Lionel Peterson

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Lionel Peterson (Gebore in Alexandra, Johannesburg, op 13 Oktober 1947, sterf 14 Julie 2022) was 'n Suid-Afrikaanse gospelsanger en evangelis wat die meeste gewild was vir die uitvoering van rhythm & blues en gospel-lofliedjies.

Lewensloop[wysig | wysig bron]

Lionel Petersen, die hoofsanger van The Winners. Petersen, ook genoem Mr. Music, het op tienjarige ouderdom begin sing nadat hy deur kunstenaars beïnvloed is soos Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, James Brown, Otis Redding en Wilson Pickett.[1]

In die laat 1970's het hy begin optree met verskillende rock- en R&B-groepe, veral die Miracles en Thunderballs van Johannesburg. Daarna het hy van Johannesburg na Port Elizabeth verhuis, waar hy in die middel 1970's by The Invaders, een van die top groepe in die land gedurende die sewentigs, aangesluit het.[2]

Lionel Peterson sterf op ouderdom 75 op 14 Julie 2022.

Diskografie[wysig | wysig bron]

Albums[wysig | wysig bron]

  • Mr Music (Plum, 1974).
  • I’ll Take You Where the Music’s Playing (1975).
  • Soul Brother (Plum, 1975).
  • That’s the Way (1976).
  • Gold (Plum, 1976).
  • Flying Out – Harari (Gallo, 1981).
  • Home Brew – Harari (Rufaro Records, 1982).
  • Feel Free (Shandel, 1986).
  • Rejoice Africa (Integrity, 1991).
  • Day By Day (Harmony Records, 1999).
  • The Heart and Soul of the Invaders (1998). Compilation album.
  • Just Hymns (Rhema, 2002). Featuring Adlan Cruz.

Enkel snitte[wysig | wysig bron]

  • Come Back Liza/Freight Train (CCP, 1973).
  • I Need A Little Love/I Can Sing It (Plum, 1973).
  • Private Number/For Love (Plum, 1974).
  • Try A Little Love/ Make It, Don’t Break It (Plum, 1974).
  • I’ll Take You Where The Music’s Playing/Dolly My Love (1975).
  • Bouncy, Bouncy, Bounce (Plum, 1976).
  • That’s The Way/ Black Queen (Plum, 1976).
  • I’ll Keep On Coming Back/Freight Train (Plum, 1977).
  • Sweets For My Sweet (RCA, 1977).
  • Stay (Bullet, 1979).
  • Please Don’t Pass Me By (Bullet, 1980).
  • We Are Number One – The Winners (EMI/CCP Records, 1984).[3]

Verwysings[wysig | wysig bron]

  1. Lionel Peterson Died Age 75, South African Gospel Singer Will Be Missed. https://www.thelocalreport.in/lionel-peterson-died-age-75-south-african-gospel-singer-will-be-missed/?amp=1 ,besoek op 15 Julie 2022.
  2. Lionel Peterson Died Age 75, South African Gospel Singer Will Be Missed. https://www.thelocalreport.in/lionel-peterson-died-age-75-south-african-gospel-singer-will-be-missed/?amp=1,besoek op 15 Julie 2022.
  3. Gospel Singer Lionel Peterson Biography – Age, Career, Cause Of Death https://tsbnews.com/2022/07/gospel-singer-lionel-peterson-biography-age-career-cause-of-death-and-net-worth/ , besoek op 15 Julie 2022.