Christine McVie’s Genius Made Fleetwood Mac Concert Film ‘The Dance’ Sing

Fleetwood Mac lost one of its leading lights on November 30 with the passing of vocalist Christine McVie at age 79 after a short illness.

She joined the band under the name Christine Perfect in 1968 and was the vocal and lyrical force behind hits like “Don’t Stop,” “Everywhere,” “You Make Loving Fun,” and “Little Lies,” each an all-time earworm in rock music history.Fleetwood Mac was fractious with break-ups, shake-ups, and diva personalities to spare, but none of that can touch half a century’s worth of brilliant music.

It defined their legacy back to the late-1960s with albums like their self-titled release, “Rumours,” and “Tusk,” which made the band iconic.In recent decades, McVie appeared on stage in different iterations of the band’s lineup.

Her penultimate appearance alongside her bandmates in full form — before their 2015 reunion — was in 1997, when Fleetwood Mac memorialized its performance with the live album and concert film,

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