Sonny Bono

Rewinding The Charts: In 1965, Sonny & Cher 'Got' To No. 1

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:42:00 GMT
Sonny Bono
Credit: Billboard

Sonny Bono was working for producer Phil Spector in the early 1960s, and, after meeting Cher in 1962, the pair sang background for Spector on the Ronettes' 1963 hit "Be My Baby" and the Righteous Brothers' 1964 chart-topper "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'."

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Cher Flies High In 'D2K' Tour This Fall

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:39:00 GMT
Edge on the Net
Sonny Bono

Cher's career began at 17 as a backup singer when she met fledgling producer Sonny Bono. Together they quickly hit the jackpot with their signature number one song "I Got You Babe" in 1965 and their attention-grabbing hair and clothes -- an early hint of ...

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Beyoncé serenades Jay Z in ‘On the Run’ trailer

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMT
New York Post
Sonny Bono

Opening to a classic jazz club setting (complete with black and white lighting), Beyoncé croons the Sonny Bono-penned “Bang Bang” to Jay Z as he smokes a cigar and watches from nearby. Following the seductive scene, the rest of the clip shows footage ...

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Sonny Bono killed in skiing accident

Mon, 05 Jan 1998 16:00:00 GMT

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, California (CNN) -- Congressman Sonny Bono, who first stepped into the spotlight as half of the singing duo Sonny and Cher, was killed Monday in a skiing accident, authorities said early Tuesday. He was 62. Bono, an avid skier, was ...

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An Updated Guide to the Secret Memorials of Washington D.C.

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:50:00 GMT
Sonny Bono
Credit: Curbed

But do the hordes of tourists (and for that matter, locals) know that there's a park dedicated to Sonny Bono south of Dupont Circle or a statue of Albert Einstein in Foggy Bottom? Not necessarily. As such, we've put together this mapped guide to D.C.'s ...

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Cher Jokes That Sonny Bono Is in Hell

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 12:10:49 GMT
US Magazine

"Hi Cher, if Sonny Bono were still alive today, but you only had a minute to talk to him, what would you say," a fan asked. The response? "How hot is it where you just came from?" Cher, 67, and Bono first met in 1962 and married two years later.

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