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Old 01-05-2012, 06:50 PM
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FORMER Fleetwood Mac guitarist and songwriter Bob Weston has been found dead in bed at home.

Weston, 64, who lived alone, was discovered when police broke into his flat in Brent Cross, north London, after friends raised the alarm.

He had been due to work on a new album yesterday with former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor.

Weston’s brother Peter, 53, said last night: “He was a lovely, gentle bloke. It’s a shock. He’d everything to live for."

He was in Fleetwood Mac from 1972 to 1974. Police are not treating his death as suspicious.

http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/...-Mac-star-dies
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Old 01-05-2012, 06:53 PM
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Oh no

Another past Mac member gone.

Rest in peace, Bob. *Prayers and good karma to his family*
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:46 PM
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That's terrible. He was a wonderful addition to FM's legacy. Rest in peace, Bob.

You know, they're all reaching that age now, where we'll probably start losing some of them more regularly.
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Old 01-05-2012, 09:25 PM
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Godspeed Bob, godspeed

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There goes the dream.

Thank you for making the Myth: "Caught In The Rain"
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Two Macsters gone within the past year? I am NOT liking this trend.
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:23 PM
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May he rest in peace. My condolences to his family.
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How sad! My condolences to Bob's family & friends. He was an important link in Fleetwood Mac's chain, as was Mr. Brunning.
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VERY, VERY sad news.

I really enjoyed his playing with Fleetwood Mac and Murray Head, and his 1998 solo album. I wish we got to hear more from him. He seemed like a fairly down to Earth guy.

I would have loved to have heard him work with Mick Taylor. That's the type of collaboration I live for.
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I'm so sad to hear this, another loss so shortly after Brunning, and another talented yet underrated FM member.

What is happening????
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Two Macsters gone within the past year? I am NOT liking this trend.
Not to make light of this, but if I was Bob Welch I'd be not liking the trend either.
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Wow, I know we've been saying in the Brunning thread that this will unfortunately happen again but I didn't think it would be this soon after that.

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Not to make light of this, but if I was Bob Welch I'd be not liking the trend either.
I was thinking along those same lines!! Very sorry to hear this about Bob Weston. My thoughts are with his friends and family.
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That's a wonderful picture.

Rest in Peace, Bob. 64 is way too young. My condolences to his family and friends.
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So sorry to hear of Bob Weston's passing--not only a great musician but a really funny guy. I remember his Q&A here on The Penguin, and enjoyed the interjection of the two Bob's on each other's Q&A. (If you missed Weston's, it's here:
http://fleetwoodmac.net/penguin/qa/bobweston_qa1.htm


His own website says this:

http://www.bobweston.com/

Bob Weston 1947-2012

It is with great pain that I must announce that Bob Weston has died. He was found dead at home in his London flat in the evening of the 3rd January, by police making a forced entry. Local friends had become concerned at the lack of response, having not seen him for a couple of days. Cause of death has been attributed to a gastrointestinal haemorrhage. He was found in his bed/armchair [checking] in front of the TV; it is presumed he was asleep and didn't suffer...

I spoke to Bob just a few days before Xmas; we had discussed him spending Xmas with us, but he had some gigs to do in London. Instead we made plans for a visit early in the New Year. He was in fine spirits, and was involved in several new projects. He also seemed to be very fit...

My family and I have lost a dear friend; the world has lost an enormously talented musician, with unfinished business...

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