Fleetwood Mac Former Guitarist Danny Kirwan Passed Away

first_imgDanny Kirwan passed away on Friday at the age of 68. The former Fleetwood Mac guitarist played on five of the band’s albums. The devastating news was confirmed by Mick Fleetwood, who recruited Kirwin when he was 18-years-old to join the band in 1968. While no cause of death has been announced, the memories of Kirwan remain positive.Read Mick’s tribute below.DANNY KIRWANMAY 13, 1950 ~ JUNE 8, 2018A TRIBUTE FROMMICK FLEETWOOD AND FLEETWOOD MACToday 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 MacALBUMS FEATURING THE WORK OF DANNY KIRWAN:Then Play On 1969Blues Jam at Chess 1969Kiln House 1970Future Games 1971Bare Trees 1972Rest In Peace, Danny Kirwan!last_img

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