American musician Lindsey Buckingham part ways from his famous Fleetwood Mac musical group. In his span of the career, he has played the roles musician, producer, singer, songwriter. In fact, in the Fleetwood Mac group, he was known as lead guitarist and vocalist. He has been the part of the group from 1975 to 1987 and 1997 to 2018.
The rock band member decided to walk his own path and part ways from the musical group. So for the upcoming fall tour, the Buckingham fans won’t see him perform along with the group. As per the sources, Neil Finn (the frontman of Crowded House) and Mike Campbell (the previous lead guitarist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) will replace Lindsey Buckingham on the tour.
Though there are speculations that whether Lindsey got fired from the group or left by his choice but the agent of the band issued a statement which says that “The band wishes Lindsey Buckingham all the best.”
Meantime, Lindsey remained away from the band for a whole decade and returned in 1997 after that he accompanied the bands on almost all the tours while maintaining the solo career at the same time. He has given the band their amazing hits such as ‘The chain’ ‘Go your own way’ ‘Tusk’ & ‘You make loving fun.’
The news of his split with the band was shared by Billy Burnette who worked with the band as Lindsey’s replacement from 1987. On April 4, He tweeted- “Breaking news: Lindsey Buckingham is out but I’m not in.” Later he deleted his tweet.
Lindsey was famous for playing the Band’s signature sound, even though he was not the original member of the group. He is a great songwriter and penned many songs for the Fleetwood Mac. He also had a collection of the songs he co-wrote with the bandmate, Christine McVie. Being a solo artist he has six studio albums in his kitty.