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Petition launched for Sheffield to honour Peter Stringfellow

A petition has been launched for Sheffield city council to honour club tycoon Peter Stringfellow by adding him to the Walk of Fame outside the town hall. 

The Sheffield-born businessman, who died in June 2018, was born in Pitsmoor 1940 where he brought huge names like Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Beatles and Fleetwood Mac to the Steel City’s King Mojo club.

Barry Northall, the Sheffield resident who set up the petition, said: “Peter Stringfellow was a Sheffield boy made good, and always proud of and never forgot his roots. He brought music and many famous acts to the City in the 60s such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye,Tina Turner and Joe Cocker was a regular at Peter’s clubs. All remained friends throughout his life. His Sheffield clubs are remembered affectionately by many.

“We believe Peter James Stringfellow should be celebrated as a famous and valued son of our great City – a Sheffield legend.”

At the time of writing, the petition has reached 470 signatures of its 500 target.

Read our interview with Peter Stringfellow here.

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