Peter Green

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Peter Green

Original Name Peter Allen Greenbaum
Birth
Bethnal Green, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England
Death 25 Jul 2020 (aged 73)
Canvey Island, Castle Point Borough, Essex, England
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 213771572 · View Source
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British Musician. Peter Green was an English blues rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. As a co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Green's songs, such as "Albatross," "Black Magic Woman," "Oh Well," "The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)" and "Man of the World," appeared on singles charts, and several have been adapted by a variety of musicians. Green was a major figure in the "second great epoch" of the British blues movement. B.B. King commented, "He has the sweetest tone I ever heard; he was the only one who gave me the cold sweats." Eric Clapton has praised his guitar playing; he is noted for his use of string bending, vibrato, and economy of style. Rolling Stone ranked Green at number 58 in its list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." His tone on the instrumental "The Super-Natural" was rated as one of the 50 greatest of all time by Guitar Player. In June 1996, Green was voted the third-best guitarist of all time in Mojo magazine.

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  • Added: 25 Jul 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 213771572
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Green (29 Oct 1946–25 Jul 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 213771572, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.