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John Graham McVie

Birthplace: London, Greater London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Reginald Edward William McVie and Dorothy Alice McVie
Husband of Private and Private
Ex-husband of Christine McVie
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Brenda Christine Mcvie

Occupation: Musician, electric bass guitar
Managed by: Peter Louis Corbasson, III
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About John McVie

Member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and then Fleetwood Mac.

John Graham McVie (born 26 November 1945) is a British bass guitarist. He is best known as a member of the rock bands John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers from 1964 to 1967 and Fleetwood Mac since 1967. His surname, combined with that of Mick Fleetwood, was the inspiration for the band's name. He joined Fleetwood Mac shortly after its formation by guitarist Peter Green in 1967, replacing temporary bass guitarist Bob Brunning. McVie and Fleetwood are the only two members of the group to appear on every Fleetwood Mac release, and for over fifty years have been the group's last remaining original members.

In 1968, McVie married blues pianist and singer Christine Perfect, who became a member of Fleetwood Mac two years later. John and Christine McVie divorced in 1976, but remained on good terms. During this time the band recorded the album Rumours, a major artistic and commercial success that borrowed its title from the turmoil in McVie's and other band members' marriages and relationships.

McVie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.

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John McVie's Timeline

November 26, 1945
London, Greater London, UK