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Christine McVie: Christine McVie (Warner Brothers)

John Swenson, Creem, May 1984

FOR YEARS Christine McVie has been Fleetwood Mac's hidden strength. Though the addition of the carbonated California pop of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks in the mid '70s is credited with rejuvenating this warhorse '60s band, their frothy effervescence would have quickly dissipated without the cap provided by McVie's solid, fundamental musical approach.

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