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In your feature on Elton John you mentioned other stars that had performed in Chesterfield. One that you missed was Pink Floyd, who I saw at St James Hall (Jimmy’s), on Vicar Lane, in 1969.

Although this was prior to their Dark Side of the Moon period, it was still surprising for such a major band to be playing Chesterfield in what was basically a church hall.

The support act that night was local band King Mob Echo. A couple of their members are still active in the local music scene as members of the legendary Pitz. Another former member is Derbyshire Times photographer, Terry Walden.

Cllr Terry Gilby

Deputy leader of Chesterfield Borough Council