We'll Be Here for the Rest of Our Lives

We'll Be Here for the Rest of Our Lives

A Swingin' Show-biz Saga

Book - 2009
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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.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday/Flying Dolphin Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9780385524834
Characteristics: viii, 322 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., ports. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ritz, David
Alternative Title: Paul Shaffer.


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EdgeofHeaven Mar 08, 2015

Top Ten Reasons to Read Paul's Memoir

1) Paul's near fatal car accident in Hawaii.

2) Gilda Radner does "Gilda Live" on Broadway. Paul is musical director.

3) Sonny & Cher perform "I got you babe" on Letterman.

4)"A Year at The Top" - a Norman Lear sitcom starring Paul Shaffer is a flop.

5) Paul lives in the Gramercy Park Hotel for 11 years (two rooms, no kitchen).

6) Martin Short drives Paul to the Toronto airport in his VW Beetle.

7) Lorne Michaels objects to Ray Charles request to host SNL because "he wouldn't be able to read the cue cards".

8) Britney Spears says to Paul "Oh, you're Dave's deejay, aren't you? That's who you are!"

9) Paul's question to Julia Roberts.

10) Jaco Pastorius serenades diners (including Paul) at the Gramercy Hotel with a free and inaudible concert.

Dec 27, 2009

totally swinging and groovy read.

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