Fleetwood Mac Doesn’t Know Why They Lose So Many Guitarists

Fleetwood Mac Doesn’t Know Why They Lose So Many Guitarists

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Mick Fleetwood says he has no idea why Fleetwood Mac has bad luck holding onto their guitarists.

In a recent interview with Rolling StoneFleetwood was asked about the guitarist turn-over rate. “We don’t really know,” he said. “It’s daunting when you look at all the great guitarists that have come through our ranks. But John [McVie] and I have always just kept the band going. We can’t do this on our own. Every time [someone leaves], we go, ‘Well, what the fuck are we going to do now? Find another guitar player!’”

Lindsey Buckingham was the last guitarist to depart from the band after being fired in 2018. Before that, the list included Dave Mason, Billy Burnette, Rick Vito, Bob Welch, Bob Weston, Danny Kirwan, Jeremy Spencer and Peter Green.

Read the full story on Ultimate Classic Rock.

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