Just read the news that Bob Welch has died, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot. The former Fleetwood Mac member was 65. Now, I was a big fan of the Mac back in my teens and 20s, around about the time I discovered Welch’s solo album, French Kiss (an album that gave us the Top 40 hits, Sentimental Lady and Ebony Eyes). However, I initially had no idea Welch had been with the band in the early 70s. Fortunately, exposure to a decent AOR station allowed me to discover those earlier Welch-created tunes. So let’s remember the man with one of my personal favorites …


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