Buckingham talks new Fleetwood Mac music

“Fleetwood Mac’s politics are sort of like walking through a minefield,” says  Lindsey Buckingham.
“Fleetwood Mac’s politics are sort of like walking through a minefield,” says Lindsey Buckingham.Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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Lindsey Buckingham is not a big fan of looking back or investigating the various versions of his songs.

The Fleetwood Mac guitarist has not seen “Sound City,” the recently released Dave Grohl documentary about the L.A. recording studio that played a pivotal role in the formation of the Buckingham-Nicks incarnation of the band. He did not see the episode of “Glee” devoted to the classic Mac album “Rumours.” He has not heard the several tribute albums dedicated to the band. He didn’t catch Little Big Town and Keith Urban performing “The Chain” on the recent CMT awards. He does not have a favorite cover. “I’m not well enough informed,” he says with a laugh on the phone from a Chicago tour stop.

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