Pete Shelley (Peter Campbell McNeish, 17 April 1955 – 6 December 2018) was an English singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the leader of the punk band Buzzcocks.
Shelley was born to Margaret and John McNeish at 48 Milton Street, in Leigh. Margaret was an ex-mill worker in the town, while John was a fitter at the nearby Astley Green Colliery. He had a younger brother, Gary.
Shelley formed Buzzcocks with Howard Devoto after the two met at the Bolton Institute of Technology (now…
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