Adeli’s Music Blog

#1 on June 16th…

Posted in music by adeli on June 16, 2010

1979: Hot Stuff by Donna Summer

1978: Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb

1977: Dreams by Fleetwood Mac

1976: Silly Love Songs by Paul McCartney & Wings

1975: Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain & Tennille

1974: Billy, Don’t Be a Hero by Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods

1973: My Love by Paul McCartney & Wings

1972: Candy Man by Sammy Davis, Jr

1971: It’s Too Late/I Feel the Earth Move by Carole King

1970: The Long and Winding Road/For You Blue by The Beatles

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Happy Birthday, Stevie Nicks!

Posted in music by adeli on May 26, 2010


Stevie Nicks was born on May 26, 1948. Her work with Fleetwood Mac and her solo career have collectively produced over forty Top 50 hits.

Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975, along with her then boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham. Fleetwood Mac’s second album 1977’s Rumours produced four U.S. Top 10 singles. Nicks’ “Dreams” which was the band’s first and only U.S. number one, remained at #1 on for over 30 weeks. That album has sold over 33 million copies worldwide.

Nicks went solo in 1981, She has been nominated for seven Grammy Awards and, with Fleetwood Mac, won the Grammy for Album of the Year for Rumours. As a member of Fleetwood Mac, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Rumours

Posted in music by adeli on June 12, 2008

On this day in 1977, the No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit was Dreams. The band was Fleetwood Mac. And the album was Rumours. Rumours topped the charts for about 30 weeks, and won the Grammy for Album of the Year. It’s made it to Rolling Stone magazine and VH1’s Top Albums lists, among others.

Fleetwood Mac is comprised of the founder, Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie, and John McVie. The lead vocals often depended upon who wrote the song; and for the most part, it was Stevie, Christine, or Lindsey.

Below is the track list as it appeared on the original vinyl version of Rumours, along with who sang each tune. Click on song titles for videos or performances. My favorite tunes off Rumors are Second Hand News, Never Going Back Again, and The Chain.

Side One

1. Second Hand News (Buckingham)
2. Dreams (Nicks)
3. Never Going Back Again (Buckingham)
4. Don’t Stop (C. McVie)
5. Go Your Own Way (Buckingham)
6. Songbird (C. McVie)

Side Two

1. The Chain (Nicks, Buckingham, C. McVie, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood)
2. You Make Loving Fun (C. McVie)
3. I Don’t Want to Know (Nicks)
4. Oh Daddy (C. McVie)
5. Gold Dust Woman (Nicks)