They didn’t invent the call and response technique they use on this track by any means; it’s been in the blues, since the blues were the blues, but I think it’s pretty undeniable that Fleetwood Mac changed the way it was used in popular music. This song is often cited as a major inspiration for Led Zeppelin’s ‘Black Dog’ and Jet’s ‘Are You Gonna Be My Girl.’ Elements of ‘Oh Well’ are everywhere nowadays, and I can’t say that’s a bad thing. The second part follows a more intense, acoustic slow burner of a song, tied perfectly to it’s predecessor. The combination of the two parts make for a 9 minute long emotional rollercoaster.

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