While his brothers without the sport, Lindsey at an early age became interested in music. In his high school days he played in a rock 'n' roll band, called Fritz. In this period he learned also know Stevie Nicks . The two went together in the early 1970s and in 1973 they took the not exactly successful album Buckingham Nicks on. In 1975 they were Member of the already legendary British blues band Fleetwood Mac. The arrival of Buckingham and Nicks ushered in a new, very successful period for this band.
Buckingham emerged as the artistic brain within the band and has in the course of his musical career included four solo albums with varying degrees of success, Law and Order in 1981, Go Insane in 1984, Out of the Cradle in 1992 and Under the Skin in 2006. In 1987, after the release of the album Tango in the night he left Fleetwood Mac in order to return again in the 1990s. During The Dance, a reunion tour in 1997, he played his own hit Go Insane. This live number is recorded on the album The Best OfFleetwood Mac. In 2003 and 2004 he did an international tour with Fleetwood Mac on the album Say you will.
Lindsey Buckingham is married to Kristen Messner. The couple has three children.
Lindsey came in 2008 with his cd Gift of Screws. On this cd is also next to hear John McVie Mick Fleetwood. In March 2009, he, along with the other former band members of Fleetwood Mac, back on tour. In addition, he is with his own band members can be seen regularly on stage, not in Netherlands for the time being. [source?]