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Old 06-08-2018, 08:29 PM
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Default Rest in Peace, Danny Kirwan

Sad news. From Fleetwood Mac's Facebook page:

DANNY KIRWAN
MAY 13, 1950 ~ JUNE 8, 2018
A TRIBUTE FROM
MICK FLEETWOOD AND FLEETWOOD MAC

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

ALBUMS FEATURING THE WORK OF DANNY KIRWAN:
Then Play On ​1969
Blues Jam at Chess​ 1969
Kiln House​ 1970
Future Games​ 1971
Bare Trees 1972
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Old 06-08-2018, 08:44 PM
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Sad news. From Fleetwood Mac's Facebook page:

DANNY KIRWAN
MAY 13, 1950 ~ JUNE 8, 2018
A TRIBUTE FROM
MICK FLEETWOOD AND FLEETWOOD MAC

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

ALBUMS FEATURING THE WORK OF DANNY KIRWAN:
Then Play On ​1969
Blues Jam at Chess​ 1969
Kiln House​ 1970
Future Games​ 1971
Bare Trees 1972
RIP Danny. Such a sad story.
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Old 06-08-2018, 08:49 PM
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Unhappy :(

Devastated to hear this news as Danny is one of my fave FM members. I wish he could have gotten more help. We've had just WAY too much loss lately.
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Old 06-08-2018, 08:53 PM
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RIP Danny

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The lineup featuring Mike Campbell & Neil Finn is a Post-Rumours lineup of the band.


After 14 yrs visiting a site I once enjoyed which covered a band I once loved following, I now ‘Say Goodbye’ to both
No thanks to the faction within FM which destroyed its legacy & heavy-handed mod michelej1


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Old 06-08-2018, 09:12 PM
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Oh, GOD!


I'm shaking as I type, so please excuse typos.

This one hurts...big time.
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Old 06-08-2018, 09:20 PM
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I didn’t realize that Danny was only 18/19 years old when he joined Fleetwood Mac. That’s interesting. He was actually younger than Lindsey and Stevie.
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Old 06-08-2018, 09:23 PM
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Oh no! What happened?

So sorry to hear this!
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Old 06-09-2018, 04:28 AM
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Oh, GOD!


I'm shaking as I type, so please excuse typos.

This one hurts...big time.
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I’ve been dreading the inevitability of this news for some time. I knew one day I’d encounter this on the ledge and be truly sad. For decades, Danny Kirwan has been one of my favorite guitar players of any genre. I am just so sad.
. . . true, true, true!

i've been living in fear of this moment for years on end . . . and now it finally happened. being a guitarist meself i owe so much to danny's influence: his exquisite playing, singing and - even more important - his remarkable feeling. he was, is and will always be one of my all-time fave blues guitarists of that era. ever since i learned about it, his sad story shook me real bad. what a great pity he never really recovered. heartbreaking news, indeed.

may you rest in peace, my dear soulmate!
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Old 06-08-2018, 09:20 PM
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Agreed. Going to play the '69-'72 series of albums as soon as possible and crank Jewel Eyed Judy as loud as I can.
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Old 06-08-2018, 09:35 PM
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Talented guitarist. Bare Trees has some great licks


The Stevie of a death strikes once. Maybe twice.
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Old 06-08-2018, 09:56 PM
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Thanks Danny, your music marks my seasons.
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My sincerest condolences go out to any Fleetwood Mac fan who is affected by this sad news.
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