Peter Lee Stirling

Thanks to Colin Timmins plus a mystery visitor who spoke to Larry Page, I have now been able to talk to Peter. My typical sense of timing.... search for 2 years and when I call he's in the bath. HUGE respect to those who helped and watch out for a mini bio from Peter soon.

Best remembered as a songwriter (with The Merseybeats' I Think Of You and Don't Turn Around among his credits), Peter Lee Stirling from Birmingham fronted The Bruisers in the mid-sixties and then recorded a string of solo pop singles. He continued to write and record into the seventies and later changed his name to Daniel Boone enjoying UK hits with Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast (No 17) and Beautiful Sunday (No 21) on the Penny Farthing label. In the seventies he was a member of Hungry Wolf

Peter Lee Stirling aka Daniel Boone

Peter Lee Stirling aka Daniel Boone

45s with the Bruisers

Label Year
My Heart Commands Me/Welcome Stranger (Columbia DB 4992) 1963
I Could If I Wanted To/Right From The Start (Parlophone R 5063) 1963
Now That I've Found You/I Believe (Parlophone R 5112) 1964
Sad, Lonely And Blue/I'm Looking For Someone To Love (Parlophone R 5158) 1964
Everything Will Be Alright/You'll Be Mine (Parlophone R 5198) 1964

Solo 45s

Label Year
The Sweet And Tender Hold Of Your Love/Everybody Needs A Someone (Decca F 12433) 1966
Oh What A Fool/I'm Sportin' A New Baby (Decca F 12535) 1966
You Don't Live Twice/8:35 On The Dot (Decca F 12628) 1967
Goodbye Thimblemill Lane/Hey Conductor (Decca F 12674) 1967
Big Sam/Mr. Average Man (MCA MU 1093) 1969
Goodbye Summer Girl/Judes In Blue (MCA MK 5027) 1970

The Bruisers


Peter Lee Stirling (Peter Green) guitar, vocal
Peter McGinty bass guitar
Dave Mountney drums
Bobby Coral (John Ship) lead vocal
Desi Vyse guitar, vocal

Tommy Bruce and the Bruisers - his band The Bruisers featured Peter Lee Stirling, the writer of hits like The Merseybeats' "I Think Of You" and "Don't Turn Around".

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