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Author: Jerry Scheff
Publisher: Milwaukee, Wis. : Backbeat Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Jerry Scheff played session bass with some of the great names in popular music, including Neil Diamond, Nancy Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, John Denver, and others. In this book, he gives his view of some of music's biggest names as their audiences never saw them: tired at the end of a session, burned out after a show, inspired by a new song. He blends memories of childhood and adolescence with anecdotes about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jerry Scheff; Elvis Presley; Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan; Elvis Presley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Scheff
ISBN: 9781617130328 161713032X
OCLC Number: 752067800
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: The last tour --
Viva Las Vegas --
Into the fire --
Longhorns --
Mia, Paula, and The Karate Chops --
The Jungle Room --
Boogie-woogie and the tuba --
Sacramento dreamin' --
Mistaken identity --
Les Buie and the bugle --
The sergeant's lady --
Back to California --
Paying my dues --
The LA plunge --
And then ... --
Another dimension --
Green in the Big Apple --
The Sunn amp --
Changing of the guard --
Cleaning up --
Country roads --
Convicts and confederates --
The trap.
Other Titles: Playing bass with Elvis, Dylan, the Doors and more
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A stalwart presence behind some of the greatest names of popular music, bassist Jerry Scheff has also played with Roy Orbison, Elvis Costello, the Association, Neil Diamond, Johnny Mathis, the Everly  Read more...

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