Our 10 Biggest Fleetwood Mac Hits looks at a band with some of the biggest hits in music. FFleetwood Mac have been together since the 1960s. They worked hard to get where they were in music. Once Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joined the band, they took off. They sold over 120 million records worldwide. They are one of the best-selling bands in music. Twenty-five of their songs made it to the Billboard Singles charts. Nine of their songs made it to the Top 10 of the charts. Fleetwood Mac had a single that reached number one on the charts. Our 10 Biggest Fleetwood Mac Hits list puts a spotlight on the successful band and their hit songs.
# 10 – Rhiannon
The 10th song on our 10 Biggest Fleetwood Mac Hits list is “Rhiannon” from their Fleetwood Mac 1975 album. The single was released in 1976. The song reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It was voted as one of the greatest songs of all time. “Rhiannon” was based on a novel. The song is about a man who is fascinated by a mysterious woman. He is curious about what it’s like to love her and win her affection. He wonders if he will ever win her heart. The man hopes to find true love and may have found it with her. He admires her inner strength and beauty. She seems like a supernatural being.
“Rhiannon” is a love story with a mysterious and mystical theme. It encourages listeners not to give up on true love because you can find it. True love will find you when you least expect it. FFleetwood Mac uses mythology imagery to tell the unique love story. Fans enjoyed this song because it’s not like typical love songs. They wrote about love, but they came from a different place. They didn’t write a typical love song. This is a classic Fleetwood Mac song. It became one of Stevie Nicks’ signature songs. It continues to be a favorite with fans. This song was written years ago, and fans still appreciate it to this day. Fans love the mystery surrounding the lyrics. Long time fans as well as new fans will enjoy this song.
# 9 – Go Your Own Way
The ninth song on our 10 Biggest Fleetwood Mac Hits list is “Go Your Own Way” from the Rumours album. The single was released in 1976. The track peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It’s Fleetwood Mac’s first Top 10 hit in the United States. The song is about a bitter breakup. Lindsey Buckingham describes his breakup with Stevie Nicks. He wanted to give her everything, but she didn’t want it from him. He goes into detail about what went wrong during their relationship. In the chorus, he tells her to follow her own path. He believes it’s going to be a lonely one. As the song continues, he goes into more details about what she did in their relationship.
“Go Your Own Way” is a fiery anthem about a tumultuous relationship. Lindsey Buckingham gives listeners in depth details about his relationship with former bandmate and girlfriend Stevie Nicks. The lyrics give listeners an inside track on what happened between them. Fans were interested in their relationship and their story. It makes sense that they would be interested in finding out what happened between them. His story is relatable to anyone who is going through a breakup. The song is a hit with fans because of the intriguing subject matter. He tells an interesting story that feels like it’s an autobiography put to music.
Fleetwood Mac gives explosive details about a bad relationship. Despite the bitterness in the song, there is optimism too. They encourage listeners by telling them that life goes on after a bitter breakup. The song became big because of the honest and raw lyrics. Fans of all ages can relate to this song. It was one of the biggest hits of the 1970s and it’s still a hit with fans today. You can probably find it on the radio at some point during the day or night. Stevie Nicks wrote an answer to this song with “Dreams.”
# 8 – You Make Loving Fun
The eighth song on our 10 Biggest Fleetwood Mac Hits list is “You Make Loving Fun” from their Rumours album. The single came out in 1977. The hit single peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. “You Make Loving Fun” is Rumours fourth biggest hit. The song is about a woman falling in love with the man of her dreams. She admires and appreciates the man she loves. She never believed in miracles, but she is a believer now. Her belief in miracles became stronger because of the way he makes her feel. She doesn’t want him to break the spell. She wants love to be a pleasure for her because it’s all she’s ever wanted.
“You Make Loving Fun” is a dreamy song about finding true love when you weren’t looking for it. The song teaches you not to give up on love. This song is excellent for people who feel as if they will never find someone to love. The song is controversial because of the drama that inspired it. The late great Christine McVie wrote this song about someone other than her then husband John McVie. She fell in love with another man and wrote this song about it. It gives the song a different meaning when you know the story behind it.
Despite the controversy, the song is a classic. Fleetwood Mac released several songs that are classics from the Rumours album. The song is just as popular as it was in the 1970s. It’s been covered by different artists throughout the years. It’s been featured in TV, movies and commercials. Fans love the song because people enjoy the story about falling in love. Fleetwood Mac knew what they were doing when they wrote love songs. They didn’t stick with the formulaic theme. They wanted to write songs that stand out from the others.
# 7 – Tusk
The seventh song on our list is “Tusk” and appears on the album of the same name. The single was released in 1979. The song peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It was number eight on the charts for three weeks. The song is about a man questioning the fidelity of his partner. He wants her to want him instead of cheating on him. He wants her to cherish him.
“Tusk” is a dramatic song about infidelity. Infidelity is a popular theme with Fleetwood Mac. Lindsey Buckingham wrote this song because Stevie Nicks was with Mick Fleetwood. The song gives juicy details about what happened when Lindsey Buckingham found out about the affair between Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood. Fleetwood Mac had a lot of drama that they showcased in their songs.
The drama made for excellent storytelling. Fans were able to enjoy the personal songs that came from the band. “Tusk” is an unusual title, but it leads to a very dramatic theme. The song was unique for using a marching band for the music. There weren’t too many bands using marching bands at the time, and they inspired other artists to include it in their music. This is one of their most iconic songs and continues to gain fans.
# 6 – Sara
“Sara” appears on their Tusk album. The single came out in 1979. “Sara” peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The song was number seven for three weeks. The song is about different things going on with the band. Stevie Nicks was involved with Mick Fleetwood, but he left her for a woman named “Sara.” “Sara” was also the name of Stevie Nicks’ unborn child. Stevie Nicks wrote about all the members of Fleetwood Mac.
“Sara” is an interpretive song. The band wanted people to take different things from it. It’s up to the listeners to decide how to interpret this deep song. Stevie Nicks chose not to write about one thing. She wanted to include the band in the story. This song is a classic because of the uniqueness of the theme. This is a song you can listen to if you are in your feelings about what’s going on in your life. It may make you feel emotional. The testament of a good song is if it can make you feel things and that’s what “Sara” does. This song will please long-time fans as well as casual listeners of the band.
# 5 – Big Love
We’re at the halfway point of our 10 Biggest Fleetwood Mac Hits list. “Big Love” is featured on Fleetwood Mac’s Tango in the Night album. The song came out in 1987. The track peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The song is about a man who longs to have love in his life. He yearns to have a lasting connection with someone. He wants to have a “big love” in his life. He is lonely. His life isn’t fulfilled because he doesn’t have love in it. He tries hard to find love, but he keeps getting disappointed. He will continue to search for his one true love.
“Big Love” is a meaningful song about someone looking for love. He is lonely and wants to find love in his life. This is a subject that a lot of people are familiar with. The theme is simple and straightforward. We all want love so we can understand the storyline of the song. Fleetwood Mac did a fantastic job talking about finding love. If you are feeling lonely, this song may give you hope that you can find someone to love. It will also let you know that you’re not the only one who feels this way. Fans love the blend of rock and pop music. Fans of both genres will enjoy this song. Music from the 80s is great and still appreciated to this day. This song is no exception to that rule.
# 4 – Little Lies
“Little Lies” appears on their Tango in the Night album. The song came out in 1987. “Little Lies” peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The single also peaked at number one on the Adult Contemporary charts for four weeks. It was their last Top 10 hit in the US. The single is about a woman who is trying to move on from a relationship, but she can’t do it. She is having a hard time moving on. She wishes she could turn back time and change what happened between them, but she can’t. She resorts to believing his lies to cope. She wants him to tell her sweet “little lies” so she could move on with her life. He can’t lie to her forever. It can only be temporary.
“Little Lies” is a cathartic song that helps you deal with heartbreak. It teaches you about healing and letting go of a relationship that no longer works. Breaking up may be hard, but moving on can be worse. This song may help you move on from your painful breakup. People like to use music to help get them through things so this song could help you cope with everything you are dealing with because of your relationship.
Fans can appreciate this song because it talks about something they can understand. Fleetwood Mac always knows the right thing to say to help you deal with your relationship. Listening to them is like getting advice from a good friend. Fans of all ages will fall in love with this song. This is a song that can still captivate listeners years later. Long-time fans will recognize this song as soon as the beat starts.
# 3 – Hold Me
Coming in at number three on our list is “Hold Me” from their Mirage album. The song came out in 1982 and it peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The track was at number four for seven weeks. The song was their first one to peak in the Top five since 1977. “Hold Me” is a song about a relationship that’s not perfect, but they want to make it work. They assure each other that they have time, and they want to give each other their love. They want to dance with each other but aren’t sure which path to follow. Their relationship has problems, but they want to make it work. The couple want to hold each other and feel close to each other.
“Hold Me” is a tender song about a couple who want to make their relationship work. Their relationship may not be perfect, but they don’t want to lose what they have. This song is ideal for anyone in a turbulent relationship. This is the perfect song for the band to sing since they have turbulent relationships. The song feels personal and that’s what makes the fans want to invest in the band. They write from their personal experiences so we can feel like we are part of the story. This is one of their most beloved songs because fans love the timeless lyrics and infectious melodies. You will be instantly hooked by the song. It has such a lasting impact that it’s been covered by different artists. The song has been used in TV shows and movies. The song is still being played on radio stations today.
# 2 – Don’t Stop
The runner-up on our list is “Don’t Stop” from the Rumours album. The song was released in 1977. It peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The song is about moving on from tough times and believing that tomorrow will be a better day. It is important to stay optimistic and hopeful that things will get better. You should leave your past behind you and move forward to something better.
“Don’t Stop” is an uplifting anthem about hope. It encourages listeners to let go of the past and focus on the future. They want fans to be positive that things will get better. This song is for anyone who needs a pick me up. Fleetwood Mac wants fans to hang in there because things can always get better.
This is an excellent message for anyone doubting whether things will get better. If you are feeling low, this is a song you can play. It’s a comforting song that may restore your faith in positivity. This is a song with a timeless message that is still relevant to this day. Fans will find this message comforting. It is appealing to people of all backgrounds personally and professionally.
# 1 – Dreams
The number one song on our 10 Biggest Fleetwood Mac Hits list is “Dreams” from their Rumours album. The track came out in 1977. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It’s the only single they have that topped the Hot 100 charts. “Dreams” sold over one million copies. The song was given new life when it was used on TikTok. “Dreams” is about the end of a relationship. This is Stevie Nicks’ answer to the Lindsey Buckingham penned “Go Your Own Way.”
Stevie Nicks talked about him wanting freedom. Stevie Nicks wants him to follow his “dreams” but be aware that loneliness will come with it. He was only interested in her when it was convenient for him. She believes he will regret his actions one day. Stevie Nicks is struggling because she still feels drawn to him even though he won’t listen to her. Stevie Nicks feels he’s too busy selling “dreams” or lying to fix the problems between them.
“Dreams” is an angry anthem about a woman who is hurt by the man she loves. She feels he only uses her so she wants him to leave. The problem is that she still has feelings for him. This is familiar territory for anyone in a complex relationship like this one. The problems between Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham are legendary so it’s no surprise that they wrote songs about it. “Go Your Own Way” tells Lindsey Buckingham’s side of what happened between them.
“Dreams” gives Stevie Nicks a chance to tell her side of the story. The winners of this battle are the fans because we get a chance to hear both sides of the story. “Dreams” resonates with listeners because of the heartbreaking theme. Fans fell in love with this song. It’s one of their most popular songs and continues to be one of their most popular songs to this day. The song was so popular that it was revived in a TikTok video which helped introduce the song to new fans.
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