Former Fleetwood Mac member Bob Welch found dead

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    [h=1]Former Fleetwood Mac member Bob Welch found dead[/h] Thursday, June 7, 2012





    (06-07) 14:30 PDT Nashville, Tenn. (AP) --

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    Bob Welch, a former member of Fleetwood Mac who also had a solo career, died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. He was 65.
    Police spokesman Don Aaron said Welch's wife found him with a chest wound at their south Nashville home around 12:15 p.m.
    Welch was a guitarist and vocalist for Fleetwood Mac from 1971 to 1974. He formed the British rock group Paris in 1976, and had hits including "Sentimental Lady" in 1977 and "Ebony Eyes" in 1978. Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham did backing vocals on "Sentimental Lady."
    Aaron said Welch apparently had had health issues recently. He said a suicide note was left.
    Fleetwood Mac's career took off in the mid-1970s after Welch left the band. "Dreams" was a No. 1 hit in 1977 and "Don't Stop" the same year. It later became the anthem for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign. "Hold Me" was a hit in 1982 and "Little Lies" in 1987.
    Welch, a native of Los Angeles, scored his biggest hit with "Sentimental Lady," which reached No. 8 on the Billboard chart. His other singles included "Precious Love" in 1979 and "Hot Love, Cold World" in 1978.
     
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    Clemens got robbed when they gave Bob Welch the Cy Young in 1990. I mean he had 27 wins but he had the steroid brothers scoring runs behind him and gave up way more runs than Clemens. I'm glad he's dead.