Ironically, it was Mr. Buckingham's unwillingness to tour that reportedly led to his departure from Fleetwood Mac. His decision resulted in a screamed argument in a parking lot that shattered his remaining relationship with Ms. Nicks. She told writer Timothy White at the time: "Lindsey and I had been going together from about 1971 to 1976. But we never really broke up until that moment. '
That interview apparently never made its way to Mr. Buckingham.
"Oh, really. Did she say that? ' he asks. "That surprises me. She went through quite a number of men, ah… I’m surprised to hear that actually. That's very interesting…"