Christine McVie Reunites With Fleetwood Mac For Tour
Christine McVie joined Fleetwood Mac in 1970. She is the pen, and the voice behind classics like “Over my Head,” Don’t Stop,” “You Make Lovin’ Fun,” and the longtime concert favorite, “Songbird.” Christine departed after their 1997 tour that produced the ban’s multi-platinum live album, “The Dance.” She was on hand when “The Mac” was inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. The other members, Mick Fleetwood, Christine’s ex husband, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham continued without her. During that time, they’ve doon several tours, but produced only one album, “Say You Will,” in 2003. I’ve had the good fortune to see Fleetwood Mac perform in Baton Rouge in 1982, Houston in 1997, and Shreveport/ Bossier in 2003. I was lucky enough to meet them that night.
The band has a long history of interpersonal struggle, and creative differences, but has produced some of the most memorable music of an entire generation. They’ve released 14 albums over their 46 year history, including the classic “Fleetwood Mac,” “Rumours.” Tusk,”& ‘Tango in the Night.”
It’s just been announced, Christine rejoins the band after a 16 year absence. The band hits the road this fall, kicking off their tour September 30th, in Minneapolis. The closest date to Acadiana is December 15th, at the Toyota Center in Houston. That might be worth the trip…