List of Fleetwood Mac band members

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The following is a list of musicians who have performed in the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac.

Current members[edit]

Mick Fleetwood

Active: 1967–1995, 1997–present
Instruments: drums, percussion
Occasional instruments: harpsichord, vocals, guitar
Release contributions: all Fleetwood Mac releases.

John McVie

Active: 1967–1995, 1997–present
Instruments: bass guitar
Occasional instruments: keyboards, backing vocals
Release contribution: all Fleetwood Mac releases.

Christine McVie

Active: 1970–1995, 1997–1998, 2014–present
Instruments: keyboards, vocals
Occasional instruments: accordion, maracas, tambourine, acoustic guitar, snare drum
Release contributions: all releases from Future Games to The Dance. Guest musician on Mr. Wonderful, English Rose, The Pious Bird Of Good Omen, Kiln House, Then Play On and Say You Will.

Lindsey Buckingham

Active: 1974–1987, 1993, 1997–present
Instruments: guitars, keyboards, vocals
Occasional instruments: bass guitar, percussion, drums, banjo, dobro, harmonica, lap harp, sitar, programming
Release contributions: all releases from Fleetwood Mac to Tango in the Night and The Dance to Extended Play. Guest musician on Behind the Mask and Time.

Stevie Nicks

Active: 1974–1991, 1993, 1997–present
Instruments: vocals, tambourine
Occasional instruments: keyboards, cowbell, güiro
Release contributions: all releases from Fleetwood Mac to Behind the Mask and The Dance to Extended Play.

Former members[edit]

Peter Green

Active: 1967–1970, 1971
Instruments: guitar, harmonica, vocals
Occasional instruments: bass guitar, timpani, cello
Release contributions: all releases from Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac to Then Play On. Guest musician on "Penguin" and "Tusk"

Jeremy Spencer

Active: 1967–1971
Instruments: guitar, piano, vocals
Occasional instruments: maracas, congas
Release contributions: all releases from Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac to Kiln House.

Bob Brunning

Active: 1967
Instruments: bass guitar
Release contributions: "Long Grey Mare" from Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac.

Danny Kirwan

Active: 1968–1972
Instruments: guitar, vocals
Release contributions: all releases from Then Play On to Bare Trees.

Bob Welch

Active: 1971–1974
Instruments: guitar, vocals
Occasional instruments: bass guitar, vibraphone
Release contributions: all releases from Future Games to Heroes Are Hard to Find

Bob Weston

Active: 1972–1973
Instruments: guitar
Occasional instruments: banjo, harmonica, vocals
Release contributions: Penguin and Mystery to Me.

Dave Walker

Active: 1972–1973
Instruments: vocals, harmonica
Release contributions: Penguin.

Billy Burnette

Active: 1987–1993, 1994–1995
Instruments: guitar, vocals
Occasional instruments: dobro, maracas
Release contributions: Behind the Mask and Time.

Rick Vito

Active: 1987–1991
Instruments: guitar, vocals
Release contributions: Behind the Mask.

Bekka Bramlett

Active: 1993–1995
Instruments: vocals, tambourine
Release contributions: Time.

Dave Mason

Active: 1993–1995
Instruments: guitar, vocals
Release contributions: Time.

Timeline by band members on albums[edit]

Drums Bass Lead Guitar and Vocals Guitar and Vocals Guitar and Vocals Vocals Keyboards and vocals
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Peter Green Jeremy Spencer       Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac (1968)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Peter Green Jeremy Spencer       Mr. Wonderful (1968)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Peter Green Jeremy Spencer Danny Kirwan     English Rose (1969)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Peter Green Danny Kirwan Jeremy Spencer   Then Play On (1969)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Jeremy Spencer Danny Kirwan   Kiln House (1970)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Danny Kirwan Bob Welch   Christine McVie Future Games (1971)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Danny Kirwan Bob Welch   Christine McVie Bare Trees (1972)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Bob Weston Bob Welch   Dave Walker Christine McVie Penguin (1973)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Bob Weston Bob Welch     Christine McVie Mystery to Me (1973)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Bob Welch       Christine McVie Heroes Are Hard to Find (1974)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks Christine McVie Fleetwood Mac (1975)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks Christine McVie Rumours (1977)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks Christine McVie Tusk (1979)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks Christine McVie Fleetwood Mac Live LIVE (1980)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks Christine McVie Mirage (1982)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks Christine McVie Tango in the Night (1987)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Rick Vito Billy Burnette   Stevie Nicks Christine McVie Behind the mask (1990)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Dave Mason Billy Burnette   Bekka Bramlet Christine McVie Time (1995)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks Christine McVie The dance LIVE (1997)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks   Say you will (2003)
Mick Fleetwood John McVie Lindsey Buckingham     Stevie Nicks   Extended Play EP (2013)

Timeline[edit]

Lineups[edit]

Year Members Release
1967
1967–68
  • Peter Green – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Jeremy Spencer – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums
  • John McVie – bass guitar
1968–70
  • Peter Green – guitar, harmonica, bass guitar, timpani, clash cymbals, cello, vocals
  • Jeremy Spencer – guitar, piano, maracas, congas, vocals
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Danny Kirwan – guitar, vocals
1970
  • Jeremy Spencer – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Danny Kirwan – guitar, vocals
1970–71
  • Jeremy Spencer[* 2] – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Danny Kirwan – guitar, vocals
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals
1971–72
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Danny Kirwan – guitar, vocals
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals, maracas
  • Bob Welch – guitar, vocals
1972–73
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals, maracas
  • Bob Welch – guitar, bass guitar, vocals
  • Dave Walker – vocals, harmonica, tambourine
  • Bob Weston – guitar, banjo, harmonica, vocals
1973
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals, maracas
  • Bob Welch – guitar, bass guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weston – guitar
1973-74
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals, maracas
  • Bob Welch – guitar, vibraphone, vocals
1974–87
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion, harpsichord
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals, accordion, maracas, acoustic guitar, snare drum, tambourine
  • Lindsey Buckingham – guitar, keyboards, bass guitar, banjo, dobro, sitar, percussion, drums, harmonica, lap harp, programming, vocals
  • Stevie Nicks – vocals, tambourine, cowbell, maraca, güiro
1987–91
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, maracas, vocals
  • Stevie Nicks – vocals, tambourine
  • Billy Burnette – guitar, dobro, vocals
  • Rick Vito – guitar, vocals
1991-93
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals, maracas
  • Billy Burnette[* 3] – guitar, dobro, vocals
1993–94
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals
  • Bekka Bramlett – vocals
  • Dave Mason – guitar, vocals
1994–95
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion, guitar, vocals
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, vocals
  • Billy Burnette – guitar, dobro, maracas, vocals
  • Bekka Bramlett – vocals, tambourine
  • Dave Mason – guitar, vocals
1995–97

Disbanded

1997–98
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, accordion, maracas, tambourine, vocals
  • Lindsey Buckingham – guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Stevie Nicks – vocals, tambourine
1998–2014
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar, keyboards
  • Lindsey Buckingham[* 4] – guitar, keyboards, percussion, vocals
  • Stevie Nicks – vocals, tambourine, keyboards
2014–
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Christine McVie – keyboards, accordion, maracas, vocals
  • Lindsey Buckingham – guitar, vocals
  • Stevie Nicks – vocals, tambourine
  1. ^ When John McVie refused to join the newly formed band, they hired Brunning with the understanding that he was out if McVie changed his mind. After a few weeks, John McVie joined the band and performed on most of the debut album. Brunning performed on a single track, "Long Grey Mare".
  2. ^ Peter Green returned to fill in on guitars for the remainder of the tour after Spencer abruptly quit the band.
  3. ^ Lindsey Buckingham/Stevie Nicks returned at the request of U.S. President Bill Clinton for his first Inaugural Ball in 1993.
  4. ^ Christine McVie joined the band onstage for Don't Stop during their 2013 World Tour.