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Rockstars react to Fleetwood Mac’s co-founder Peter Green death

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Rockstars react to Fleetwood Mac’s co-founder Peter Green death

The Legendary Fleetwood Mac‘s co-founder and guitarist Peter Green died at the age 73 during saturday, July 25. He composed some of the classics “Albatross”, “Oh Well” and “Black Magic Woman” and “The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)”. Many rockstars reacted to Green’s passing and paid tribute to the guitarist.


Rockstars react to Fleetwood Mac’s co-founder Peter Green death:

Peter Frampton

“Most sadly have lost one of the most tasteful guitar players ever I have always been a huge admirer of the great Peter Green may he rest in peace.”

Fleetwood Mac

“RIP to Peter Green ‘the Man of the World’. Thank you for all the years of music that will live on forever. Peter founded Fleetwood Mac back in 1967, but decided to name the band after his favourite rhythmic duo Mick Fleetwood and John McVie. He went on to have a solo career outside Fleetwood Mac. The Fleetwood Mac album Then Play On is marked as one of the highlights of his career.”

Yusuf/Cat Stevens

“God bless the ineffable Peter Green, one of the unsung heroes of musical integrity, innovation and spirit. When I heard he left Fleetwood Mac in 1970 to get a real life and donate his wealth to charity, he became something of a model for me.”

Paul Stanley (Kiss)

“RIP Peter Green. One of the absolute hierarchy of the original British Blues Greats. Clapton, Page, Beck and Green.”

Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)

Sad to hear of Peter Green passing- one of the greats. RIP.

David Coverdale (Whitesnake)

“An Artist I Truly Loved & Admired…From The First Time I Heard Him…I Supported The Original Fleetwood Mac At Redcar Jazz Club When I Was In A Local Band…He Was A Breathtaking Singer, Guitarist & Composer… I know Who I Will Be Listening To Today…RIP”

Bernie Marsden

The English rock and blues guitarist Bernie Marsden (Ex-Whitesnake) paid tribute to his friend, saying: “I can’t quite express my feelings this afternoon after learning of Peter’s death. I’m just thinking of the times we spent together in the last couple of years. Hanging out with him at his home was very special. A memory I’ll cherish. He made me laugh, cry, wonder, and never failed to make me pinch myself when we were alone one to one.”

“There I was, sat with my hero. As a musician I can only be one of the millions he touched. His talent for guitar playing, vocals and harmonica would have been more than most people could have possibly wished for. Then you add those wonderful songs, original, vibrant, atmospheric, outright psychedelic and so much fun, to listen to and witness. Those early days of Fleetwood Mac will stay in my mind forever.”

“Many more words will be written and spoken about Peter, but I will – very simply – just miss him. This photograph was taken at his house in February – the day of the London Palladium show. He was in a cheeky mood, and when I asked him if he would like to have been in London, he shrugged a little, gave me a smile and said, ‘No, I’m having a cup of tea with you.’ He made great tea. Of course. RIP PG. BM ❤️🎸”

Johnny Marr (The Smiths)

“R.I.P Peter Green. A unique artist and a beautiful guitar player.”

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