I used to have vivid, deeply weird dreams. I rarely have them any more but I had one the other night. It was neither a sweet dream nor a nightmare. All I can recall is a voice saying the name Xavier Cugat over and over again. Hence this week’s post.
Xavier Cugat was a Cuban bandleader and exponent of the rhumba and the cha cha cha. Apparently, he was also a bread hugger.
Below is a CD reissue cover without Cugat hugging a loaf of bread. They seem to have misplaced a cha as well.
Here’s the whole damn album. It makes me wanna hug a baguette with a beret: