Mick Fleetwood, Bonnie Raitt and Sheryl Crow perform 'Songbird' in poignant tribute to Christine McVie at the Grammys

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Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 9:30AM

Yesterday Mick Fleetwood enlisted the help of Sheryl Crow and Bonnie Raitt to honour Christine McVie at the 2023 Grammy Awards.

The trio celebrated the life of the late Fleetwood Mac songbird at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, three months on from her passing, aged 79, after a short illness.

For the poignant tribute, their choice of song was of course the 1977 Fleetwood Mac hit, 'Songbird,' which was composed solely by McVie.

Crow and Raitt sang alternating verses, while Fleetwood played a talking drum.

Fleetwood, who was the star's bandmate for more than 50 years, previously shared an emotional Instagram message upon her death, writing that "part of my heart has flown away today."

"I will miss everything about you Christine McVie," he wrote.

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McVie is best known for writing and singing some of their band's biggest hits, including 'Don't Stop,' 'Little Lies,' 'Say You Love Me,' and 'You Make Loving Fun.'

As well as working with Fleetwood Mac, McVie also released three solo albums.

In 1998, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac.

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