Langston Hughes

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United States writer (1902-1967)

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In this respect, Dream Boogie is as important an historical text as Cooke is a key figure in American music.
Dream Boogie follows the '50s music phenom from his birth in Clarksdale, Mississippi, until his untimely and mysterious death in 1964.
Sam and Barbara's stories run parallel throughout Dream Boogie, connected in a way their real lives rarely were.
Dream Boogie supersedes its predecessor almost entirely.
Perhaps this is because Peter Guralnick already has a history writing extensively on American popular music and musicians, from Robert Johnson to Western Swing and soul; or perhaps it's because Dream Boogie goes beyond the listings of hits and biographical detail to probe the social and cultural atmosphere which fostered Cooke and his music.