Oh Daddy

Songfacts®:

  • Christine McVie wrote this song about the band's drummer, Mick Fleetwood. The band was going through a lot of turmoil, as Christine and John McVie were having relationship issues as were Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham. Describing the mood of the sessions, Rumours co-producer Richard Dashut said (in Q magazine): "Defenses were wearing thin and they were quick to open up their feelings. Instead of going to friends to talk it out, their feelings were vented through their music: the album was about the only thing they had left."

    Mick Fleetwood was key in keeping the band together, which is why he is called "Daddy" in this song. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ally - Phoenix, AZ

Comments: 2

  • Tony from Chicago, Ilreally graet deep track! good melody and great vibes!!!!!
  • Lalah from Wasilla, AkI am so glad to know that Christine didn't write this to her ex, John. I always thought it was a beautiful confession song about knowing you need that person you fell in love with. I guess it works both ways. Christine's voice and musical talents are grossly underrated. She had a successful career of her own before McVie under her maiden name, Perfect.
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