Danny Kirwan

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Daniel David Kirwan (né Langran, 13 May 1950 – 8 June 2018) was a British musician whose greatest success came with his role as guitarist, singer and songwriter with the blues rock band Fleetwood Mac between 1968 and 1972. He released three albums as a solo artist from 1975 to 1979, recorded albums with Otis Spann, Chris Youlden, and Tramp, and worked with his former Fleetwood Mac colleagues Jeremy Spencer and Christine McVie on some of their solo projects. As a member of Fleetwood Mac, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

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Danny Kirwan
Kirwan performing with Fleetwood Mac,18 March 1970
Kirwan performing with Fleetwood Mac,
18 March 1970
Background information
Birth nameDaniel David Langran
Born(1950-05-13)13 May 1950
Brixton, London, UK
Died8 June 2018(2018-06-08) (aged 68)
London, UK
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active1966–1979