Danny Kirwan, Fleetwood Mac guitarist who played on five of the band’s albums, has died

Danny Kirwan, the former Fleetwood Mac guitarist who played on five of the British band’s albums, has died at the age of 68. Image: SuppliedFLEETWOOD MAC guitarist Danny Kirwan has died aged 68.

The musician, who joined the band aged just 18 in 1968, was described as a “huge force” on the iconic rock band’s early years.

Announcing his death in London today, the band wrote: “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.

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