Watch Nostalgic Compilation Of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac In 1968 to 1970
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After the departure of Eric Clapton in John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Peter Green got the opportunity to fill in on his parts. Later on, he became a permanent member but within a year, Green quit – wanting to form his own band.
By 1967 he founded Fleetwood Mac, which was initially named Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac featuring Jeremy Spencer. Original members include Green (guitarist), Mick Fleetwood (drummer), Jeremy Spencer (guitarist), and Bob Brunning (bass). Green brought the band to its initial success as a popular live act with Green making people adore his way of playing.
Green was a key person in the second era of the British blues movement, with Eric Clapton admiring his work as a musician. Even B.B King gave compliments to the musician, saying: “He has the sweetest tone I ever heard; he was the only one who gave me the cold sweats.”
Green started as a Bluesbreaker member, but his amazing guitar play found hefty recognition with Fleetwood Mac. With that in mind, take a look at these compiled performances of the guitarist inside the band, dating back from 1968 to 1970. Enjoy!