Description by @rowemore
Kirk does great music commentary, helping you understand what makes a song "good." This episode is inspired by the viral "Guy Skateboarding to Fleetwood Mac" video. I love the classic album "Rumours" because my dad used to play it in the '70s, so it's fun to hear people discuss Fleetwood Mac in 2020. Good podcast!
Thunder only happens when it's raining, and Strong Songs only crams two songs into an episode when it's super warranted.
This episode warrants just such a pairing, with a focus on two tunes by the great Fleetwood Mac. First there's the collaboratively written group-sing stomper "The Chain," and then comes Stevie Nicks' heartbeat anthem "Dreams." Both were featured on the band's classic 1977 album Rumors, and both have more than stood the test of time.
"The Chain" was written by Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, and John McVie.
"Dreams" was written by Stevie Nicks.
Album: Rumors (1977)
OUTRO SOLOIST: Kyle Molitor
Kyle is a Portland-based trombonist who plays in all sorts of bands, and the dude can really get it done. Find him on Instagram @tbonemolitor and check out his upcoming single here: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/kylemolitor/the-jazz-feat-toranpetto
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