NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 29: Inductee Stevie Nicks performs onstage at the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony – Show at Barclays Center on March 29, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images For The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
Stevie Nicks took to social media this weekend after news broke of the death of Peter Green. A co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, Green left the band in 1970 and influenced many legendary guitarists including Eric Clapton while later being inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. Green was diagnosed and treated for schizophrenia throughout life and few details were shared of his death.
Nicks never got to perform live with Green who departed years earlier before her Joining Fleetwood Mac but said that his guitar playing also inspired her to become a member of the band.
— Stevie Nicks (@StevieNicks) July 26, 2020