Go, go, go.
Items belonging to the late Fleetwood Mac member Christine McVie have raised huge sums at an event this weekend. Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills.
Two of the singer/keyboardist’s outfits sold: a vintage maxi number she wore for her Rumors album fetched $56,250, and a polka dot chiffon dress worn by McVie at the 1976 Rock Music Awards fetched $31,250.
Its instruments and stage equipment—including McVie’s Leslie trumpet and its microphones, two organs and an electric baby grand piano—brought nearly $200,000.
Guitars and bass guitars of John McVie, the ex-husband of the “Songbird” writer, were also auctioned and sold for $250,000.
by Mick Fleetwood symbolic wooden balls Cover of “Rumours” album – cost $128,000.
McVie died in hospital on November 30 after a “short illness”. He was 79 years old.
His band members released a joint statement as well as a separate tribute to mark his death.
“He was really special, unique and talented. He was the best musician anyone could have in his band and the best friend anyone could have in their life,” Fleetwood Mac wrote In a statement posted on the Twitter account.
“For more than forty years, we have helped each other create a beautiful work and a lasting legacy. I feel very lucky to have known him. Although he will be greatly missed, his spirit lives on through that work and legacy,” Lindsay Buckingham, 73, said of his bandmate.
Stevie Nicks, 74 years old wrote a handwritten letter News of McVeigh’s death spread soon after.
“I didn’t even know he was sick until Saturday night,” Nicks said of his “best friend in the whole world.”
Nicks then penned the lyrics to Haim’s 2019 track “Hallelujah,” including, “I had a best friend, but it happened / I wish I could see one now / You always remind me that memories last / These are hands out.”