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Album cover parody of Tango in the Night by Fleetwood Mac
Parody album cover
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This is the most recent information about Fleetwood Mac that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Fleetwood Mac, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Fleetword Mac, Fleetwood Mac (written by Christine McVie), Fleetwood Mac with Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks), Fleetwood Mac (Lindsey Buckingham)

Jokes:

Q: What does Stevie Nicks order when she goes to McDonald's? A: A Fleetwood Mac & Cheese
Submitted by: Dani
 

Band Name Origins:

  • Short for "Fleetwood McVie" for the drummer and bass player. Band founder Peter Green refused to name the band after himself, so it wound up being named after the rhythm section. Submitted by: Chrys Jordan
  • When the band started as a 4-piece they went by the name Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac featuring Jeremy Spencer incorporating the names of all of the band. Eventually it was truncated to the more catchy Fleetwood Mac. Thats what it says in the sleeve notes of the BBC recordings CD anyway. Submitted by: Matt

Better Off Solo?:

Name
New Career
Comments & Submitter Name
"Bob Welch""He was a founding member of the Mac until he embarked on a solo career that included the hits "Sentimental Lady" and "Ebony Eyes"." - rocky
"Lindsey Buckingham""His was a hit making singer and songwriter." - rocky
"Stevie Nicks""Her records sales speaks for themselves. " - rocky

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Grow Your Own Weed""Go Your Own Way"Raphael
"Vampire State""Empire State"Halloweena Jolie

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Gold Dust Woman,"Women are not made of or supply gold dust!Christy McDaniel
"Sisters Of The Moon,"The moon doesn't have siblings.Yvette Bristle
"Gold Dust Woman,"Women can't be made out of dustThatAwesomeGuy

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Who Owns My Heart?," Miley Cyrus"Rhiannon," Fleetwood Mac
"Kung Fu Fighting," Carl Douglas"Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)," Fleetwood Mac
"I Will Follow," U2"As Long As You Follow," Fleetwood Mac
"Keep On Going," Fleetwood Mac"Don't Stop," Fleetwood Mac
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Albatoss" originally "Albatross"
A Bob-Omb-toting enemy in Super Mario Bros. 2!
Isac
"Reams" originally "Dreams"
Serafina
"The Chai" originally "The Chain"
as in Chai tea, or Chai tea latte!
Serafina
"The Chin" originally "The Chain"
Serafina
"Murrow Turning Over In His Rave" originally "Murrow Turning Over In His Grave"
Marilyn Westbury

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Little Lieds" originally "Little Lies"
A lied(pronounced leed) is a type of german song
Lefty Lucy
"Think About Med" originally "Think About Me"
Don't forget your medications.
Camilla Talking Bird
"Think About Mel" originally "Think About Me"
Serafina
"Think About Meg" originally "Think About Me"
Serafina
"Think About Mae" originally "Think About Me"
Serafina

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"I Don't Want To Snow" originally "I Don't Want To Know"
Peter
"Over My Lead" originally "Over My Head"
Can be pronounced two ways/have two meanings.
Andy
"Over My Heat" originally "Over My Head"
Eric
"Over My Herd" originally "Over My Head"
Orville Beddenrocker
"Warm Days" originally "Warm Ways"
Particularly during the summer.
Serafina

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Mar 15
a parody of "Silver Springs" by Fleetwood Mac
Written in 2008, and recorded that same year, Dave's original performance was one of eh-let's get it over with. Revisiting all these classics is giving me lots of new fun ideas, not sure when I'm going to be ready to jump back in the fray, but this was a fun one this time around.
Soundclick: (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Rhiannon""Miasma"Plumb Bob
"Landslide""Second Waterslide"John Lomain
"Landslide""Waterslide (The Nudist Song)"John Lomain
"Riannon""Congressmen"pssst3
"Songbird""Anniversary of Chris Farley's Death"2LD4U
"Go Your Own Way""Dennis Miller's Wife is Slim Paley! (How Can I Compare to HER)?"2LD4U
"Fire Flies""Sequestration Lies"CryHavoc
"Everywhere""(I want a VDU) Everywhere"Phil Alexander
"Landslide""Dennis Miller's Failed AMA on Reddit.com"2LD4U
"The Chain""Put Y'All Back In Chains"Steve Kalafut

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Family ManPopeye (TV)JC Foster
Big LoveViagraEd
Little LiesRe-Elect Bill ClintonRobert

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
TuskUCLA Fan ClubPaul Warren
LandslideJohn McCain's ResidenceAndrew
Tell Me LiesMarriage CounsellingJohn
Goodbye BabyAbortion ClinicRachel
Tell Me LiesThe White Housepurplechick
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Everytime You Go Away
   Paul Young
Go Your Own Way
   Fleetwood Mac
Everytime You Go Your Own Way
Serafina
Shattered
   The Rolling Stones
Dreams
   Fleetwood Mac
Shattered Dreams
Could've saved Johnny Hates Jazz some work?
Jennifer
Say Say Say
   Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
Say You Love Me
   Fleetwood Mac
Say Say Say You Love Me
Yes, I love you, but you don't have to stutter.
Victoria
Go Insane
   Lindsey Buckingham
Go Your Own Way
   Fleetwood Mac
Go Insane Your Own Way
Edward
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

The Fleetwoods Mac
The Fleetwoods combined with Fleetwood Mac
If Mick Fleetwood had a wife in the band instead of John McVie.
Submitted By: Rocky Rhodes
Pat Fleetwood Been A Tarmac
Pat Benatar combined with Fleetwood Mac
Why not? It's a less outlandish claim than "Jimmy Eat World"!
Submitted By: Amy Grunt
Apple Mac
Fiona Apple combined with Fleetwood Mac
Submitted By: neptunevsmars
Fleetwood Macklemore
Fleetwood Mac combined with Macklemore
Submitted By: Candy Welty

There are additional Fleetwood Mac Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Peacekeeper"
Misheard Lyrics:
When your night is cold as steel
When you thought you had your feel
Original Lyrics:
When your night is cold and still
When you thought you had your fill
"Say You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because I'm getting weaker, weaker every weekday.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm getting weaker, weaker every day.
"Say You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
A pretty baby, just when I thought it was over.
Original Lyrics:
Have pity, baby, just when I thought it was over.
"Say You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
A busky baby, on a cool girl like me.
Original Lyrics:
Have mercy, baby, on a poor girl like me.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"The Chain"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't break the chair
Original Lyrics:
You can't break the chain

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

It's a fact that people can't break a chair, but that's not the right words to the song.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Little lies"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Tell me lies
Why They're Repetitive:
It's weird, it isn't the songs actual title.
Submitted by: Mads
"Second Hand News"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Bow, bow, bow, bow, bow. Bow, bow, bow, bow......
Why They're Repetitive:
In this song one word repeated countless times = the entire chorus
Submitted by: The Triple F-Rated Coffee Stirrer

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Landslide"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
If you see my reflection in the snow covered hills...
Why They're Nonsensical:
Snow doesn't reflect, Stevie. Your ex-beau could stare at those hills for the entire winter and never once see your reflection. Come to think of it, even if snow did reflect, the reflection he'd see would be his own, so what was the point of that line?
Submitted by: Brian D. Smith
"Gold Dust Woman"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Rock on gold dust woman,
take your silver spoon,
and dig your grave.
Why They're Nonsensical:
I'm not sure if Stevie was high when she wrote this, but this song was about her drug abuse.
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"Little Lies"
The Insincere Lyrics:
tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies
Why They're Insincere:
why would you want to be told lies, knowing they were lies, and what is so sweet about a known lie.?
Submitted by: joe schmoe
"Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow"
The Insincere Lyrics:
Try not to think about the time to come
Why They're Insincere:
Look at the title of the song, Einstein!
Submitted by: Salwar Kameez

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"Second-Hand News"
The Dirty Lyrics:
Won't you lay me down in the tall grass and let me do my stuff?
Why They're Dirty:
Uh, just what kind of "stuff" are you going to be doing there, Stevie?
Submitted by: Raphael
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Gypsy"
The Lyrics:
So I'm back to the velvet underground
Who They Mention:
The Velvet Underground
Submitted by: Sutch
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Brown Eyes"
Opening Lines:
You look at me with those brown eyes.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Gold Dust Woman"
Opening Lines:
Rock on, gold dust woman.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Scary Song Lyrics:

"Silver Springs"
The Lyrics:
I will follow you down
'Til the sound of my voice will haunt you
You will never get away
from the sound of the woman that loves you
Why:
The woman that loves you...or a psychotic stalker?? You decide.
Submitted by: Patti
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Al Bat Ross" originally "Albatross"
Why did Al do that to Ross?
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"What Makes Youth Ink You're The One" originally "What Makes You Think You're The One"
Submitted by: Rhoda Dohr
"Bi Glove" originally "Big Love"
Submitted by: Patricia McClure

Band Name Anagrams:

Wet Camel Food Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
Cafe Model Two Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
Do Welcome Fat Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
Fowl Meat Code Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
Wet Flood Came Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"As You Move Lye" originally "Say You Love Me"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Love Seamy You" originally "Say You Love Me"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"You Love My Sea" originally "Say You Love Me"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Aye, Lousy Move!" originally "Say You Love Me"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"You See My Oval" originally "Say You Love Me"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Lyrics Pronunciation:

"Dreams"
The Lyrics:
When the rain washes you clean, you'll know
Why:
Stevie Nicks puts the stress on the second syllable of "washes" rather than on the first, which used to make me think she was saying "When the rain won't shoes you clean, you'll know," and I used to think it was funny.
Submitted by: Melissa Leo the Lion
 

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Oh Well" Length: 9:00
This may be Fleetwood Mac's longest song to date and the most experimental for them as well.
Submitted by: Paul Warren

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Doled Gust Woman" originally "Gold Dust Woman"
Submitted by: Allison O'Silla

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Go Your Own Way"
The Lyrics:
You can go your own way.
(Go your own way.)
You can call it another lonely day.
Why:
Lindsey Buckingham wrote the song when he and Stevie Nicks had broken up. The entire album "Rumours" is about the bad relationships that every member of Fleetwood Mac was going through.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Meetflood Wac originally "Fleetwood Mac"
Submitted by: dizzymojo
Mackwood Fleet originally "Fleetwood Mac"
Submitted by: Rocky
Meetwood Flack originally "Fleetwood Mac"
Submitted by: Kayla Stewart

Missing Parts:

"Second Hand News"
No mention of first hand news?
Submitted by: Lucille Bowling Ball

Bad Ringtone Choices:

"Little Lies"
The Lyrics:
Tell me, tell me, tell me lies.
Why:
"Tell me lies" would not be the best ringtone to come from a cop's phone while interrogating a suspect.
Submitted by: Kathy
 

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