Kirk Hammett, Steven Tyler and More Honor Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder

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February 26, 2020
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Before there were Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, there was Peter Green. Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood put together an all-star tribute for the band’s co-founder and the results were spectacular.

Kirk Hammett, Steven Tyler, David Gilmour, Pete Townshend, Billy Gibbons and Noel Gallagher were among those who performed at the concert at the London Palladium on Tuesday. The show benefited Teenage Cancer Trust while shining a spotlight on the sometimes overlooked Green.

The singer-songwriter guitarist wrote and performed on Fleetwood Mac’s first three studio albums, all released in the 1960s. One of his best known compositions was “Black Magic Woman,” which Santana turned into a hit in 1970. Green left Fleetwood Mac that same year amid mental health and drug issues

“The concert is a celebration of those early blues days where we all began, and it’s important to recognize the profound impact Peter and the early Fleetwood Mac had on the world of music,” Fleetwood said in a statement. “Peter was my greatest mentor and it gives me such joy to pay tribute to his incredible talent. I am honored to be sharing the stage with some of the many artists Peter has inspired over the years and who share my great respect for this remarkable musician.”

Green did not appear at the concert, original guitarist Jeremy Spencer and longtime keyboardist Christine McVie performed. The set ended with a rousing rendition of Elmore James’ “Shake Your Moneymaker,” which Fleetwood Mac covered on their 1968 debut.

Here is the complete setlist via Louder:

1. Rolling Man
2. Homework
3. Dr Brown (featuring Billy Gibbons on vocals and guitar)
4. All Your Love (featuring Billy Gibbons on guitar, Steven Tyler on vocals)
5. Rattlesnake Shake
6. Stop Messin' Around (featuring Christine McVie on vocals and keyboards)
7. Looking for somebody (featuring Christine McVie on vocals and keyboards)
8. Sandy Mary (featuring Noel Gallagher)
9. Love that burns (featuring Noel Gallagher)
10. The World Keeps Turning (featuring Noel Gallagher)
11. Like Crying
12. No Place To Go
13. Station Man (featuring Pete Townshend on guitar and vocals)
14. Man Of The World (featuring Neil Finn on vocals)
15. Oh Well, Part I (featuring Billy Gibbons on guitar, Steven Tyler on vocals)
16. Oh Well, Part II (featuring David Gilmour on guitar)
17. Need Your Love So Bad
18. Black Magic Woman
19. The Sky Is Crying (featuring Jeremy Spencer on guitar and vocals)
20. I Can't Hold On (featuring Jeremy Spencer on guitar and vocals)
21. The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown) (featuring Kirk Hammett)
22. Albatross (featuring David Gilmour on lap steel guitar)
23. Shake Your Moneymaker (All-star finale)

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