Bob Welch was a guitarist and vocalist for Fleetwood Mac in the early and mid-1970s. He went on to pursue a solo career that landed him some success. Yesterday his wife found him dead in his home near Nashville, Tennessee. The cause of death was an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. According to reports, he left a suicide note.

Bob was suffering from undisclosed health problems. He was 66 years old.

[via USA Today]