October 14, 2009

Dickie Peterson: 1948- 2009

Prioneering heavy bass player Dickie Peterson has passed away in Germany.

Dickie Peterson, the bassist/vocalist and founding member of Blue Cheer, passed away Monday morning (October 12) at 5 a.m. in Germany. He was 61 years old. Peterson had reportedly been battling prostate and liver cancer, and according to Blue Cheer's message board, had developed a fatal infection following a surgical procedure to help alleviate his fight.

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