Going, going, gone.
Items owned by the late Fleetwood Mac member Christine McVie raked within the huge bucks this weekend at an occasion by Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills.
Two of the vocalist/keyboardist’s attire have been offered: a classic maxi quantity she wore for the “Rumours” album went for $56,250, and the polka dot chiffon costume McVie sported on the 1976 Rock Music Awards introduced $31,250.
Her devices and stage gear — together with McVie’s Leslie speaker and her microphones, two organs and an electrical child grand piano — introduced in almost $200,000.
The “Songbird” author’s ex-husband, John McVie, additionally had his guitars and bass within the public sale, which offered for near $250,000.
Mick Fleetwood’s iconic wooden balls — which graced the duvet of the “Rumours” album — rolled in $128,000.
McVie died in a hospital on Nov. 30 following a “short illness.” She was 79.
Her band members launched a joint assertion, in addition to particular person tributes, upon her dying.
“She was truly one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure. She was the best musician anyone could have in their band and the best friend anyone could have in their life,” Fleetwood Mac wrote
“For over four decades, we helped each other create a beautiful body of work and a lasting legacy that continues to resonate today. I feel very lucky to have known her. Though she will be deeply missed, her spirit will live on through that body of work and that legacy,” Lindsey Buckingham, 73, remembered his bandmate.
Stevie Nicks, 74, additionally penned a handwritten note shortly after information of McVie’s dying broke.
“I didn’t even know she was ill … until late Saturday night,” Nicks revealed about her “best friend in the whole world.”
Nicks then wrote out the lyrics to Haim’s 2019 monitor “Hallelujah,” together with this touching verse, “I had a best friend but she has come to pass / One I wish I could see now / You always remind me that memories will last / These arms reach out.”