R.I.P. Christine McVie. Her family announced the passing of the 79 year old keyboardist, singer and songwriter of Fleetwood mac today in an announcement that read in part. " we would like everyone to kee Christine in their hearts and remember the life of an incredicle human being, and revered musician who was loved universally." Founding drummer and band namesake Mick Fleetwood posted, "This is a day where my dear sweet Friend Christine McVie has taken to flight.. and left us earthbound folks to listen with bated breath to the sounds of that “song bird”….. reminding one and all that love is all around us to reach for and touch in this precious life that is gifted to us.
Part of my heart has flown away today..
I will miss everything about you
Memories abound.. they fly to me.
Born Christine Perfect on July 14, 1943, she took the last name of her husband and Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. She joined the group in 1971 and reunited with them in 2024 following a long hiatus. Rock In Peace, Christine.