Happy Birthday Peter Green. ‘Blues in Green’

This day (October 29, 1946), in Bethnal Green, London, is born Peter Green, a British blues rock guitarist and the founder of the band Fleetwood Mac.

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Released on February 17, 1967, A Hard Road is the third album by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers featuring guitarist Peter Green, bassist John McVie and drummer Aynsley Dunbar. >>

‘Fleetwood Mac’ is their eponymous debut album released on February 24, 1968 and featuring Peter Green and Jeremy Spencer as guitarists and singers. >>

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Wikipedia : This day (October 29, 1946), in Bethnal Green, London, is born Peter Green, a British blues rock guitarist and the founder of the band Fleetwood Mac.

Peter Green : It was here that the nineteen-year-old guitarist first encountered Mick Fleetwood, the group’s drummer. He stayed with the Peter B’s for three months before leaving to join John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. He had been an avid fan of the Bluesbreakers’ guitarist, Eric Clapton, and when Clapton left the group to go to Greece for awhile, Mayall had hired another guitarist.

@allmusic : A keen fan of Clapton, Green badgered Mayall to give him a chance when the Bluesbreakers guitarist split for an indefinite vacation in Greece. Green sounded great and, as Mayall recalls, was not amused when Clapton returned after a handful of gigs, and Green was out.

@last.fm : Peter Green was the guiding force of Fleetwood Mac from 1967 to 1970 when he left for musical and personal reasons. Under Green’s guidance, the Mac played a very gritty and authentic version of the electric blues popularized in bars on Chicago’s south side.

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