Song of the Day #970: ‘The Chain’ – Fleetwood Mac

Here’s another of the 70s albums on my list. Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours was released in early 1977 to critical acclaim and blockbuster sales. To date it has sold more than 19 million copies and stands as the 10th best selling album in U.S. history.

The album was famously recorded under the most tumultuous circumstances imaginable. The band members were falling in and out of love and in and out of bed with each other at an alarming rate, sometimes not speaking until they entered the studio to record the next song. On top of that, everybody was loaded on drugs and booze.

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