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LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 21: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY; NO COMMERCIAL USE) Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 21, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

In 1977, Fleetwood Mac was going through quite a bit of turmoil off the stage. Break ups and other devastating life events plagued the band. But those painful moments lent themselves to one of the most iconic albums ever in rock history. Rumours has sold over 40 million copies worldwide, and landed Fleetwood Mac the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1978.

In an interview, Stevie Nicks describes the events that surrounded the writing of the one of the album’s singles. Dreams was Fleetwood Mac’s one and only Number 1 hit. And Nicks says she wrote it in about 10 minutes.

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