Christine McvieThe British hitmaker and keyboardist who rose to fame in the 1970s as a member of Fleetwood Mac died Wednesday, the band and her family said. She was 79 years old.
McVie died “peacefully” while in hospital “after a brief illness,” according to a family statement posted on McVie’s social media.
In another statement from Fleetwood Mac, the legendary band called McVie, who joined the group behind “Rumours” in 1970 and wrote many hits, “Truly one of a kind, A special and immeasurable talent.”
“She was the best musician anyone could ever have in a band and the best friend anyone could ever have in life.
“She will be very lonely.”
Born in England on July 12, 1943, Christine Ann Perfect began her early rock career when an artist studying sculpture met musicians from the British blues scene.
In 1967, she joined the blues band Chicken Shack, met regularly with Fleetwood Mac, and recorded the latter band’s second album, Mr. Wonderful.
She married member and bassist John McVie in 1968 and officially joined the group in 1970, becoming a staple as lyricist, lead vocalist and keyboardist.
When the group expanded to America and was joined by Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, McVie wrote many hits from their 1975 self-titled album, including “Over My Head” and “Say You Love Me.” I was.
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