Fleetwood Mac Rumours

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Fleetwood Mac Rumours
(1977) Warner Bros. label. Purchased through Columbia House Record Club in 1978.  Insert with photos and lyrics.  Yeah, yeah I know… TYPICAL.  But you know what?  Ya gotta be who you are and for me, in 1978 EVERYBODY OWNED THIS RECORD.  So to the music… this album contains the soundtrack to so many momentous occasions for millions of baby boomers:  Prom, in the dorms, marriage ceremonies and wedding receptions, music played in the first home you bought, during presidential elections, when you were on the beach that day… when your kids asked you if you ever heard of Fleetwood Mac cos they were streaming it…

Let’s talk 70s hippie chic hair, long dresses, hair out to here, platform shoes, weed, wine, guitar, have I mentioned hair?  Fleetwood Mac with all of their guy/girl drama captured a place and time we fondly remember.  Screw bringing back 1957, how about 1977?

For the youngsters out there, Fleetwood Mac are: John McVie on bass, Lindsey Buckingham on guitars and vocals, Stevie Nicks vocals, Mick Fleetwood on drums and percussion, and Christine McVie on keyboards, synthesizer and vocals.

SIDE ONE

  1. Second Hand News  (2:43)
  2. Dreams  (4:14)
  3. Never Going Back Again  (2:02)
  4. Don’t Stop  (3:11)
  5. Go Your Own Way  (3:38)
  6. Songbird  (3:20)

SIDE TWO

  1. The Chain  (4:28)
  2. You Make Loving Fun  (3:31)
  3. I Don’t Want To Know  (3:11)
  4. Oh Daddy  (3:54)
  5. Gold Dust Woman  (4:51)

I have just one story… it’s actually a Stevie Nicks story… I was tripping around West LA one day and I spotted Stevie Nicks shopping.  I was cool and followed her (carefully) into a few stores.  I wanted so badly to approach her and tell her what a fan I was, but I was chicken… c’mon it was Stevie effin Nicks.  She looked up at me twice from down the aisle and then I split.  I just couldn’t pester her.

I have never seen the band perform live.

Fleetwood Mac Rumours

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