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  Peter Green
Green said he had a vision of an angel holding a starving Biafran child in her arms, and the vision prompted him to make his charitable proposal: "I thought I had too much money to be happy and normal.
Green was recently the subject of a biography by British author Martin Celmins, Peter Green, Founder of Fleetwood Mac.
Peter was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on January 12, 1998 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City where he played Black Magic Woman with fellow inductee Santana.
www.fleetwoodmac.net /penguin/peter.htm   (950 words)

 Biography - Peter Green (Bio 380)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peter Greenbaum was born in the East End of London in 1946.
Peter brought his reputation as a fine player with him, and their first album, 'Fleetwood Mac' followed, staying in the British charts for over a year.
Ever since Peter Green opted for a musician's life without the fame, as the original Fleetwood Mac's visionary leader, rarely has the world stopped talking about the man, his ideas, and his rich legacy of music.
musicbase.h1.ru /PPB/ppb3/Bio_380.htm   (1191 words)

 Peter Green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For anyone already familiar with Peter Green's work (and that of fellow guitarists Jeremy Spencer and Danny Kirwan) with the group he founded, Sessions is a vivid reminder of the still-startling greatness of the Mac's earliest incarnation.
In fact, it was Green who had the unenviable task of succeeding Clapton in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers around the time Eric was being compared with God and splitting to form Cream.
Peter Green and the Splinter Group and John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers perform this Tuesday, September 5, at the Garde Arts Center in New London, Connecticut.
www.providencephoenix.com /archive/music/00/08/31/GREEN.html   (670 words)

 MTV.com - Peter Green
Born Peter Greenbaum but calling himself Peter Green by age 15, he played bass before being invited in 1966 by keyboardist Peter Bardens to play lead in the Peter B's, whose drummer was a lanky chap named Mick Fleetwood.
Green sounded great and, as Mayall recalls, was not amused when Clapton returned after a handful of gigs, and Green was out.
Green's chaotic odyssey of almost a decade included rumors that he was a gravedigger, a bartender in Cornwall, a hospital orderly, and a member of an Israeli commune.
www.mtv.com /bands/az/green_peter_1_/bio.jhtml   (702 words)

 City Journal Winter 2000 | How Cities Green the Planet by Peter W. Huber
Green activists and their political friends publicize only half of the environmental ledger and play a shell game with definitions.
The city is green not only because its residents occupy little land, but because its non-green sources of building materials, fuel, and food—and their delivery systems—can be frugal with land, too.
Adopt the greens' energy policies and we'd be blanketing the rest of the state with solar cells and cornfields just to fuel New York City.
www.city-journal.org /html/10_1_how_cities.html   (4063 words)

 Peter Green (my own impressions) (The Musicians' Olympus)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If I had to choose only one guitarist, it had to be Peter Green.
The band's original name was "Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac", although they shortened the name later.
In the mid 80s, he seemed to disappear again, but the great surprise was when I read about Peter coming back to music with a great lineup, under the monicker Splinter Group, backed by some of my Olympus musicians (Cozy Powell and Neil Murray).
www.geocities.com /SunsetStrip/Palladium/2214/pgree_i.htm   (864 words)

 Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Green, a Cambridge-trained classicist who is also a novelist, portrays Alexander as both a complex personality and a single-minded general, a man capable of such diverse expediencies as patricide or the massacre of civilians.
Green describes his Alexander as "not only the most brilliant (and ambitious) field commander in history, but also supremely indifferent to all those administrative excellences and idealistic yearnings foisted upon him by later generations, especially those who found the conqueror, tout court, a little hard upon their liberal sensibilities."
Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of Alexander to Actium: The Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age (California, 1990).
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/5597.html   (633 words)

 Splendid E-zine reviews: Peter Green
Actually, only four of the disc's seven tracks were drawn from Green's Macbeth score; the other three are less traditional, more experimental pieces intended, in the nicest possible way, to pad the disc beyond the twenty-minute mark.
Green's recreation of period instrumentation sounds authentic to my untrained ears.
The fact that they've released it at all speaks highly of their commitment to Green, and of their opinion of their audience's willingness to take risks.
www.splendidezine.com /reviews/jun-11-01/peter.html   (571 words)

The Green Party of California expressed relief today that "bogus" charges against San Francisco Green Party activist June Brashares were found to be false by a New York jury late Thursday night in her trial stemming from an arrest during President Bush's speech at the Republican National Convention last year.
Former Green Party gubernatorial candidate Peter Camejo said this week a "Christian Taliban" is responsible for attacks on the civil liberties of all Americans, and the harassment of the Muslim community of Lodi during an ongoing probe of alleged terrorist links there.
The Greens, remembering that about 200 California military personnel have been killed and thousands wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, said the goal now should be to limit deaths, without minimizing the sacrifices, of those who have died.
www.cagreens.org   (950 words)

 Medialunchbox - Music : Peter Green Splinter Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The reemergence of Peter Green, who, along with his old friend and fellow guitarist Nigel Watson, form the central pillars of Splinter Group is a cause to celebrate.
Legendary British blues guitarist Peter Green, founder of the original Fleetwood Mac Blues Band and git slinger for John Mayall's Bluesbreakers has been MIA from the music world for 12 years until this new recording of live material and 2 new studio cuts surfaced.
Peter Green Splinter Group/Artisan Recordings/Snapper Music was only available as a U.K. import until now.
www.medialunchbox.com /ItemId/B0000457AR   (332 words)

 Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac - Live at the BBC - Silverline / Sanctuary Records - DVD-Audio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first, and the one we are interested in here, consisted of Peter Green, Danny Kirwan and Jeremy Spencer (the three-pronged guitar attack - electric lead, slide, and lap-steel experts, as well as blues harp blowers extraordinaire), with Fleetwood and McVie onboard to anchor the unit.
Peter Green wrote most of the songs herein, but Kirwan and Spencer also contributed.
Peter Green is now back in the limelight at times, with Peter Green's Splinter Group, apparently regaining some amount of sanity (after pulling a Syd Barrett, as he did).
www.musictap.net /Reviews/PeterGreenFMacBBCDVDA.html   (765 words)

 Roddy Cleere's Irish Music Show: Peter Green in Waterford
Peter Green and The Splinter Group have now released two full albums, done several European tours, an American tour, and are hard at work on their third album.
Peter is enjoying a remarkable Indian summer, and is only now receiving the credit he has been due for decades, as one of British blues' greatest pioneers.
It's true to say that Peter Green is not the man he used to be and it is also true to say that at times on stage he was lost.
www.almostfabulous.com /rc/interviews/petergreen.php   (1288 words)

 Peter Green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peter has enjoyed theatre, and particularly musical theatre, for most of his life.
Peter soon became involved with the Sheffield University Theatre Company, when his great buddy and housemate Adam cast him as Wino #1 in Little Shop Of Horrors.
Peter is currently a self-employed IT consultant and hopes to move into the world of digital post production in the near future.
www.savoysingers.org.uk /cast/petergreen.htm   (263 words)

 Peter Green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Contributor's Comments: BB King said of Peter Green, "He was the only man to ever make me sweat." He originally replaced Clapton in the Bluesbreakers, then left on 6/15/67 to form Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac.
Peter Green has a tremendous amount of soul, several killer tones, and a particular gift for slow blues.
Editor's Note: Since this bio was written, Peter Green has returned to the blues scene and has recorded with "Splinter Group", his new band.
www.hub.org /bluesnet/artists/peter.green.html   (191 words)

 Peter Green's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peter is pleased the entire Bolsa Chica wetlands have been saved with no tax dollars.
Peter feels that youth sports facilities are long overdue in central park, and he will support this project if elected.
Peter feels these proposed bridges over the Santa Ana River must be removed from all county and city transportation maps.
www.smartvoter.org /1998nov/ca/or/vote/green_p/paper2.html   (243 words)

 Peter Green Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is a new era for Peter Green, way past his Fleetwood Mac days, and the Splinter Group has a gentle, creative spirit that has warmed up fondly to it's Seattle fans, with a return to the Kingcat Theatre this month.
Peter Green and his group of seasoned travellers the Splinter Group first played together back on 5 May 1996 to the packed Buxton Opera House in Britain.
Peter Green's comeback over the last few years has been one of the major events that have hit the blues scene.
www.bluestormmusic.com /petergreenpress.html   (1514 words)

 Peter Green
Peter and Elizabeth arrived at Port Adelaide on 15 Oct 1848 on the ‘Santipore’
(1) Peter was a tailor and lived and carried on a business in North St, between Currie and Waymouth Sts, Adelaide.
Its main industry is the granite quarry which has provided stones for such buildings as Scotland Yard and the Old Bailey, a gentle irony as, in earlier times it was know for the amount of illegal smuggling that went through its harbour.
users.chariot.net.au /~quintrell/petergreen.htm   (158 words)

 Peter Green: Macbeth: An Original Score: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Green established his connection to Rephlex via his collaborations with the far less regally linked Kosmik Kommando (aka Mike Dred).
Green's version of the dance suffers because it sounds like it's been generated with equipment that anyone could buy at Circuit City.
I hope that Green's next full-length addresses an audience who are not so interested in his Master's thesis, because as his collaborations with Mike Dred unequivocally prove Green could easily become an ambassador for an immensely unpopular and misunderstood genre.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /record-reviews/g/green_peter/macbeth.shtml   (1013 words)

Today, Green is 50 and lives in semirural Surrey in southern England, with caring friends who have helped him inch his way back toward normalcy.
Green knows that he will never be what most people would describe as completely normal.
Now, Green seems to be as contented as a man who has been to hell and back can be.
www.schizophrenia.com /newsletter/197/197fmac.html   (966 words)

 Peter Green Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I wouldn't call Peter Green God, but he is definitely a rock-n-roll apostle.
Green founded the pop music super group Fleetwood Mac before they were pop (courtesy of Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham); not many know this.
Green decided one night in 1969 to call up some of his favorite local musicians and have a multi-substance induced jam session.
users2.ev1.net /~dlimon/firecracker/firecracker6/peter_green.htm   (363 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: The Greco-Persian Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peter Green retells this historic moment, evoking the sweep of events that the Persian offensive set in motion.
Green's accounts of both Persian and Greek strategies are persuasive and he provides everyday details regarding the lives of soldiers, statesmen, and ordinary citizens.
Peter Green's expertise lies in providing an interesting mix of bare fact and knowledgeable inference that allows you to appreciate something of the time - a sniff of the atmosphere...
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0520203135   (1001 words)

 Peter Green Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the 60's and 70's he acquired his reputation as one of the finest guitarists of his time with the acclaimed Fleetwood Mac, being responsible for some of the finest music the band would ever write in their 20+ year history.
That was until five years ago when Peter formed the Peter Green Splinter Group and has since re-established himself as a guitar legend.
The love for Peter and his music was realized through the gathering of great guitarists and musicians in this tribute to him.
www.bluestormmusic.com /petergreenbio.html   (256 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Best of Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac [IMPORT]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Best of Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, an import collection from Holland covering the early years of the band, is an excellent compilation for the fan who likes his blues raw and intense.
Led by Peter Green, Fresh from his stint with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Fleetwood Mac debut album was released in Feb 68 and climbed the charts reaching #4 in the UK.
peter green was a talent par excellence and his band members venerated him.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00009YX6D?v=glance   (1776 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Conn. / Nader selects Green Party activist Peter Camejo as running mate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Presidential candidate Ralph Nader on Monday tapped longtime Green Party activist Peter Camejo to be his running mate, a move certain to boost the independent's chances of winning the Green Party's endorsement this week and its access to ballot lines in nearly two dozen states.
But he is little-known outside California, where he received about 3 percent of the vote as the Green Party's candidate for California governor during the 2003 recall drive that led to the ouster of Democrat Gray Davis and the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Nader, who ran as a Green candidate in 1996 and 2000, is not seeking the party's nomination, but he has actively pursued an endorsement from the third party.
www.boston.com /news/local/connecticut/articles/2004/06/21/d83bh68o0   (678 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Green & Guitar: The Best Of Peter Green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In sum, this is a very good CD that confirms Peter Green's talent as a song writer and player of beautiful, understated, melodic, and eminently soulful guitar.
Green was attempting to come back from severe mental and emotional trouble.
Peter Green plays absolutely some of the saddest blues guitar ever recorded.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000003QF1?v=glance   (898 words)

 Latest News: Peter Green
Peter Green, Chief Executive of The Kyte Group, has joined the Board of LIFFE, as a non-executive director associated with the market, with immediate effect.
I ring Peter Green, chief executive of the Kyte Group, to congratulate him on his elevation to the board of Liffe, one of a number of changes pending at the...
Peter Parish, found a community in ruins, and a people in shock but still clinging...
www.headlinescenter.com /latestnews/Peter+Green   (455 words)

 The Peter Green website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PETER GREEN GUESTS ON DICK HECKSTALL SMITH CD 'Blues And Beyond' by Dick Heckstall-Smith and Friends was relkeased by Blue Storm Music in America on June 19th.
Peter Green sang and played on one of the tracks, 'Cruel Contradictions', and there is an mp3 of that song available on the Blue Storm site at http://www.bluestormmusic.com.
Peter Green Splinter Group are now confirmed for Sunday, the 26th of August.
www.nw10ad.demon.co.uk   (696 words)

 Peter Green: Psychiatric Drugs Ruin Career - Psychiatry Manipulating Creativity: Harming Artists presented by CCHR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PETER GREEN: Fleetwood Mac songwriter/guitarist, considered one of the greatest white blues guitarists ever, was a casualty of the 1960s and psychiatry’s LSD.
Just prior to his disappearance, Green’s behavior had dramatically changed: once characteristically “brash and arrogant,” he suddenly became “passive and withdrawn.” He began to hate the fame, and started to give away his fortune while trying to convince the other group members to do the same.
As fast as Green reached the top, he plummeted out of world view and remained invisible for the next 26 years – another casualty of the ‘60s drug culture and specifically, the experimental psychiatric drug, LSD.
www.cchr.org /art/eng/page24.htm   (618 words)

 Nader Taps Green Activist Peter Camejo As Running Mate
WASHINGTON -- Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader selected longtime Green Party activist Peter Camejo to be his running mate on Monday, a move sure to boost his chances of winning the Green Party's endorsement this week and its access to ballot lines in 22 states and the District of Columbia.
Nader, who ran as the Green Party candidate in 2000, is not seeking the party's nomination but he has pursued an endorsement from the third party.
Camejo received more than 212,000 votes as the Green Party candidate for California governor during the 2003 recall drive that led to the ouster of Democratic Gov. Gray Davis and the election of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
www.commondreams.org /headlines04/0621-05.htm   (585 words)

 Albatross: The Peter Green Haven
BB King once said "Peter Green was the only guitarist that ever made me sweat".
While Peter Green founded one of the most successful groups in rock history, chances are good that a common man won't know who the hell he is. This is one of the greatest tragedies music has ever had the misfortune of enduring.
And, most importantly, I think of people like Peter Green, the man who founded this institution, and intended it to be a blues band before he lost control of his psyche and disapeared for decades.
www.angelfire.com /wa/petergreen/home.html   (331 words)

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