Peter Buck

American musician; guitarist for R.E.M., songwriter, record producer

Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956 in Berkeley, California) is an American guitarist and songwriter. He is best known for being a member of the alternative rock band R.E.M..

Peter Buck
Peter Buck on stage with R.E.M. in 2008
Peter Buck on stage with R.E.M. in 2008
Background information
Birth namePeter Lawrence Buck
Born (1956-12-06) December 6, 1956 (age 67)
Berkeley, California
United States
GenresAlternative rock, college rock, jangle pop
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals
Years active1980–present

In 2007 Peter Buck, along with the other three members of R.E.M., was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

His main instrument that he has used for his entire music career is a back Rickenbacker 360 electric guitar. On September 9, 2008, after a concert in Helsinki, his famous black guitar was stolen. On September 18, 2008 it was given back to him. The name of the person who returned it is not known.[1]

References change

Buck onstage in Naples, 2008
  1. ""Peter Buck's Rickenbacker Returned! "". REM HQ. Archived from the original on 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2008-09-20.