Former Fleetwood guitarist Mac Lindsey Buckingham showed up to the season finale of American Idol to perform “Go Your Own Way” with former contestant Cassandra Coleman.
Buckingham traded lines with Coleman, who added tambourine and appeared in a Stevie Nicks-style outfit for the Rumors hit. The singer and guitarist seemed to have a good voice last night. He underwent open heart surgery in 2019 and returned to the show with a live concert last December.
You can watch her American Idol performance below.
He recently revealed that he felt like he never had a closure with Nicks, his former partner and the subject of “Go Your Own Way,” which he wrote in response to their breakup. “Most people, when they go their separate ways, don’t see each other for a long time or maybe never again,” he told Nile Rodgers on Apple Music 1. Radio with Deep Hidden Meaning with Nile Rodgers. “But you don’t always have to not only see someone but, in my case, make the choice to do good for someone when I haven’t always felt I wanted to, you know?”
Nicks has also voiced his grievances over the years. “I was very angry with him for telling the world that ‘wrap, shake“With different men, that was all I wanted to do,” she said Rolling stone in 1997, citing a line from “Go Your Own Way”. “He knew it wasn’t true. It was just an angry thing he said. Every time those words came out on stage, I wanted to go kill him. He knew it, so he really pushed my buttons through it. “
Buckingham was fired from Fleetwood Mac in April 2018, but some of his bandmates aren’t sure this is really the end of their relationship.
“I know for a fact that I plan to make music and play with Lindsey again,” said drummer Mick Fleetwood. Rolling stone earlier this year. “I wish that. It doesn’t have to be in Fleetwood Mac. And Fleetwood Mac is such a strange story. All of the players in the room are able to speak and speak for themselves. In a way. or some other, I want the elements that are not healed to be healed. “