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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48. "The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)"

Written by Peter Green shortly before he left Fleetwood Mac, this miasmic proto-metal blues freakout was inspired by a dream that Green had while on mescaline, in which he was visited by a green dog that represented money. "It took me at least two years to recover from that song," Green recalled. "When I listened to it, there was so much power there, it exhausted me." 

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