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Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac RIP

This one hurts. She was incredible!
Vin53 · M
The difference between Fleetwood Mac's music and Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham's solo work was her. She lifted both of them higher than they could ever go themselves.

Plus the story behind "You make loving fun" is hilarious.
uncalled4 · 56-60, M
@Vin53 Ah yes. Ha ha.
@Vin53 Under her former last name of Perfect, she could do it without accompaniment. She was truly Fleetwood Mac. There will never be another like her
Vin53 · M
I think she always thought of music making being bigger than just her own performing. Her idea of music was so much bigger.

DragonFruit · 61-69, M
A great talent as a singer and keyboard player, and apparently a good person as well.
RIP Christine McVie.
uncalled4 · 56-60, M
One more thought on this. in 1980/81 I was in the 8th grade. I had just begun. My assigned seat in homeroom was right next to the biggest a-hole in school and he decided to target me. I went home and told my parents I wasn't going back.

We were all seated at the kitchen table, discussing it. My dad was trying to strike up a deal with me when all of a sudden, "Don't Stop" started playing in my head. Now, I'm not an optimistic person, but that song spoke to me then and there. "If you wake up and don't want to smile/if it takes just a little while/open your eyes and look at the day/you'll see things in a different way/don't stop thinking about tomorrow/don't stop/it'll soon be here/It'll be better than before/yesterday's gone, yesterday's gone/why not think about times to come/and not about the things that you've done/if your life was bad to you/just think what tomorrow will do" I recited it like scripture(I actually just typed that all from memory) and that was the trick.
I returned to school the next day.

That bully eventually found someone else to bother. I can't exactly recall what happened after, I know they sat him up at the front, which he [i]hated[/i].

This is how music becomes part of people's lives. Thank you, Christine, thank you.
EmilyMom · 51-55, F
yes it does - RIP
uncalled4 · 56-60, M
@EmilyMom I won't be able to get through this song for the forseeable future.
Yes, she was indeed. Beautiful voice. 😞
Vin53 · M
Just a beautiful soul all around. God Speed lovely lady.

Vin53 · M
This sucks. She had so much talent. Her part in Fleetwood Mac was irreplaceable. Ok, off to cry now (for her and my youth).
LunarOrbit · 56-60, M
Sad. She had the charisma of an angel.
She was no Stevie
No. 1: Karen Carpenter
No. 2: Chrstine McVie

Angels among us.
Dino11 · M
Awww, did not know she was not well. 😔
Pfuzylogic · M
She was 79.
Time flies so quickly.
Agreed, a class act :(
From what ?
OverTheHill · 56-60, M
uncalled4 · 56-60, M
I'll bet some don't know that she was involved with the first 2 versions of this song (including the hit version):
Bang5luts · M
Rip witchy woman no. 2
uncalled4 · 56-60, M
I walked around my work misty the whole time. It was so hard not to openly cry.
uncalled4 · 56-60, M
When Stevie and Lindsey come in with harmonies, wow. Other-worldly 😢 Miss you Christine.
uncalled4 · 56-60, M
The next several years are going to be tough as hell.

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