Fleetwood Mac

The Christine McVie song that Mick Fleetwood wants played at his funeral is a smart choice

Fleetwood Mac lived hard and created some of the best music of the 1970s. Mick Fleetwood said the band had snorted seven miles of cocaine, but the band’s tunes continued to earn honors even the Beatles couldn’t reach. We hope that won’t happen for a while, but when Fleetwood dies, he wants a Christine McVie song from the Fleetwood Mac catalog to be played at his funeral.

Christine McVie and Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, who want a McVie song played at his funeral, at an event in 2018.
(lr) Christine McVie and Mick Fleetwood | Steven Ferdman/Getty Images

Christine McVie wrote 8 of Fleetwood Mac’s singles

McVie stood out in a group full of expert songwriters. Stevie Nicks wrote the group’s only No. 1 single, which his bandmate found boring, but McVie wrote or co-wrote several of Fleetwood Mac’s singles: