Rolling Stone’s ‘500 Greatest Songs’ Podcast Dives into Iconic Fleetwood Mac Breakup Ballad “Dreams”

In the first episode of Rolling Stone's '500 Greatest Songs' podcast, hosts Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield dive into the making of Fleetwood Mac's iconic breakup ballad, "Dreams." The episode explores the enduring popularity and behind-the-scenes drama of the song, making it a must-listen for music lovers.

Rolling Stone’s highly anticipated ‘500 Greatest Songs’ podcast has finally kicked off, and it’s starting off with a bang. The first episode features a deep dive into Fleetwood Mac’s iconic breakup ballad, “Dreams,” written by the legendary Stevie Nicks.

Hosted by Rolling Stone writers Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield, the podcast will explore each entry on the magazine’s popular and controversial list. With over 50 years of music history to cover, the podcast is sure to spark lively debates and discussions among music fans.

The first episode delves into the making of “Dreams,” which was released in 1977 as part of Fleetwood Mac’s critically acclaimed album, Rumours. The song was written by Nicks during a tumultuous time in her personal life, as she was going through a breakup with bandmate Lindsey Buckingham.

Spanos and Sheffield discuss the song’s enduring popularity and its impact on the music industry. “Dreams” has been covered by numerous artists and has been featured in popular TV shows and movies, solidifying its place as a timeless classic.

The podcast also explores the behind-the-scenes drama and dynamics within the band during the recording of Rumours, which only adds to the emotional depth of “Dreams.”

Fans of Fleetwood Mac and music lovers in general will not want to miss this in-depth look at one of the greatest songs of all time. Stay tuned for future episodes of the ‘500 Greatest Songs’ podcast, as Spanos and Sheffield continue to explore the stories behind some of the most iconic songs in music history.

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