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August 29, 2017: It’s okay: you can be a good punk and still like Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, which turns forty this year. Fleetwood Mac has always had an anti-arena-rock democracy about it: just as the Sex Pistols weren’t Johnny Rotten’s backup band the way the Stones seem to be Mick’s (forgive me, Keith), no single person in the Mac was permanently flanked by the other four. I have a host of other hopefully not dubious things to say about the band and its signature album in the out-in-two-days issue of V magazine, but today they linked to the piece online, so why wait two days? I’m providing a link here and now.