The Man Who Made Elvis Laugh - A Life In American Comedy

The Man Who Made Elvis Laugh - A Life In American Comedy

by Joe Esposito
     
 

"Very funny man. And, a very, very funny book." - Larry King. Las Vegas, Nevada - 1969: Two forces collide that change the entertainment world forever. Elvis Presley is launching a comeback career that reignites Rock 'N' Roll, and stand-up comic Sammy Shore is firing up audiences in breathless anticipation of "The King." What brought these unique talents together,… See more details below

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"Very funny man. And, a very, very funny book." - Larry King. Las Vegas, Nevada - 1969: Two forces collide that change the entertainment world forever. Elvis Presley is launching a comeback career that reignites Rock 'N' Roll, and stand-up comic Sammy Shore is firing up audiences in breathless anticipation of "The King." What brought these unique talents together, not only in laughter and friendship, but also in the loneliness and insecurity that fame can bring? Sammy Shore reveals it all, as only he can, in this hilariously funny and highly poignant story of his life with Elvis and beyond. You'll eavesdrop on Sammy's intimate talks with Elvis and his detailed conversations with the music and comedy greats of all time. Milton Berle, Sid Caesar and Jan Murray, to name just a few.and also be front row center for all the hysterical routines that "killed" or bombed. You'll meet Sammy's son, Pauly Shore, just starting out in showbiz, the enigmatic Col. Parker, "Brother Sam" (Elvis' favorite preacher man) and the crazy cast of characters that formed Sammy's irreverent take on life today. So, join Sammy on his journey through it all-'the smooth cruisin' and the #$&% potholes of life! Because, he's The Man Who Made Elvis Laugh!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977894581
Publisher:
TCB JOE Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.66(d)

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