IDENTIFICATION AND BIO:
Singer/Songwriter, Author of authoritative books on The Beatles and other British rock groups
The Beatles Forever, McGraw-Hill (1980). ISBN: 0070550875
The Boys from Liverpool: John, Paul, George, Ringo (children's book), Routledge Kegan & Paul (1980). ISBN: 0416306616
505 Rock-and-Roll Questions Your Friends Can't Answer (with Elizabeth Schaffner), Walker & Co. (1981). ISBN: 0802706746
The British Invasion, McGraw-Hill (1982). ISBN: 0070550891
John Lennon in My Life (with Pete Shotten), Stein & Day (1983). ISBN: 0812829166
A Saucerful of Secrets: The Pink Floyd Odyssey, Harmony Books (1991). ISBN: 0517576082
The Fool's Journey (collection of illustrated poetry based on the Tarot).
Articles for Rolling Stone, Musician, The Village Voice, Trouser Press and other publications.
Magical Kingdoms - self-released CD (1990)
Where The Wind Takes Me
The Dance Of The Lightning Snakes
The Warlock King
Den Of Thieves (for Sol Swine)
"Journey's End" (version for vocalist/guitarist, violin, flute, clarinet, cello), Richard Barone, vocalist, Sudden Sunsets: Highlights from the Benson Series, Downtown Music Productions, Leonarda Records LE 354 (forthcoming).
- Obituary, New York Times, August 29, 1991.
PERFORMING RIGHTS AFFILIATION:
Magical Kingdoms CD is available from the Schaffner estate.
Books are in general circulation.
Val Schaffner (brother)
252 Seventh Avenue, Apt. 17M
New York, NY 10001
Richard Barone (musician, friend)
fax: (212) 989-6579
Book manuscripts and miscellaneous musical materials with Schaffner family.
Archives of Schaffner's research on The Beatles at:
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-7498
Appears in video documentary The Complete Beatles.
Excerpts from Magical Kingdoms CD appear in the soundtrack to the 1984 film Parting Glances.