2018-06-09 14:58:55 UTC
Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dies, aged 68
By Scott Rowley 2018-06-09T11:28:44.159Z News
Mick Fleetwood pays tribute to guitarist who "was a huge force in our early years".
Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan has died. His death was reported by Mick Fleetwood via Facebook.
In a tribute headed "Danny Kirwan May 13, 1950 – June 8, 2018", Fleetwood wrote, "Today was greeted by the sad news of the passing of Danny Kirwan in London, England. Danny was a huge force in our early years. His love for the Blues led him to being asked to join Fleetwood Mac in 1968, where he made his musical home for many years.
"Danny’s true legacy, in my mind, will forever live on in the music he wrote and played so beautifully as a part of the foundation of Fleetwood Mac, that has now endured for over fifty years.
"Thank you, Danny Kirwan. You will forever be missed!
" ~Mick Fleetwood and Fleetwood Mac"
The cause of death is unknown at this time.