‘Late Show’ Band Leader Paul Shaffer Energetically Recalls His Favorite Musical Guests to David Letterman

On the May 14th episode of Late Show with David Letterman, longtime band leader, musical director, and sidekick Paul Shaffer sat down with the host to energetically discuss his favorite musical guests, James Brown and Bob Dylan. The two men also recalled one of their most dangerous moments working together.

James Brown’s appearance on July 12, 1982

Bob Dylan’s appearance in 1984.