1876 Albatross – Fleetwood Mac (1968)



This instrumental was written by Peter Green. The song was inspired by the 1959 Santo & Johnny song Sleep Walk and Chuck Berry’s 1957 song Deep Feeling. Albatross was first recorded by Fleetwood Mac in 1968. It was released as a single with Jigsaw Puzzle Blues on the B-side. The single reached number one on the UK Singles chart and number four on the Billboard chart. Albatross influenced The Beatles’ 1969 song Sun King from the album Abbey Road.

Now Hear This: Sun King – The Beatles (1969)


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