Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Dickie Peterson (BLUE CHEER) R.I.P. (1948-2009)
According to different internet sources BLUE CHEER bassist and co-founder Dickie Peterson died yesterday (Oct. 12) from cancer, aged 61.
BLUE CHEER were one of the heaviest bands emerging from the San Francisco scene in the late 60s and had a big hit with their version of "Summertime Blues" in 1968. They were named after a special brand of LSD.