Fleetwood Mac Peter Green - Black Magic Woman - Live 1970





Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band, formed in London in 1967. They have sold more than 120 million records worldwide, making them one of the world's best-selling bands. In 1998, select members of Fleetwood Mac were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.


Fleetwood Mac was founded by guitarist Peter Green, drummer Mick Fleetwood and guitarist Jeremy Spencer. Bassist John McVie completed the lineup for their self-titled debut album.


"Black Magic Woman" is a song written by British musician Peter Green, which first appeared as a Fleetwood Mac single in various countries in 1968, subsequently appearing on the 1969 Fleetwood Mac compilation albums English Rose (US) and The Pious Bird of Good Omen (UK), as well as Vintage Years.


In various interviews, Peter Green has acknowledged that "Black Magic Woman" was influenced by "All Your Love", an Otis Rush song that had been recorded two years earlier by Green's former band, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers (albeit with Eric Clapton, Green's predecessor, on lead guitar).







Lyrics


Got a black magic woman

I got a black magic woman

Yes, I got a black magic woman

Got me so blind I can't see

But she's a black magic woman

And she's tryin' to make a devil out of me


Don't turn your back on me baby

Don't turn your back on me baby

Yes, don't turn your back on me baby

You're messin' around with your tricks

Don't turn your back on me baby

'Cause you might just break up my magic stick


You got your spell on me baby

You got your spell on me baby

Yes, you got your spell on me baby

You're turning my heart into stone

I need you so bad, magic woman, I can't leave you alone


Yes, I need you so bad

Well, I need you darling

Yeah, I need you darling

Yes, I want you love me

I want you love me

Whoa, I want you love me, ah

Whoh, yeah

Oh, whoa, baby

Yes, I need your love

Oh, I need your love so bad

I want you love me




Songwriters: Peter Alan Green

Black Magic Woman lyrics © Bourne Co., Domino Pub Company Of America, Murbo Music Publishing Inc., SCREEN GEMS-EMI MUSIC INC, Bourne Music Ltd





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