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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13. "You Make Loving Fun"

In 1976, Christine McVie's patience with husband John's alcoholism reached its end, and she started dating the band's lighting director Curry Grant. The exaltation of that new relationship can be heard on "You Make Loving Fun," a buoyantly funk-infused snapshot of a woman availing herself of rock-star sexual freedom. (To protect John's feelings, Christine told him it was about her dog.) Rumours co-producer Ken Caillat was amazed during the session for "You Make Loving Fun," when he witnessed Buckingham and Nicks get into a vicious argument while recording backing vocals, then pause and nail their parts perfectly.

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