She linked up with Fleetwood Mac after marrying its bass guitarist, John McVie, at a time when the band was being led by guitarist and founder Peter Green.

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“Chicken Shack used to open for [Fleetwood Mac],” she told The Guardian in June 2022.

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“I got to know John, fell in love with him and it was just sensational and exciting. Fleetwood Mac were fantastic and really funny.”

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The group underwent several member changes before Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham joined in 1974 and the band shot to super stardom.

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McVie wrote and/or sang several of their hits including “Don’t Stop,” “Over My Head,” “You Make Loving Fun” and “Say You Love Me.”

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Fleetwood Mac underwent some instability with both the ending of the McVies’ marriage, as well as Buckingham and Nicks’ personal relationship.

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Buckingham opted to leave the band and go solo in 1987, followed by Nicks who went solo in 1990.

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McVie also went solo and earlier this year released a compilation of her solo work titled “Songbird (A Solo Collection).”

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McVie died Wednesday after a short illness, according to a statement from her family.

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