Fleetwood Mac Rumours album cover

Viral meme sends ‘Dreams,’ ‘Rumours’ up the charts

“Dreams,” the Number One single from Fleetwood Mac’s iconic 1977 album Rumours, returns to the charts this week, according to Billboard Magazine — thanks to a meme showing The Golden Girls color guard dancing to the song. The tweet posted by i m m i g r ❀ n t @bottledfleet has received thousands of likes and retweets since March 22. In the original video, which was taken last year, The Golden Girls are dancing to the beat of the Alcorn State University Marching Band.

“Dreams” re-emerges at Number 14 on the Hot Rock Songs chart for the weekending April 7, 2018. The reaction to the Twitter post also bumps up Rumours on the Top Rock Albums chart, from 21-13 with 7,000 equivalent album units, up 12 percent, according to Billboard.

Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart
(Billboard)