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“Fleetwood Mac – Rhiannon [with lyrics]”

13 Apr

The Rolling Stone Album Guide [7]Fleetwood Mac is the tenth album by the British-American band Fleetwood Mac, released in 1975. It was the band’s second eponymous album; the first was their 1968 album. Among Fleetwood Mac fans, the album is often referred to as the White Album.[8] This is the first Fleetwood Mac album to feature Lindsey Buckingham as guitarist and Stevie Nicks as vocalist, after Bob Welch departed the band in late 1974. The album was also the group’s last to be released on the Reprise label until 1997’s The Dance (the group’s subsequent albums until then were released through Warner Bros. Records, Reprise’s parent company).

The album reached number one on the Billboard 200 over a year after entering the chart, spent 37 weeks within the top 10, and more than fifteen months within the top 40. It launched three top twenty singles: “Over My Head”, “Rhiannon” and “Say You Love Me”, the last two falling just short of the top ten, both at No. 11. In 1986, it was certified 5x platinum by the RIAA representing shipments of five million units in the United States.[9]

“Warm Ways” was the first single lifted from the album in 1975 in the UK.[10] It was not released as a single in the United States, where Over My Head was released instead. Initially, the album generated limited interest in the UK, as the first three singles released by the new lineup failed to chart. “Say You Love Me” charted on the UK Singles Chart and it reached No. 40[11] Following the massive success of Rumours two years later, interest in the band re-ignited and Fleetwood Mac was re-released in 1978, along with the single “Rhiannon” which peaked just outside the Top 40 at No. 46.[10] The album eventually peaked at No. 23 on the UK Albums Chart[11] but was a prelude to a run of hugely successful albums for the band in Britain, including four multi-platinum number ones: Rumours, Tusk, Tango in the Night and Behind the Mask.[10]

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21 responses to ““Fleetwood Mac – Rhiannon [with lyrics]”

  1. gunnardeckare

    04/10 at 0:00

    I have one record and one of the songs are”Blood on the floor “

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    • America On Coffee

      04/10 at 0:00

      Doesn’t sound rhythmic. Never heard of this Fleetwood Mac song title. Although, I love Rhiannon.

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  2. reocochran

    04/10 at 0:00

    I like this very much but had to look it up on YouTube. :)

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    • America On Coffee

      04/10 at 0:00

      So glad you enjoy the memorable songs we share! Have a great weekending…. !!

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  3. I Like That Old Time Rock And Roll

    04/10 at 0:00

    Awesome post!

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  4. vinnieh

    04/10 at 0:00

    I love this song. So melodic.

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  5. donnamarie

    04/10 at 0:00

    Love it!

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  6. pvcann

    04/10 at 0:00

    sigh

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  7. Kirt D Tisdale

    04/10 at 0:00

    Fleetwood Mac….had every album…saw them in concert….what’s not to love….just thinking about it brings so many memories to the forefront of my wife and I when we first got married and before we started our family…..thanks for this post!!

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    • America On Coffee

      04/10 at 0:00

      You are so welcome. Thanks kindly for commenting, Kirt. Nice to share common appreciations. I too love their concerts. Fleetwood Mac is a blast!

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  8. newsspellcom.org

    04/10 at 0:00

    Great song from one of the greatest pop records ever produced by any group from any era.

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    • America On Coffee

      04/10 at 0:00

      You are so right. And their great hits ushered out the hippie era. That’s amazing too.

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    • newsspellcom.org

      04/10 at 0:00

      Iโ€™m sure youโ€™re aware that both Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham almost refused to join Fleetwood Mac. But how fortunate for both the music loving public and Fleetwood Mac, they ultimately agreed to join the fold.

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    • America On Coffee

      04/10 at 0:00

      Yep. And how powerful they both are with their music contributions to the group. I repeat, through all they have endured together (functional or dysfunctional), they are a family.

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