FLEETWOOD MAC "RUMOURS" 1977

Fleetwood Mac Rumours 
Released February 4, 1977

Fleetwood Mac "Rumours" was released February 4, 1977, the follow up to the No.1 1975 white self-titled Fleetwood Mac album. This was the second album that included new band members Lindsey |Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.

Four singles were released in the US, the first being Go Your Own Way in December, 1976 followed by Dreams in March, 1977, Don't Stop in June, 1977 and You Make Loving Fun in September, 1977. All four singles reached the top 10 with Dreams going all the way to No.1, the bands first and only US No.1. 

The album debuted on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart at No. 10 on February 26, 1977 and reached No.1 six weeks later on April 2, 1977. For the rest of 1977 the album was either in the No.1, No.2 or No.3 position on the charts racking up a total of 31 non-consecutive weeks at No.1 between April 2, 1977 and January 14, 1978. The album remained in the top 10 for literally a year dropping to No.12 on February 25, 1978. It would go on to spend the rest of 1978 and part of 1979 on the albums chart dropping off the chart entirely in April, 1979 only to re-enter in November, 1979 for a few weeks. Incredible run for an album.

To date the album has been certified 20X Platinum by the RIAA having sold 20 million units in the US with a reported total of over 45 million albums sold world wide. 

In 2004 Warner Bros. Records released a remastered version of the album with bonus tracks. In January, 2013 a Remastered Deluxe Edition was released by Rhino Records 3-CD/1-LP/1DVD Deluxe Edition featuring the remastered album, alternate takes, live material and surround sound mixes.

Rumours won the Album of the Year award at the 1978 Grammy Awards. The album was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003 and in 2018 was added to The National Recording Registry which is a list of sound recordings that are considered "culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States."  For more information on the album visit Wikipedia

Tracklist

1. Monday Morning
2. Warm Ways
3. Blue Letter
4. Rhiannon
5. Over My Head
6. Crystal
7. Say You Love Me
8. Landslide
9. World Turning
10. Sugar Daddy
11. I'm so Afraid

Singles Released

FIRST US SINGLE
FIRST UK SINGLE
"GO YOUR OWN WAY"
(B-side Silver Springs)
Released Dec, 1976
SECOND US SINGLE
THIRD UK SINGLE
"DREAMS"
(B-side Songbird)
Released March, 1977
THIRD US SINGLE
SECOND UK SINGLE
"DON'T STOP"
(B-side Never Going Back Again)
Released June, 1977
FOURTH US SINGLE
FOURTH UK SINGLE
"YOU MAKE LOVING FUN"
(B-side Gold Dust Woman)
Released September, 1977
US #10 Billboard Hot 100
Canada #11 Singles Chart
Australia #20 Singles Chart
Germany #11 Singles Chart
Belgium #1 Singles Chart
Netherlands #1 Singles Chart
UK #38 Singles Chart
US #1 Billboard Hot 100
Canada #1 Singles Chart
Australia #19 Singles Chart
UK #24 Singles chart
Netherlands #8 Singles Chart


US #3 Billboard Hot 100
Canada #1 Singles Chart
Australia #30 Singles Chart
UK #32 Singles Chart
Netherlands #4 Singles Chart


US #9 Billboard Hot 100
Canada #7 Singles Chart
Australia #65 Singles Chart
UK #45 Singles Chart
Netherlands #27 Singles Chart



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