MUSICIAN

John McVie

1945 - Today

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John Graham McVie (born 26 November 1945) is a British bass guitarist, best known as a member of the rock bands John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers from 1964 to 1967 and Fleetwood Mac since 1967. His surname, combined with that of Mick Fleetwood, was the inspiration for the band's name. He joined Fleetwood Mac shortly after its formation by guitarist Peter Green in 1967, replacing temporary bass guitarist Bob Brunning. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McVie has received more than 2,124,007 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. John McVie is the 1,158th most popular musician (down from 1,147th in 2019), the 3,079th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,949th in 2019) and the 187th most popular British Musician.

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  • 19

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  • 3.45

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, John McVie ranks 1,158 out of 2,675Before him are Shawn Crahan, Donald Fagen, Gram Parsons, Gerald Moore, Blind Willie McTell, and Michael Sembello. After him are Tony Williams, Mick Jones, D. J. Fontana, Herb Ellis, Jukka Nevalainen, and Jimmie Nicol.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, John McVie ranks 311Before him are Pat Jennings, Richard Hatch, Yu Zhengsheng, Gérard Lenorman, Bill Weld, and Tony Roche. After him are Tony Williams, Fuad Muzurović, Michael Cristofer, Willeke Alberti, Carlos Osoro Sierra, and Tommy Franks.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John McVie ranks 3,079 out of 6,924Before him are Mike Figgis (1948), Jonathan Nolan (1976), Robin Hill (1899), Mary Beale (1633), Thomas Moran (1837), and Thomas Nashe (1567). After him are Ælfric of Eynsham (955), Catherine McCormack (1972), Ed Westwick (1987), Roy Ward Baker (1916), Mick Jones (1955), and E. A. Wallis Budge (1857).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, John McVie ranks 187Before him are Andy Bown (1946), Glen Matlock (1956), Lita Ford (1958), Andrew Loog Oldham (1944), Jason Bonham (1966), and Gerald Moore (1899). After him are Mick Jones (1955), Jimmie Nicol (1939), Geoff Downes (1952), Steven Wilson (1967), Peter Maxwell Davies (1934), and Denny Laine (1944).