PETER GREEN Late of Fleetwood Mac, Peter began his professional career as a bass player with 'Peter Bees' an outfit led by Peter Bardens. Green stayed with Bardens but switched to GUitar to form R&B group 'Shotgun Express' which included Mick Fleetwood on drums and Rod Stewart on vocals.
His first break was when John Mayall asked him to join 'The Bluesbreakers' in 1966 when Eric Clopton left to Join 'Cream'. He rapidly blossomed as an outstanding player for Mayall, and appeared on the Bluesbreakers' 'A Hard Road'. In 1967 together with Mayall's bassist John McVie, he formed his own group 'Fleetwood Mac'.
Fleetwood Mac made it's first appearance at the Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival, 12th August 1967. In February 1968, the new group's first album, titled 'Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac' moved into New Musical Express' Top 15 Albums list and stayed there for 23 weeks. Peter Green was recognised as the key to the new group's success. He was a gifted song-writer ("Black Magic Woman", "Albatross", "Man Of The World", and "The Green Manalishi" were all his creations), as well as being a superb guitarist and composer. Even today, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie - sole survivors of the original Fleetwood Mac confirm Peter Green was the inspired driving force behind some of Fleetwood Mac's unsurpassed music.
There was complete silence until 1979 when he recorded his first solo album 'In the Skies' which put him firmly back in the charts where he belonged. During the next four years Peter recorded a further four albums and in 1982 he toured the UK and Europe with his band White Skies.
LEGEND is Peter Green's latest album after four years silence, and contains TWELVE tracks, and for the first time is available on a Compact Disc, which includes two bonus tracks.
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