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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Song by Alumnus Paul Shaffer Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Paul Shaffer

Congratulations to alumnus Paul Shaffer (BA 1971 UC), who co-wrote the 1982 disco song “It’s Raining Men,” which was recently inducted in the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Toronto-born Shaffer is the former band leader of Late Show with David Letterman. He co-wrote the track, performed by the Weather Girls, with Paul Jabara.