Bob Welch artist of Fleetwood Mac Commits Suicide

The old member of rock band Fleetwood, Mac Bob Welch 66 who had a successful solo career with hits like  ‘Ebony Eyes,’ died on June 7  due to of suicide at home in Nashville.

The body of the artist body was found inside his Nashville home as police confirmed. It was discovered there by his wife in the noon local time. Reports suggest that he shot himself in the chest and left a suicide note. Welch played guitar with Fleetwood Mac starting in 1971.

After the departure of founding members Peter Green and Jeremy Spencer, Bob Welch was invited to join Fleetwood Mac.

He played guitar and was a vocalist with the band from 1971 to 1974, working on five of their early albums including 1971s ‘Future Games,’ 1972s ‘Bare Trees’ and 1973s ‘Mystery to Me.’ It was after Welchs departure from the band in 1975 that Fleetwood Mac went on to find its largest measure of fame on albums such as 1977s ‘Rumours’ with the addition of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks to the bands lineup. Nicks in a statement, called Welch’s death ‘devastating.

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