Peter Buck

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Peter Buck
Peter Buck on stage with R.E.M. in 2008
Background information
Birth name Peter Lawrence Buck
Born (1956-12-06) December 6, 1956 (age 61)
Berkeley, California
United States
Genres Alternative rock, college rock, jangle pop
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals
Years active 1980–present
Associated acts R.E.M., Hindu Love Gods, The Minus 5, Tuatara, The Baseball Project, The Venus 3, Eels, Mark Eitzel, The Replacements, Tired Pony, Saint John and the Revelations
Notable instruments
Rickenbacker 360
Gibson Les Paul
Gibson Flatiron Mandolin
Fender Jag-Stang

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..

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 | change source]

  1. ""Peter Buck's Rickenbacker Returned! "". REM HQ. Retrieved 2008-09-20. 
Buck onstage in Naples, 2008