Fleetwood Mac's 50 Greatest Songs

From British blues to California rock, from smooth sunshine to the most haunting breakup epics ever

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20. "I Know I'm Not Wrong"

"I Know I'm Not Wrong" sums up the eccentric basement-recording feel Buckingham brought to Tusk – a simple yet sublime Beach Boys–style melody over fuzz guitar. It sounds uncannily like the playful indie-rock sound of Nineties bands like Pavement. "Punk and New Wave had kicked in," Buckingham said. "It gave me a kick in the pants in terms of having the courage to try to shake things up a little bit." His bandmates gave him room to explore. As Fleetwood said, "If [a song] needs someone hitting a Kleenex box instead of me hitting snare drums, then we're going to hit the Kleenex box!"

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