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  We Love John McVie! | John | Biography
John Graham McVie was born on November 26, 1945, a son of Reg and Dorothy McVie in Ealing, West London.
John was planning on becoming a tax inspector while he went to Walpole Grammar School.
John was fired from his job tax collecting when music began to be more important and he became a full time blues breaker.
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 John McVie Guitars
John Graham McVie was born on November 26th, 1945, in Ealing, West London, to Reg and Dorothy McVie.
John McVie spent nearly five years in the Bluesbreakers, and aside from being fired (but always rehired) several times for 'excessive drinking,' he was by far Mayall's longest serving sideman.
John recalls: "One night we were at the Thames Hotel, Windsor, and I was sitting with Chris, and I asked if she would care to go out to dinner some evening.
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 John Mayall Biography
From 1956 until 1962, John was performing publicly on a part-time basis fronting The Powerhouse Four and, later on, The Blues Syndicate.
In 1969, with his popularity blossoming in the USA, John caused somewhat of a stir with the release of a drummer less acoustic live album entitled "The Turning Point", from which his song "Room To Move" was destined to become a rock classic.
As John McVie returned to Fleetwood Mac and Mick resumed his solo career, Mayall returned to Los Angeles to select his choices for a new incarnation of the Bluesbreakers.
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 John McVie at AllExperts
McVie was born in Ealing, London, and attended Walpole Grammar School.
He joined John Mayall's Bluesbreakers in the early 1960s through which he forged a friendship with the so-called 'Godfather of British Blues'.
After just a few weeks, McVie changed his mind and joined Fleetwood Mac, and during the next three years they scored a string of hits in the UK and enjoyed great success in Europe.
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 John McVie Biography
John sold the house and lived at Marina Del Rey for two years on his boat "Adelie" (named after a species of penguin), which he had purchased with his share of the proceeds from the sale of the house.
John and his wife were arrested at their home in Hawaii after a package containing 4.5 grams of cocaine was found addressed to the couple.
John McVie, along with his legendary Mac band mates, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on January 12, 1998.
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 John McVie
Also at this time, blues musician John Mayall was interested in forming a band and was looking for a bassist, and was given McVie's number from a friend.
In return, McVie thinks, hard work helped soothe the agony and affront of seeing his wife with another man." Hearing 'Don't Stop' in the studio was especially awkward: "I listened to the words, which were mostly about me, and I got a little lump in my throat...
John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on January 12, 1998 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
www.fleetwoodmac.net /penguin/john.htm   (1432 words)

 McVie, John
John Graham McVie was born on 26 November 1945 in Ealing, West London.
John was the bassist in the Bluesbreakers for most of Eric Clapton’s tenure with the band.
He named the song that way because Mick Fleetwood and John McVie were playing with him on that song and he couldn’t think of another title.
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 Living With Music » Fleetwood Mac: The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
See, the early Fleetwood Mac, a band with such illustrious names as Peter Green, Danny Kirwan, Jeremy Spencer, John McVie and Mick Fleetwood, has been a lifelong passion of mine.
The band came into existence in 1967 and was the result of core members Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie "leaving" John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers for various reasons (not least because of their infamous drinking bouts).
As I mentioned before, McVie joined a bit later after having relied on the Bluesbreakers' pay a tad longer, but in 1967, these three got together to record their first album, "Fleetwood Mac" for Blue Horizon, which was released in early 1968.
livingwithmusic.com   (3087 words)

 John Mayall Biography
At the time, 17-year-old McVie was playing in a Shadows-style group and knew absolutely nothing about the blues, so Mayall loaned him some records to see if he could absorb the nuances of the music.
McVie was fired in October for the first (but not last) time because of his excessive drinking.
At this point John Bradley briefly filled in on bass until McVie was allowed to return with his solemn promise to behave himself.
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 John McVie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
He was influenced very early on in his career by John Mayall, who at the time was starting his own band and recruited John as his bass player.
John, however, was comfortable in the security that his current band offered and refused to leave.
John branched out to record a solo album in 1992 called ‘John McVie’s ‘Gotta Band’ with Lola Thomas’ then joined the rest of the Rumours line up in 1997 to record ‘The Dance.
www.firefliesuk.com /pages/bios_john.htm   (457 words)

 Amazon.com: John Mc Vie's Gotta Band with Lola Thomas: Music: John McVie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
McVie is of course the bassist and fouding member of Fleetwood Mac.
McVie is phenomenal, and he certainly shines in the spotlight, which isn't his usual playing environment.
As we all know, John McVie is one of the frontmen for Fleetwood Mac and the goofy-named "Gotta Band" is basically Fleetwood Mac sans Nicks and Buckingham.
www.amazon.com /John-Vies-Gotta-Band-Thomas/dp/B000008IBZ   (1003 words)

 Fleetwood Mac - Pandora Internet Radio
Throughout all of their incarnations, the only consistent members of Fleetwood Mac were drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie -- the rhythm section that provided the band with its name.
Christine McVie and Danny Kirwan began to move the band towards mainstream rock on 1971's Future Games, but new guitarist Bob Welch exerted a heavy influence on 1972's Bare Trees.
Early in 1975, Fleetwood and McVie were auditioning engineers for the band's new album when they heard Buckingham-Nicks, an album recorded by the soft rock duo Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.
www.pandora.com /music/artist/17178ca7bd1a3346   (1648 words)

 Fleetwood Mac Guitar Tabs and Chords
The band was started by guitarist Peter Green, who recruited the rhythm section of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers: drummer Mick Fleetwood and bass guitarist John McVie.
Green himself had replaced a departing member, Eric Clapton, as the lead guitarist of the "Bluesbreakers"; Green and McVie had appeared on Mayall's 1967 A Hard Road album.
The band employed another bassist, Bob Brunning, until John McVie was persuaded to join the band.
www.guitarmasta.net /f/fleetwood_mac   (257 words)

 Fleetwood Mac, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green
And they shall beat their swords into Guitars..
Peter opened their act with "Stop Messin' Around", he played a brutally intense guitar solo, his playing had matured remarkably since last time.
John McVie and Mick Fleetwood was the tightest rhythm section you could imagine.
www.bluesforpeace.com /unsung-heroes/fleetwood-mac.htm   (597 words)

 John McVie 26-11-45 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
John McVie is best known as the bass guitarist for the rock group Fleetwood Mac.
John McVie remarried in 1978 to Julie Ann Reubens, with whom he has a daughter, Molly McVie.
He has recently relocated to the DiamondHead section of Oahu, Hawaii with his wife, leaving his 17-year-old daughter to continue her education in the Greater San Fernando Valley.
www.flickr.com /photos/gavrila/217534806   (369 words)

 John McVie in TutorGig Encyclopedia
John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton (Polydor, 1966)
John McVie's Gotta Band with Lola Thomas (Warner, 1992) solo
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www.tutorgig.com /ed/John_McVie   (484 words)

 Zildjian.com - en-US
Michael John Kells "Mick" Fleetwood was born in Redruth England.
After playing on the London club circuit with various bands for a few years, he met and became friends with bassist John McVie and guitarist Peter Green who were both playing with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers.
This new Fleetwood Mac lineup, John McVie and Mick Fleetwood joined by Christine McVie, Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, became one of the most successful bands in the history of modern Rock/Pop music.
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 Landslide - Mick Fleetwood and John McVie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Big deal -- most people on the web already have their own little dedications to one or more of the three Fleetwood Mac vocalists.
I didn't start to notice how important bass players were until I heard John.
He proves that it's okay to be quiet and not draw a lot of attention to yourself.
members.tripod.com /~FMFanatic/mickandjohnrule.html   (383 words)

 John McVie : pictures, photos, wallpapers, music CD, Music DVD, photos, images, pics, posters, music videos : at ...
The John McVie Site is constantly under construction as we add features, so pardon the occasional dust.
You brought this John McVie site to where it is, who knows where we it can go...
John McVie is a newcomer, some people would say a one-hit wonder as the active career spans only one year to date.
www.starresource.com /Star/John+McVie   (164 words)

 John McVie (bass for Fleetwood - Reviews on RateItAll
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Throughout all of their incarnations, the only consistent members of Fleetwood Mac were drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie — the rhythm section that provided the band with its name.
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 Alembic Club: John McVIe Alembic Basses
Anyways, as a huge fan of fleetwood mac and alembic, I have been planning to order the dream of my life, alembic, and ive noticed that during the 70's, john mcvie of fleetwood mac had used series 1 and 2's.
It includes a small booklet with many pictures, including many of John with various Alembics which were his main basses during the height of their success.
The one most commonly pictured is a very early model that predates the design of the body and bridge settling down and looks to have the brown pickups.
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 John McVie: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
John Mc Vie's Gotta Band with Lola Thomas (1991)
Initially conceived as a hard-edged British blues combo in the late '60s, the band gradually evolved into a polished pop/rock act over the course of a decade.
Throughout all of their incarnations, the only consistent members of Fleetwood Mac were drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie -- the rhythm section who provided the band with its nam… Read More »
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 Official Ticketmaster site. Fleetwood Mac tickets, dates
Bassist John McVie was one of the charter members of the Bluesbreakers, joining the group in 1963.
Contractual difficulties prevented her from becoming a full-fledged member of Fleetwood Mac until 1971; by that time she had married John McVie.
Christine McVie also had a Top Ten hit with "Got a Hold on Me" in 1984.
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 The Blue Letter Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Los Angeles Times, September 12, 2004 Hot PropertyFleetwood's Mac Ready to Packby Ruth Ryon John McVie, the Mac of Fleetwood Mac, and his wife, Julie, have listed their lon...
De Gitarist, April 1998Fleetwood Mac's John McVie didn't stopBy Tanya Almor Gambale With their new/old album "the Dance" the men and women of Fleetwood Mac are making go...
Bassist, February 1998 JOHN MCVIE With a new/old album, The Dance, doing brisk business, have the Macsters buried their respective hatchets?
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 John McVie | Music Artist, Videos, Photos, News, Ringtones, Album and Movie Info | VH1.com
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 John McVie - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
John McVie - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
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John Mc Vie's Gotta Band with Lola Thomas
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