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Peter Guralnick Gets Lost in Profiles of Musical Giants

Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 3 December 2020

PETER GURALNICK didn't set out to be a music journalist. The occupation didn't really exist at the time when a combination of luck and bluster led the obsessive blues fan to interview a "rediscovered" Skip James in 1965 for a non-existent magazine assignment.

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