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Elgin man remembers musical past, keeps following passion today
Dean Cook first realized his passion for music in 1965 after watching The Beatles perform in Houston, Texas, his hometown. While Cook’s musical talents have taken him on many wild rides over the years, Cook has retired and settled down in Elgin, where he now lives with his wife, Joanne. Cook started out as a bass guitar player with a band made up of a few high school friends.