Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum on 29 October 1946 in London, England) is an influential blues guitarist and founder of Fleetwood Mac
and Peter Green Splinter Group
. In the late 1960s, Green fronted Fleetwood Mac when the band played a hard blues-rock sound, prior to the more pop/rock sound for which it became known by the 1970s. Peter Green started off as a bass player in such bands as The Muskrats.