Peterson performed on The Tonight Show, The Ed Sullivan Show and What’s My Line?. Popular Right Now. All writing is copyright of Rock and Blues Muse and may not be reprinted without permission from the publisher. The Lifelong Performer, Who Got His Start In Music At Just Five Years Old, Passed On Sunday. Lucky Peterson - Death Don't Have No Mercy Lyrics Lucky Peterson. "It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Lucky Peterson," said a statement published in French and English on the Facebook page of the American blues musician. James coached young Lucky on the organ, and he soon became a remarkably strong player for his age. One of my earliest television memories was seeing a five year old WASHINGTON | the musician of The american blues Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at 55 years in a hospital of Dallas in the State of Texas, announced his family on the social networks. The announcement came via his Facebook page this afternoon. A message on his Facebook page, announcing the death “with great sorrow,” said Peterson was rushed to a hospital in critical condition after falling ill at his home. Lucky Peterson, who died this week at age 55, was far more famous in Paris, France, than he was here. on Alligator Records, followed by Triple Play in 1991 also on Alligator Records. American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at age 55 in Dallas, Texas. "At this time please respect the family's privacy, but do keep them in your prayers," it said. Stephen Ferrone. In 1989, Lucky released his first album on Alligator Records, Lucky Strikes! Peterson was at home when he “became ill … | All rights Reserved | Privacy Policy. Lucky Peterson Death – It has been reported that an American musician Lucky Petersonhas sadly passed away. A message on his Facebook page, announcing the death “with great sorrow,” said Peterson was rushed to a hospital in critical condition after falling ill at his home. I met Lucky while recording the Etta James album The Right Time. Millions of people watched Peterson sing “1-2-3-4”, a cover version of “Please, Please, Please” by James Brown. A searing lead guitarist, a rich and powerful organist, and a first-rate vocalist, Lucky’s musicianship effortlessly translates gospel, rock, and jazz into a 21st century blues. French music critic and journalist Alex Dutihl said Peterson died of a massive brain hemorrhage. Unlike the others, Scott Peterson was convicted -- and sits on Death Row to this day. He had twenty albums to his credit. (May 18, 2020) He was an incredible talent, who became a blues legend known around the world. A message on his Facebook page, announcing the death "with great sorrow," said Peterson was rushed to a hospital in critical condition after falling ill at his home. His father, James Peterson was a renowned guitarist as well as owning the The Governor’s Inn, a popular roadhouse club in the city and regular stop for some of the most famous bluesmen of the day. RIP amigo. In March 2018 Lucky Peterson was nominated by JAZZ FM in the UK for this year’s “Best Blues Act” award. Veteran blues musician Lucky Peterson – born Judge Kenneth Peterson – has died at the age of 55. American Blues legend, the multi-instrumentalist Lucky Peterson, is one of the most riveting performers of the modern blues era. (May 18, 2020) He was an incredible talent, who became a blues legend known around the world. A much sought after collaborator for both recording and live touring, Lucky’s genius never failed him. American bluesman Lucky Peterson, a master of the six string and the Hammond B3, died Sunday (May 17) at his home in Dallas.He was 55. He produced Little Lucky Peterson’s first album when he was only 5 years old, a single entitled “1,2,3,4” and follow up album for Chicago’s Today Records. He went on to record many albums on labels such as Verve, Universal, Dreyfus, JSP Records, and others. The Sunday evening Facebook announcement hit me like a brick: “It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Lucky Peterson on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2:25 PM CST in Dallas, Texas. Lucky Peterson embodied a plural blues, with seasoned pieces of jazz, R&B and rock. I played Bass for Little Lucky at his father’s bar and we opened for James Brown at War Memorial Stadium in Buffalo NY I also went to New York City with Lucky, Willie Dixon Lucky’s father and others, we recorded at Columbia records. Sorry it never materialized. At this time please respect the family’s privacy, but do keep them in your prayers.”. American blues musician Lucky Peterson, pictured at the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival, AFP Lucky Peterson (born December 13th, 1964, Buffalo, New York, USA; died May 17th, 2020, Dallas, Texas), son of James Peterson, was an American keyboardist and guitarist who played contemporary blues, fusing soul, R&B, gospel and rock 'n roll. American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at age 55 in Dallas, Texas. It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Lucky Peterson on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2:25 PM CST in Dallas, Texas. Rest in peace Lucky. i going to miss him . A searing lead guitarist, a rich and powerful organist, and a first-rate vocalist, Lucky’s musicianship effortlessly translates gospel, … The cause of death is still unknown. Lucky Peterson Biography by Mark Deming + Follow Artist. "At this time please respect the family's privacy, but do keep them in your prayers," it said. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. Blues-soul entertainer and recording artist Lucky Peterson died yesterday (17) at his home in Dallas, at the age of 55. Dirty lyannaYoungBoy Never Broke Again; Hot GyalXXXTENTACION; Deen AssalamSabyan Gambus; Beautiful In WhiteWestlife; In My FeelingsDrake; High Rated GabruGuru Randhawa; MercyBrett Young; Last.fm's Current Most Loved Pop Tracks . Lucky didn’t disappoint one bit, and continued to tear up the B3, and guitar all week on the tracks we put down. He released 5 albums on the Verve label, including Spirituals & Gospel: Dedicated to Mahalia Jackson (with Mavis Staples). "It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Lucky Peterson," said a press release published in French and English on the artist's Facebook page. Willie Dixon, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, … His Cause Of Death Is Unknown At This Point. You will be missed may your family be comforted at this time. i hung out with for a coule day’s after that. I already had a couple of his CDs (Triple Play, I’m Ready), so when I heard he was coming to town I jumped at the chance to see him. Radios across France, including RFI, will pay tribute with special programmes this week to the American blues legend Lucky Peterson who died suddenly from a stroke at the age of 55 on Sunday. Peterson was at home when he “became ill … A much sought after collaborator for both recording and live touring, Lucky’s genius never failed him. A message on his Facebook page, announcing the death "with great sorrow," said Peterson was rushed to a hospital in critical condition after falling ill at his home. The 24th annual Maple Blues Awards will stream from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Vancouver across February Mondays, Net proceeds will be donated to non-profit group Live Music Society, benefitting small music venues, © 2020 American Blues Scene on May 17. News of the bluesman’s death was confirmed in a statement on his Facebook page, which reported that Peterson was hospitalised after falling critically ill. No cause of death has yet been announced. Peterson’s last album, released in October 2019, celebrated his 50 years as a performer with the title 50 ... R.I.P. French music critic and journalist Alex Dutihl said Peterson died of a massive brain hemorrhage. Willie Weeks noted my surprise, and said “Wait till you hear this guy, he’s like Hendrix”. Eva HAMBACH / AFP. One of those artists was Willie Dixon, who recognized his talent and produced Little Lucky Peterson’s first album when he was only 5 years old — Our Future — released on the label Today/Perception Records. "At this time please respect the family's privacy, but do keep them in your prayers," it said. Before Lucky turned six, he appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and What’s My Line? Family of the deceased are unhappy as they are mourning the painful exit of their loved one. He took blues to yet another level. Lucky Peterson combined contemporary blues with soul, R&B, gospel and rock to create his unique sound. Rest in peace. Blues singer, keyboardist and electric guitar player Lucky Peterson died on May 17 at his home in Dallas. Legendary American Bluesman Lucky Peterson, master of the blues guitar and the Hammond B3 , in 2019 will be celebrating his 50th Anniversary of performing professionally. American bluesman Lucky Peterson deadWashington (AFP) American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at the age of 55 in a hospital in Dallas, Texas, relatives said on social media. The full post below: My dad always talked about how great he was and could play so many instruments. Lucky was 55 years old at the time of death. At this time please respect the family’s privacy, but do keep them in your prayers. His death leaves an enormous hole in the blues world. I will miss him. American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at age 55 in Dallas, Texas. American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at age 55 in Dallas, Texas. Willie Dixon saw the five year old Lucky Peterson performing at the club and took him under his wing. I saw Lucky Peterson in Seattle sometime in the early-to-mid 1990s. followed by Triple Play in 1991. "At this time please respect the family's privacy, but do keep them in your prayers," it said. The Night I Jammed With Jimmy Page by Joanna Connor. Lucky is one of the greatest bluesmen…ever. Several more albums followed on various labels including Blue Thumb, Dreyfus, JSP, Jazz Village and more. Lucky Peterson (born Judge Kenneth Peterson in Buffalo, NY, on 13 December 1964; died 17 May 2020) was an American musician who played contemporary blues, fusing soul, R&B, gospel and rock and roll. American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at age 55 in Dallas, Texas. We talked about doing an album together. Soon after he was playing backup guitar and keyboards for Etta James, Bobby “Blue” Bland and Little Milton. A cause of death was not disclosed. American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at age 55 in Dallas, Texas. The elder Peterson mentored his son from very early on. The news, announced via Facebook, came out of nowhere. © 2020. At the age of 55, Lucky Peterson had already spent over 50 years in the music business. A message on his Facebook page, announcing the death "with great sorrow," said Peterson was rushed to a hospital in critical condition after falling ill at his home. His death was announced on his Facebook page. Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at 55 in a hospital in Dallas, Texas, his relatives announced on social media Monday. Peterson was 55 years old. I felt like I was witnessing my own private concert. Radios across France, including RFI, will pay tribute with special programmes this week to the American blues legend Lucky Peterson who died suddenly from a stroke at the age of 55 on Sunday.