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Shoot Me While I'm Happy - Memories from the Tap Goddess of the Lower East Side with Foreword by the Late Gregory Hines

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This is not a history of tap dancing. It is one determined woman's highly personal account of falling in love with and living the tap life. One of the linchpins behind the Great Tap Revival of the 1970s and 80s, Jane Goldberg tracked down, studied with, and performed alongside some of the tap greats of the twentieth century. In the process, she came up with a genre all her ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published June 11th 2008 by Changing Times Tap Dancing Co, Inc.
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Aug 04, 2016 R.G. Stern rated it it was amazing
"Shoot Me While I’m Happy" is Jane Goldberg’s personal journey to embrace and resurrect the public art and love of tap. Smart, irreverent, and joyful, this memoir is not just a history, not just one woman’s endeavor to meet and schmooze with the legends of tap, though that is certainly a part of her story. It is an ode to an era and personalities larger than life, with an eye toward entertaining the reader, with liberal doses of wit and humor. It is also a memoir of her very personal development ...more
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Lovely personal tale of tap.
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