Pete Shotton, British washboardist and businessman, Died at 75


Peter Shotton was born on August 4, 1941, and died on March 24, 2017.

He was commonly referred to as Pete Shotton.

He was an English businessman and former washboard player.

Shotton was known for his long friendship with John Lennon of The Beatles.

Shotton was a member of The Quarrymen, the precursor of the Beatles, and remained close to the group during their career.

Pete built an independent career as a restaurant manager, eventually founding the Fatty Arbuckle’s chain of restaurants.

He died at his home in Knutsford, Cheshire.

Pete Shotton passed away at 75 years old.