Ex-Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Bob Welch Found Dead
June 7, 2012 at 2:32 PM (PT)
Onetime FLEETWOOD MAC guitarist/singer BOB WELCH was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his NASHVILLE home THURSDAY, The SEATTLE TIMES reports. He was 66 years old.
Police spokesperson DON AARON said WELCH, who apparently had recent health problems, left a suicide note. His wife found the body at around 12:15p.
WELCH was a guitarist and vocalist for FLEETWOOD MAC from 1971 to 1974, where he wrote the hit, "Sentimental Lady," but he was not among the members inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME in 1998. He also formed the rock group PARIS in 1978 and then embarked on a solo career.