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This former child prodigy, who played Hammond organ on The Ed Sullivan Show at age six and cut his teeth touring with Bobby Bland and Little Milton, had already switched to guitar and become a star in his own right when he made I'm Ready in 1992. Peterson's virtuosity on both instruments is unquestionable and provides the best moments on this otherwise lukewarm set of blues-rock. The instrumental "Junk Yard" is especially potent, with Peterson working his B-3's drawbars to squeeze every emotional nuance out of the instrument's floating tones. He also delivers some biting guitar on "Don't Cloud Up On Me," and gets winning support from the Uptown Horns joined by sax legend Illinois Jacquet. But this is a transitional disc. Peterson would really find his own edgy, urban, socially conscious style of blues with 2003's visceral Black Midnight Sun.

Customer Reviews

A very talented artist

The guitar notes are strong but sweet. Lucky knows how to get the gutsiest and heartfelt riffs out of the Hammond organ as well. I'm looking forward to hearing his other works now.


Born: December 13, 1964 in Buffalo, NY

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Child prodigy status is sometimes difficult to overcome upon reaching maturity. Not so for Lucky Peterson -- he's far bigger (in more ways than one) on the contemporary blues circuit than he was at the precocious age of six, when he scored a national R&B hit with the Willie Dixon-produced "1-2-3-4." Little Lucky Peterson was lucky to be born into a musical family. His dad, James Peterson, owned the Governor's Inn, a popular Buffalo, New York blues nightclub that booked the biggies: Jimmy Reed, Muddy...
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