talents."We jammed with Mike and Neil and the chemistry really worked and let the band realise that this is the right combination to go forward with in Fleetwood Mac style."We know we have something new, yet it's got the unmistakable ...