Christine McVie death: Fleetwood Mac singer and musician dies aged 79

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Christine McVie, the Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter and musician has died aged 79, her family announced Wednesday (30 November).

The family’s statement said McVie died peacefully in hospital, adding: “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”.

McVie joined Fleetwood Mac in 1971 after marrying bassist John McVie and left after 28 years in 1998 before returning in 2014.

She is behind a number of the legendary band’s biggest hits such as “Everywhere”, “Little Lies”, “Don’t Stop” and “Say You Love Me”.

In a statement, the band wrote: “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.”

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