Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie dead at age 79

Singer-songwriter and keyboardist Christine McVie — best known for her long tenure in the massively successful classic rock band Fleetwood Mac, and for penning some of their most iconic radio hits, including “Don’t Stop,” “You Make Loving Fun,” “Say You Love Me,” “Hold Me,” “Everywhere” and “Little Lies” — has died at age 79.
The news was announced Wednesday via Facebook, with a statement that read: “On behalf of Christine McVie’s family, it is with a heavy heart we are informing you of Christine’s death. She passed away peacefully at hospital this morning, Wednesday, November 30th 2022, following a short illness. She was in the company of her family.
We kindly ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this extremely painful time, and we would like everyone to keep Christine in their hearts and remember the life of an incredible human being, and revered musician who was loved universally. RIP Christine McVie.”
Fleetwood Mac also released their own official statement:
“There are no words to describe our sadness at the passing of Christine McVie. She was truly one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure. She was the best musician anyone could have in their band and the best friend anyone could have in their life. We were so lucky to have a life with her. Individually and together, we cherished Christine deeply and are thankful for the amazing memories we have. She will be so very missed.”
(Yahoo Music)

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