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We'll be here for the rest of our lives : a swingin' show-biz saga

Author: Paul Shaffer; David Ritz
Publisher: New Yok : Doubleday/Flying Dolphin Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this hilarious, entertaining, and candid memoir--in which he dishes on everyone from John Belushi and Jerry Lewis to Mel Gibson and Britney Spears--Paul Shaffer gives readers the full behind-the-scenes story of his life, from banging out pop tunes on the piano at the age of twelve to leading the band every night at the Sullivan Theater.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Paul Shaffer; Paul Shaffer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Shaffer; David Ritz
ISBN: 9780385524834 0385524838
OCLC Number: 299714497
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 322 p, [8] p. of plates. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Dylan and me --
Two Jews' blues --
B3 --
Running into Ray Charles --
With your kind indulgence --
Shaffer a-go-go --
Did you hear the one about the ventriloquist --
And the Rabbi? --
Here I come to save the day --
Frank Sinatra welcomes Elvis back from --
The army --
Sweet, sweet Connie --
The all-time greatest pussycat of the world --
Nights in white satin --
Keeping North American safe --
You've seen these, then? --
Where are we now? --
Blame Canada --
Jilly loves you more than you will know --
Love's theme --
Which of these coffees is the fresher? --
A black cashmere coat with a red silk lining --
Hollywood swinging --
The Brady bunch, the Ohio players, and Mr. Chevy Chase --
Paul at the gramercy --
Catherine Vasapoli --
The blues brothers! --
Divided soul --
King of Hawaiian entertainment --
The healing powers of Mr. Blackwell --
How blue can you get? --
The call that changed it all --
Blues, brother --
I'm no homophobe, or how I came to co-write --
It's raining men --
The gig of gigs --
My Elvis --
Loving Gilda --
Kick my ass - please! --
Take my limo, please --
Viva Shaf Vegas --
Mel Gibson and the Jews --
On the night shift --
Bad taste --
Family is everything --
What kind of host am I? --
The grinch who ruined Christmas --
Patriotism and religion.
Other Titles: Swingin' show-biz saga
Responsibility: Paul Shaffer with David Ritz.

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In this hilarious, entertaining, and candid memoir--in which he dishes on everyone from John Belushi and Jerry Lewis to Mel Gibson and Britney Spears--Paul Shaffer gives readers the full behind-the-scenes story of his life, from banging out pop tunes on the piano at the age of twelve to leading the band every night at the Sullivan Theater.

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