Legendary Fleetwood Mac singer and keyboardist Christine McVie has handed away at 79, in accordance with an announcement from her household.
“She handed away peacefully at hospital this morning … following a brief sickness,” the assertion reads. “She was within the firm of her household. We kindly as that you simply respect the household’s privateness at this extraordinarily painful time, and we want everybody to maintain Christine of their hearts and bear in mind the lifetime of an unimaginable human being, and revered musician who was beloved universally.”
In remembrance, hear McVie’s most well-known Fleetwood Mac songs on Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame Radio (Ch. 310), Traditional Rewind (Ch. 25), Deep Tracks (Ch. 27), and 70s on 7 (Ch. 7). Moreover, SiriusXM is honoring McVie’s reminiscence throughout tonight’s episode of Suggestions on Faction Discuss (Ch. 103) and VOLUME (Ch. 780) from 7–9pm ET.
“There aren’t any phrases to explain our disappointment on the passing of Christine McVie,” Fleetwood Mac shared. “She was really one-of-a-kind, particular and gifted past measure. She was the perfect musician anybody may have of their band and the perfect pal anybody may have of their life. We had been so fortunate to have a life together with her. Individually and collectively, we cherished Christine deeply and are grateful for the superb recollections we now have. She can be so very missed.”
Born in 1943 and raised close to Birmingham, McVie’s skilled music profession began at age 24 when she joined a blues band known as Hen Shack. She married Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie in 1968 and formally joined the group two years later following the discharge of her first solo album, Christine Excellent.
In Fleetwood Mac, McVie penned mega-hits like “You Make Loving Enjoyable” and “Over My Head” on record-breaking albums like Fleetwood Mac and Rumours. She launched her self-titled sophomore solo album in 1984 and was inducted with Fleetwood Mac into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 1998.
In June of 2022, McVie launched SONGBIRD, a compilation album of remastered songs from two of her solo albums plus two beforehand unreleased studio recordings.
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— Christine McVie (@christine_mcvie) November 30, 2022