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The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac: Live

Robot A. Hull, The Washington Post, 28 December 1980

LIVE ROCK ALBUMS, especially the pompous two-record variety, generally are an excuse for extended guitar work and prolonged drum solos. A marketing strategy and a self-indulgent ploy for the artist, they usually fail to compensate for the lack of live performance needed to justify their release. Perhaps video discs soon will rectify this problem. In the meantime, we have to contend with live double-albums by the two exemplars of commercial Los Angeles rock – the Eagles and Fleetwood Mac.

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