Released in February of 1977, “Rumours” was the 11th studio album from the English rock band Fleetwood Mac.
While never released as a single, the song, “The Chain“, became a very popular album rock radio staple.
The song was the only one from the album credited to all five members of the band. However, it would appear that it was originally recorded by Stevie Nicks as a demo for the band to consider for the album.
Listen to the demo with Stevie’s haunting vocals accompanied by a single acoustic guitar: