Friday, January 07, 2011

FLEETWOOD MAC 1975: Saunders Field House at Mesa State Junior College

Mesa State yearbook
THE WAY WE WERE: 
Good concert, bad concert
It had to have been the best pre-punk, pre-big hair 1970s concert in Saunders Field House at Mesa State Junior College. “I was working at The Timbers Restaurant in November of 1975. I got the night off to go see Fleetwood Mac at the college. It was one of their first stops on their first tour and man was I surprised when a couple of girls got on stage, Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks.” remembers Ralph “Dinosaur” Donnen, past Mesa College class president.

Mike Radosevich was the Station Manager at KMSA at the time. “It was an incredible show. Everything was perfect and just the opposite of the Jerry Jeff Walker concert. Nobody knew the Fleetwood Mac album was going to do as well as it did. It was one of their first gigs with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.”    Continue To Full Article

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