The Weekly playlist: A full Fleetwood Mac attack

Fleetwood Mac plays MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday night.
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With Christine McVie back with Fleetwood Mac for the first time in 17 years, gear up for Saturday’s show by spinning songs from all three singers.

“Monday Morning” (Fleetwood Mac, 1975) In which Lindsey Buckingham introduces himself—and his penchant for undeniable pop hooks—to the world at large.

“Think About Me” (Tusk, 1979) A buoyant, semi-forgotten pop-rock gem from McVie, later covered by The New Pornographers.

“Sisters of the Moon” (Tusk, 1979) This typically haunting and lyrically-mysterious Stevie Nicks number was resurrected by the band onstage in 2013.

“Songbird” (Rumours, 1977) McVie’s signature ballad, which is followed on the band’s biggest album by her classic disco romp, “You Make Loving Fun,” just three songs later. How’s that for range?

“Tusk” (Tusk, 1979) Buckingham got weird on the Mac’s critically divisive ’70s-capping double-LP, but when it worked, the band sounded better than ever.

“Gold Dust Woman” (Rumours, 1977) “Rock on gold dust woman/Take your silver spoon/Dig your grave.” All these years later, Stevie still makes us shudder.

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