October 12, 1979: “Tusk”, Fleetwood Mac’s 12th studio album, was…

October 12, 1979: “Tusk”, Fleetwood Mac’s 12th studio album, was released on this day. 


“How do you release a double album that goes multi-platinum, breaks the Top Five, spawns multiple hit singles, and spends months in the Top 40 while still being widely regarded as an artistic folly and a flop? Ask Fleetwood Mac. After all, that’s exactly what they did with 1979’s ‘Tusk’.