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Mick Fleetwood

Johnny Black, MOJO, December 1995

'Shake Your Moneymaker'
From Fleetwood Mac LP 1968 (Blue Horizon)
MY INEPTNESS TO do separate things at speed became my style of drumming. When it got to a certain speed in the early days, the only way I could hang in there was if all my hands and feet were doing the same thing on the same beat. 'Shake Your Moneymaker' is one where everything is going flat out and doing the same thing, so it kind of defines my style, the ultimate blues shuffle. Onstage it often ended up three times faster than the album version, and that's already fast enough.

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