Fleetwood Mac – You make loving fun 1977 LIVE Full version


You Make Loving Fun, the fourth single from Rumours, is definitely one of the songs that made Fleetwood Mac who they are today. When performed live, You Make Loving Fun always gets the crowd going and usually gets a “Christine McVie” shout from Lindsey Buckingham for the recognition she deserves. Its funky keyboards and outstanding harmonies make the song unique and a favorite of many Fleetwood mac fans. In one of the few optimistic songs on Rumours, Christine tells us of her love affair of Fleetwood Mac’s then lighting director, Curry Grant. While going through a rough break-up at the time with John McVie, Curry gave her something special; he made her feel valued and, of course, loved. Curry seemed to have been just what Christine needed at the time, somebody to love, and somebody to love her. “Sweet, wonderful you, you make me happy with the things you do”, shows how much she adores Curry and how well he treats her. 

When she sings, “I never did believe in miracles, but I have a feeling its time to try. I never did believe in the ways of magic, but I’m beginning to wonder why”, it shows Christine is experiencing emotions she has never felt before. Curry is so important to her that in him she finds miracles and magic. She continues with, “Don’t, don’t break the spell”, letting us know she doesn’t want this “magic” to ever end, that she’s happy and content with Curry. Curry made loving fun for Christine, something John may or may not have done for her. Either way, she had found the kind of love she was looking for with him and it was fun.

Sweet wonderful you,
You make me happy with the things you do,
Oh, can it be so,
This feeling follows me wherever I go.

I never did believe in miracles,
But I’ve a feeling it’s time to try,
I never did believe in the ways of magic,
But I’m beginning to wonder why.

Don’t, don’t break the spell,
It would be different and you know it will,
You, you make loving fun,
And I don’t have to tell you but you’re the only one.

You make loving fun.
You make loving fun.

http://www.fleetwoodmac.net/penguin/interpretations/y/youmakelovingfun.htm 

6 responses to “Fleetwood Mac – You make loving fun 1977 LIVE Full version

  1. I adore Fleetwood Mac. I remember when ‘Rumors’ first came out. It was so hauntingly different with Stevie Nicks unique voice, the band itself, and the simple, elegant costumes they wore. This takes me way back in time. 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

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    • I appreciate your comment, orples, and am glad that what I do brings joy and memories of happy times, when time was a little more available, even if the Earth was spinning at almonst the same speed. Happy memories indeed. next I will repost “Never going back again, the version that brins so much closure, to events that occur in our lives, and to which all we can do is adapt, keeping a memory with a light heart, always gaining more wisdom after every breath we take.

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  2. Thank you for this trivia. I have always adored Christie McVie and thought the lyrics to this song interesting. Now I understand and appreciate even more.

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    • You’re very welcome, I’m glad that you enjoy your visit! I for one am a fun of Fleetwood Mac (but then I enjoy ay good music). I enjoy “Never going back again” later versions, which I posted a while ago. Come back soon!

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