This Fall, the Drama of a Squalid Times Square

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This Fall, the Drama of a Squalid Times Square

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George Pelecanos, a crime novelist and TV writer who came of age in Washington, D.C., in the 1970s when it was a majority African-American city, loves the music of soul/funk singer Curtis Mayfield.

“He’s a hero of mine, a spiritual hero,” he says. “I had the ‘Super Fly’ soundtrack on the eight-track in my Camaro, and I played it around the clock.”

Mr. Pelecanos is thrilled that a Mayfield track is the theme song for HBO’s…

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