October 29, 1946 in Bethnal Green
London, United Kingdom
former member of Fleetwood Mac
Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum on 29 October 1946 in London, England) is an influential blues guitarist and founder of Fleetwood Mac and Peter Green Splinter Group. In the late 1960s, Green fronted Fleetwood Mac when the band played a hard blues-rock sound, prior to the more pop/rock sound for which it became known by the 1970s. Peter Green started off as a bass player in such bands as The Muskrats. Joining The Peter B's, led by Peter Bardens, later the frontman of Camel, (including drummer Mick Fleetwood) he switched to lead guitar and made his first recordings.