December 31, 2022 – 6:04 am

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CHRISTINE McVIE R.I.P. 1943 - 2022

Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie has died on November 30 at the age of 79, her family has said. A statement on Facebook said: “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 30, 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.”

The British American rock band, founded in London in 1967, sold more than 100m records worldwide, making them one of the most successful groups ever. Their best-known songs include Dreams, Go Your Own Way and Everywhere.

The band paid tribute to the singer-songwriter McVie in a statement on Wednesday night following news of her death. “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.”

The statement on Twitter continued: “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.”

Despite its tumultuous history, Fleetwood Mac became one of the best-known rock bands of the 1970s and 80s, comprising Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, as well as Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.

Nicks posted a handwritten note on Instagram to pay tribute. “A few hours ago I was told that my best friend in the whole world since the first day of 1975 had passed away,” she wrote. “I didn’t even know she was ill… until late Saturday night. I wanted to be in London; I wanted to get to London - but we were told to wait.”

Fleetwood wrote that McVie had “left us earthbound folks to listen with bated breath to the sounds of that ‘songbird’… reminding one and all that love is all around us to reach for and touch in this precious life that is gifted to us. Part of my heart has flown away today.”

McVie’s death comes two years after Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green died at the age of 73. -

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The Perfect Mix – Live 1971-1997 [no label, 1CD]

Various dates and venues. Mix of FM, soundboard and audience recordings.

Thanks to mjcrossuk for sharing the tracks at Dime.

mjcrossuk noted:

All the tracks have been normalized and mixed so it sounds more of less like one continuous concert.
All tracks are FM/sbd/pre-FM except two (tracks 15 and 16) are audience.
Thanks to all the Fleetwood Mac uploaders.
Thanks to stuartw for uploading “Maine Road” at my request.
Thanks to Professor Goody for speed-correcting “I’d Rather Go Blind.”

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Various > EAC > Sound Forge 8.0 > CDWave

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (320 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

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Track 01. I’d Rather Go Blind - 1971-02-19 Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA 4:02
02. Why - 1974-12-15 Record Plant, Sausalito, CA - Omitted *
Track 03. Spare Me A Little - 1975-10-17 Capital Theatre, Passaic, New Jersey 4:19
Track 04. Oh Daddy - 1977-5-18 Fairgrounds Arena, Oklahoma City, OK 4:47
Track 05. Say You Love Me - 1977-5-21 Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN 4:08
Track 06. Over My Head - 1977-5-21 Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN 3:35
Track 07. Over and Over - 1979-11-6 Checker Dome, st. Louis, MO 5:00
Track 08. Got A Hold On Me - 1983-12-16 The Country Club, Reseda, CA 3:43
Track 09. Love Will Show Us How - 1983-12-16 The Country Club, Reseda, CA 5:08
Track 10. Everywhere - 1987-12-10 Selland Arena, Fresno, CA 3:12
Track 11. Little Lies - 1987-12-10 Selland Arena, Fresno, CA 4:06
Track 12. Save Me - 1990-8-25 Maine Road Football Ground, Manchester, UK 4:40
Track 13. You Make Loving Fun - 1997-10-17 Irvine Meadows Ampitheatre, Irvine, CA 3:55
Track 14. Don’t Stop - 1997-10-17 Irvine Meadows Ampitheatre, Irvine, CA 5:00
Track 15. Songbird - 1977-6-29 MSG, NYC 3:49
Track 16. The Farmer’s Daughter - 1997-9-30 Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, NJ 2:23
17. Love In Store - 1982 Mirage Outtake - Omitted *
62 mins

* Omitted - official release
Why - Disc 8 of “Fleetwood Mac 1969-1974″
Love in Store - Mirage reissue

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  1. 8 Responses to “CHRISTINE McVIE - THE PERFECT MIX [LIVE 1971 - 1997]”

  2. Thanks, Big O!

    By peacenluvmaaan on Dec 31, 2022

  3. Pia Zadora has a l’l ‘un, if you look real closely at her snatch, you can still see it. Up near the top, see??

    By Yummy on Jan 1, 2023

  4. I love her so much. I want to dig her up and play her music from my wonderful collection of rare and hip vinyl. She would be so impressed and would love my website.

    Now, where is that spade?

    By swappers (you know the real one) on Jan 3, 2023

  5. . . . . . . . . nope . . . . . . . . pas moi

    By swappers on Jan 3, 2023

  6. fucko off swap errrr

    By HHH on Jan 3, 2023

  7. Rumor has it Christine preferred Big Uns

    By U L E on Jan 4, 2023

  8. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Jan 4, 2023

  9. My small Un

    By U L E on Jan 4, 2023

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