Billy Burnette was a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1988 through 1992, originally a replacement for Lindsey Buckingham (along with Rick Vito). Billy's guitar work is featured on the two new songs on their 1988 "Greatest Hits" album as well as throughout the 1990 album "Behind the Mask".

Before and after his Fleetwood Mac stint, Burnette was a country music entertainer recording several albums for different labels, and working as a session guitarist.

His first album was released in 1972.