Family Man (Fleetwood Mac song)
|Single by Fleetwood Mac|
|from the album Tango in the Night|
|B-side||"Down Endless Street"|
|Released||December 1987 (UK) / April 2, 1988 (US)|
|Writer(s)||Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut|
|Producer(s)||Lindsey Buckingham, Richard Dashut|
|Fleetwood Mac UK Singles chronology|
"Family Man" is a song by Fleetwood Mac from their 1987 album Tango in the Night. It was written by Lindsey Buckingham and Richard Dashut. In the USA, the song was released as the fifth single from the album as the follow-up to "Everywhere". It charted in March 1988, and reached #90 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart.
In the UK, it was released as the fourth single following "Little Lies" and charted at #91 on 19 December 1987, going on to peak at #54 on 19 January 1988. "Family Man" was released as a special Limited Edition box set featuring the 7" single, plus two prints by Susan Young and Christine Tongue. The 12" included several mixes of "Family Man" as well as the album track, "You and I, Part 2". It is also thought to be one of the first Fleetwood Mac singles to be featured on the CD single format, with 1-track promo-copies of the original album version known to be in existence.
The song is also featured on both the UK and US versions of the 2002 release The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac.
12" US single (Warner Brothers Records 0-20842)
- "Family Man" (Extended vocal remix) 8:30
- "Family Man" (I'm a Jazz Man dub) 8:52
- "Family Man" (Extended guitar remix) 6:26
- "Family Party" (Bonus Beats) 4:36
- "Down Endless Street" 4:24
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||83|
|UK Singles Chart||54|
|US Billboard Hot 100||90|
|US Adult Contemporary Chart||23|
|German Top 40 Singles Chart||29|
|Netherlands Top 40 Singles Chart||23|
- Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
- John McVie – bass guitar
- Christine McVie – synthesizer
- Lindsey Buckingham – guitars, drum programming, synthesizer, lead and backing vocals
- "The Official Charts Company - Family Man by Fleetwood Mac Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013.
- The Great Rock Discography, 6th Edition, Martin C. Strong. ISBN 1-84195-312-1.
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