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Live at the BBC
Live album by
Genre Blues rock
Label Castle Communications
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic [1]
The Virgin Encyclopedia of the Blues

Live at the BBC is a double compact disc compilation album by British blues rock band Fleetwood Mac, recorded at various BBC radio sessions between 1967 and 1971. It contains many tracks by Fleetwood Mac which are otherwise unavailable.

Track listing

Disc one

No.TitleWriter(s)First broadcast dateLength
1." Rattlesnake Shake" Peter Green9 Apr 19707:38
2."Sandy Mary"Green23 May 19705:00
3."I Believe My Time Ain't Long" Robert Johnson, arr. Jeremy Spencer12 Nov 19673:00
4."Although the Sun Is Shining" Danny Kirwan12 Oct 19692:31
5."Only You"Kirwan23 May 19702:51
6."You Never Know What You're Missing"Spencer16 Mar 19692:52
7." Oh Well, Part 1"Green12 Oct 19692:26
8."Can't Believe You Wanna Leave" Lloyd Price16 Mar 19693:25
9."Jenny Lee"Spencer22 Aug 19702:19
10."Heavenly" Conway Twitty16 Mar 19692:37
11." When Will I Be Loved" Phil Everly22 Aug 19702:13
12."When I See My Baby"Kirwan22 Aug 19702:11
13."Buddy's Song" Buddy Holly22 Aug 19702:09
14." Honey Hush" Big Joe Turner22 Aug 19703:08
15."Preachin'" Son House23 Jan 19713:05
16."Jumping at Shadows" Duster Bennett15 Jun 19693:35
17."Preachin' Blues"Johnson11 Sep 19681:59
18." Need Your Love So Bad" Little Willie John, Mertis John Jr.11 Sep 19683:48

Disc two

No.TitleWriter(s)First broadcast dateLength
1."Long Grey Mare"Green12 Nov 19672:53
2." Sweet Home Chicago"Johnson26 Nov 19683:10
3."Baby Please Set a Date" Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn [a]12 Nov 19672:59
4." Blues with a Feeling" Marion Walter Jacobs16 Mar 19692:56
5." Stop Messin' Round"Green1 Sep 19682:17
6." Tallahassee Lassie" Frank Slay, Frederick Picariello, Bob Crewe11 May 19693:24
7." Hang on to a Dream" Tim Hardin5 Nov 19682:56
8."Linda"Spencer15 Jun 19692:03
9."Mean Mistreatin' Mama" Leroy Carr2 Jun 19684:03
10."World Keeps Turning"Green21 Jan 19682:39
11." I Can't Hold Out"James21 Jan 19682:27
12."Early Morning Come"Kirwan11 May 19692:29
13." Albatross"Green5 Nov 19682:48
14."Looking for Somebody"Green12 Nov 19672:40
15."A Fool No More"Green12 Nov 19673:40
16."Got to Move"James, Sehorn12 Nov 19672:57
17."Like Crying Like Dying"Kirwan9 Oct 19682:33
18." Man of the World"Green15 Jun 19692:49


Fleetwood Mac


  • Neil Picket – fiddle ("Sandy Mary", "Only You")
  • Eddie Boyd – piano ("I Can't Hold Out")


Chart (1995) Peak
UK Albums ( OCC) [2] 48



  1. ^ Incorrectly credited on the sleeve to "McCoy".


  1. ^ "Fleetwood Mac, - Live at the BBC". AllMusic. Retrieved 17 August 2023.
  2. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 17 August 2023.