Facts about Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' album

Facts about Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' album

Last year, the ‘Rumours’ album featured in the top 10 of the Rolling Stone’s ‘500 Greatest Albums of All Time‘ list. Here's what you need to know about the album on the anniversary of its Grammy win in 1978.

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Rumours album/ YouTube screenshot

The album ‘Rumours’ was released by Fleetwood Mac and it is one of the greatest albums of all time.

The classic album was released on 4 February 1977. 

It is the eleventh studio album by Fleetwood Mac and has 12 tracks. 

Some of the tracks include, 'Second Hand News', 'Songbird', 'Oh Daddy', and 'Go Your Own Way'. 

The album was well-received and sold over 10-million copies worldwide within just a month of its release.

To date, it has reportedly sold over 40-million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling albums of all time.

The won Album of the Year at the 1978 Grammy Awards. 

Another achievement is that in 2003, it was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Today’s Triple Shot features Fleetwood Mac in celebration of their Grammy win back on this day in 1978 for Album of the Year. The award recognised Ken Caillat and Richard Dashut (producers), and Fleetwood Mac (producers and artist) for 'Rumours'.

East Coast Gold is featuring three tracks off that album, including an early take of ‘Go Your Own Way’ on Tuesday, 23 February. 

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