Peter Guralnick

Peter Guralnick is an American music critic, author, and screenwriter. Born on December 15, 1943 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, he has made significant contributions to the field of music literature. With works like "Feel Like Going Home", "Lost Highway", and "Sweet Soul Music", Guralnick has explored the rich history of blues, rock 'n' roll, and rhythm and blues. His books have delved into the lives and journeys of iconic musicians such as Robert Johnson, Elvis Presley, and Sam Cooke.

Guralnick's expertise extends beyond writing as he received a Grammy Award in 1986 for his liner notes to the album "Sam Cooke Live At The Harlem Square Club 1963". This recognition highlights his meticulous attention to detail and deep understanding of musical artistry. His passion for documenting the stories behind legendary performers shines through in his work.

Through his extensive research and captivating storytelling style, Peter Guralnick has become a respected authority on American music history. Whether you are a devoted fan or simply curious about the origins of popular genres, Guralnick's books offer an enlightening journey into the lives and legacies of influential artists.


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