2011 -Lindsey Buckingham will receive the ASCAP Golden Note Award at the sixth annual ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo, to be held April 28-30 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.
Buckingham, whose seventh solo album will be released later this year, will speak about his career as a songwriter, producer, guitarist and singer as a solo artist and as a member of Fleetwood Mac. Previously, ASCAP’s Golden Note Award has been presented to Tom Petty, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks and others.
Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac at the end of 1974 and appeared on the band’s breakthrough album “Fleetwood Mac,” which featured his compositions “Monday Morning,” “World Turning” and “I’m So Afraid.” On “Rumours,” his songs included “Go Your Own Way” and “Second Hand News.” He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
Buckingham’s solo career began in the early 1980s; his most recent release was 2008’s “Gift of Screws.”