Thanks To A Tweet, Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams' Is On The Charts Fleetwood Mac's 1977 song "Dreams" is sitting at No. 14 on a top rock chart because of its newfound popularity in Twitter memes.

Thanks To A Tweet, Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams' Is On The Charts

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Good morning, I'm David Greene.


FLEETWOOD MAC: (Singing) Thunder only happens when it's raining.

GREENE: Thunder only happens when it's raining, or apparently, when Twitter goes crazy over a meme. This song, "Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac, just exploded in popularity. According to Billboard, it hit No. 16 on the rock charts even though it's four decades old. People are streaming and downloading "Dreams" after video of a color guard dancing to the song went viral. Well, Fleetwood Mac, who am I to keep you down? It's MORNING EDITION.

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