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Surgery Damages Lindsey Buckingham's Vocal Cords

The 69-year-old needed emergency heart operation

(Newser) - A Facebook post from the wife of Lindsey Buckingham raises the possibility that the former Fleetwood Mac star may not be able to sing again. Wife Kristen writes that her 69-year-old husband needed emergency heart surgery, and the operation damaged his vocal cords. "While it is unclear if the... More »

Buckingham: 'Screaming' Phone Call Got Me Fired

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist says it's finally over and done

(Newser) - Lindsey Buckingham's exit from Fleetwood Mac is official—legally speaking—and he sounds like a man who's getting close to acceptance: "I'm happy enough with it," the guitarist tells CBS News , saying the band has settled their lawsuit. "I'm not out there trying... More »

Buckingham: 'Smirk' Got Me Booted From Fleetwood Mac

Guitarist is suing former bandmates for nixing him from North American tour

(Newser) - Fleetwood Mac just kicked off its 50-city-plus North American tour without guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, and it wasn't because Buckingham didn't want to be there. So says the 69-year-old guitarist's new lawsuit against the group, which outlines, per Buckingham, how Stevie Nicks et al dumped him from the... More »

Here's Why Buckingham Is Out of Fleetwood Mac

Stevie Nicks says ousted member wanted tour pushed back

(Newser) - Two weeks after his exit from Fleetwood Mac was revealed, Lindsey Buckingham remains mum about the cause. Not his former band members. Stevie Nicks tells Rolling Stone the split came after Buckingham proposed pushing back the band's upcoming North American tour, which kicks off Oct. 3. "We were... More »

Lindsey Buckingham Is Out of Fleetwood Mac

Singer-guitarist parts ways with the band

(Newser) - Lindsey Buckingham will have to go his own way. The singer-guitarist is out of Fleetwood Mac, the AP reports. The band said in a statement Monday that Buckingham will not be on their new tour. The announcement came in two terse sentences at the bottom of a long news release... More »

Top 6 Highest-Earning Women in Music

So. Much. Moola.

(Newser) - Forbes published its list of the world's highest-paid women in music this week. And once again Sarah McLachlan is nowhere to be found despite what we assume is a lucrative ad deal with Big Tears . No, it appears the real moneymakers are popular world tours and hit singles.... More »

Fleetwood Mac Plans Reunion Tour

Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, and the gang are back

(Newser) - Members of Fleetwood Mac won't be going their own way anymore, E! Online reports. The timeless 1970s light-rock band plans to tour again next year, says frontwoman Stevie Nicks: "It's the plan. Because that's what we do." Lately Nicks has been plugging her solo album,... More »

Ex-Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Bob Welch Dead

Police think he killed himself

(Newser) - Bob Welch, an early member of Fleetwood Mac who later scored some big hits as a solo artist, is dead of an apparent suicide at age 66, reports the Tennessean . Police think Welch shot himself in his Nashville home. Welch was a singer and guitarist with Fleetwood Mac from 1971... More »

Crow to Croon With Fleetwood Mac

She'll probably join pal Stevie Nicks sometime next year

(Newser) - Fleetwood Mac may soon get a new face and a new voice: Sheryl Crow. "We definitely have plans for collaborating in the future, and we'll see what happens," the singer told Spinner.com. "I think that's going to be next year." She would join her friend... More »

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