Former Fleetwood Mac singer has committed suicide

Former Fleetwood Mac singer has committed suicideBob Welch, former guitarist and vocalist of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, then made a solo career, committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest with a shotgun, reports AP.The tragedy occurred at the home of Welch in Nashville on June 7. The body of 66-year-old musician and a suicide note found by his wife around noon. Police told reporters that the Welch were health problems, but details not reported.Mick Fleetwood, founder of Fleetwood Mac and the Manager Welch during his solo career, told Reuters that the suicide of the musician brand doesn't fit with his character. "He was a deeply intelligent man, always in a good mood, so the tragedy is just incredibly shocking," said he.Bob Welch is the second member of Fleetwood Mac, who died this year. In January, former guitarist Bob Weston has died in London at age 64 from gastrointestinal bleeding.Welch was born August 31, 1945 in Los Angeles in a family of movie producer Robert L. Welch and actress Templeton Fox. He went to Paris to study French at the Sorbonne, then returned to Los Angeles in the early 1970-ies.Welch played in Fleetwood Mac from 1971 to 1974, having recorded albums with them Future Games and Bare Trees. Since his arrival, link the transition to a more melodic sound. Just for the time spent Welch in the band, Fleetwood Mac has released five albums.In 1976 Bob Welch created his own band Paris, which released two albums, has not enjoyed great commercial success. In 1977 Bob Welch recorded the first solo album, French Kiss, which became platinum. Song Sentimental Lady, included in this album, is considered one of the most famous works of Welch. In the recording Sentimental Lady Bob Welch helped the participants Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham. 's second solo album, Welch - Three Hearts - "gold", but then his career went into decline. The rise of popularity of Fleetwood Mac began soon after the departure of Welch.In 1998, when Fleetwood Mac was made in the Hall of fame rock n ' roll, the name of Bob Welch, unlike other members of the group, was not mentioned. Welch, painfully apprehended this fact, explained what happened litigation copyright royalties, which he conducted with members of Fleetwood Mac.His last albums 2003-His Fleetwood Mac Years and Beyond, and 2006-His Fleetwood Mac Years and Beyond 2. They include previously unreleased material and new compositions. Source: Former Fleetwood Mac singer has committed suicide.

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