ST. LOUIS (AP) — Singer David Peaston, who had a string of R&B hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, has died, his family said Thursday.
Peaston, 54, died Wednesday of complications from diabetes, his niece, Neuka Mitchell said.
Peaston was born into a St. Louis family with deep musical roots. His mother, gospel singer Martha Bass, was one of the Clara Ward Singers. His older sister, Fontella Bass, is a noted singer whose single "Rescue Me"...
"i weii miss daiid paeston vary much i have his album on my wall i remember when i first saw him on apllo when he was singing god bless the child . i couldnt wate until his album came out . i was the first one in my family to ..."
– Deborah Pitts, FRIEND,
May 17, 2012
"This man was a great tenor and a great spirit. Always dealt with others in the highest integrity and humility.he was a pastors friend. He gave me my first opportunity to sing background in a professional studio. my did he pay well! Earth rejoiced at his entrance and heaven rejoiced at his arrival"
– Bishop Wyatt Greenlee, Colleague,fan, and friend,
Feb 07, 2012
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