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Peter Buck
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Peter Buck in 2008
Background information
Birth name Peter Lawrence Buck
Born December 6, 1956 (1956-12-06) (age 63)
Berkeley, California, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, mandolin
Years active since 1980
Associated acts R.E.M.

Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956 in Berkeley, California) is an American guitar player 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]