Lucky Peterson, a Bluesman Since He Was a Boy, Dies at 55 - The New York Times
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Lucky Peterson, a Bluesman Since He Was a Boy, Dies at 55

He cut a record at 5 and went on to a steady if somewhat under-the-radar career as a backing musician and solo artist.

By Neil Genzlinger

May 21, 2020
The blues musician Lucky Peterson in performance in 2001. He was known as both a guitarist and an organist as well as an evocative vocalist. Below left, Mr. Peterson recorded his first album when he was, as the title made clear, 5 years old. Below right, Mr. Peterson at a jazz festival on the French island of Corsica in 2018. He was popular in France as well as in American blues clubs. The blues musician Lucky Peterson in performance in 2001. He was known as both a guitarist and an organist as well as an evocative vocalist. Below left, Mr. Peterson recorded his first album when he was, as the title made clear, 5 years old. Below right, Mr. Peterson at a jazz festival on the French island of Corsica in 2018. He was popular in France as well as in American blues clubs.Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival



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