Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac)

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Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum, 29 October 1946) is a British blues rock guitarist. As the 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", and "Man of the World", appeared on the record 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 and Jimmy Page have both praised his guitar playing; he is noted for his use of string bending, vibrato, and economy of style.

Rolling Stone ranked Green at number 38 in its list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". His tone on the instrumental "The Supernatural" 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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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1970 The End of the Game Peter Green 4
1979 In the Skies Peter Green 6
1980 Little Dreamer Peter Green 3
1981 Whatcha Gonna Do? Peter Green 2
1982 White Sky Peter Green 3
1983 Kolors Peter Green 2
1984 A Case for the Blues (album by Katmandu, a short-lived blues band that included Peter Green) Peter Green 3
1998 Born on the Wild Side Peter Green 1
2003 Blues By Green Peter Green 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Backtrackin' Peter Green 1
1991 A Rock Legend Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac 1
1992 One Woman Love Peter Green 1
1993 Collection Peter Green 1
1995 Rock & Pop Legends Peter Green 1
1996 Green & Guitar: The Best of Peter Green 1977-81 Peter Green 2
1997 Blue Guitar Peter Green 1
1997 Legend Peter Green 1
2000 Alone With the Blues Peter Green & the original Fleetwood Mac 1
2000 Midnite Jazz & Blues: A Fool No More Peter Green 1
2001 The Peter Green Collection Peter Green 1
2001 The Very Best of Peter Green Peter Green 1
2004 Man of the World - The Anthology 1968-1988 Peter Green 2
2005 Retro Gold Fleetwood Mac & Peter Green 1
2007 Supernatural Peter Green 1
2008 The Anthology Peter Green 1
2015 Alone With the Blues Peter Green and the original Fleetwood Mac 1
The Best of Peter Green Peter Green 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1978 The Apostle Peter Green 1
2002 Albatross Chris Coco feat. Peter Green 2


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Last Train to San Antone Peter Green 1

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