Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green dies aged 73

Derrick Santistevan

Peter Green, a co-founder of rock band Fleetwood Mac, has actually passed away aged 73, his family has actually stated.

Swan Turton, lawyers acting upon behalf of his family, stated in a declaration: “It is with excellent unhappiness that the family of Peter Green reveal his death this weekend, quietly in his sleep.

“A further statement will be provided in the coming days”

Green, a prominent blues rock guitar player, from Bethnal Green in east London, formed Fleetwood Mac with drummer Mick Fleetwood in the city in 1967.

He left the band in 1970 as he battled with psychological health issue, prior to it turned into one of the biggest-selling acts in rock.

Green was ultimately detected with schizophrenia and hung around in healthcare facilities going through electro-convulsive treatment throughout the mid-70 s.

The artist was amongst the 8 members of the band – in addition to Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, John McVie, Christine McVie, Danny Kirwan and Jeremy Spencer – who were inducted into the Rock & & Roll Hall of Popularity in 1998.

Previously this year, artists consisting of Fleetwood, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and guitar players Jonny Lang and Andy Fairweather Low carried out at the London Palladium throughout a gig commemorating the early years of Fleetwood Mac and its creator Peter Green.

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