Australian singles chart:
Don’t Stop entered the Kent Music Report on 29 August 1977 and peaked at #30.
The song is on Rumours which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 14 February 1977. It was #1 for a total of 8 weeks.
Fleetwood Mac, Richard Dashut, Ken Caillat
Record label of Australian release:
Christine McVie wrote this about leaving the past behind. She and John McVie (Fleetwood Mac’s bass player) were splitting up, which inspired the lyrics. This caused some awkward moments, since John had to play a song written about him. Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks were also going through a breakup and writing songs about each other (Go Your Own Way, Dreams), and Mick Fleetwood was going through a divorce. All the tension in the studio didn’t seem to hurt – Rumours is one of the best-selling albums of all time.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/fleetwood-mac/dont-stop
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