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  1. The Number Ones: Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Stereogum

    ... folk rock that was starting to take over in one of those big generation-divide moments. It's got Cher reassuring Sonny Bono that his hair's not too long. It's not Bob Dylan, exactly, but it was pitched directly to the same young people who were ...


  2. Hairspray' turns 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Herald Gazette

    ... integration on the dance show. This gets her into trouble on many sides, especially with Amber's pushy parents (Sonny Bono and Deborah Harry). Tracy's parents are memorably portrayed by Jerry Stiller and Divine. Costumes and dancing are welcomed at ...


  3. Bob Mackie's Creations for Cher, Carol Burnett and More to Be AuctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 |

    Julien's Auctions will celebrate the timeless glamour and inimitable style and genius of legendary fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie in Property From Collection Of Bob Mackie . This fashion auction featuring over 200 creations from the renowned designer will take place mid-November 2018 in a live and online auction at .


  4. This Week in Television History: July 2018 Part VRead the original story

    Monday Jul 30 | Child of Television

    The popular variety show, featuring music, comedy routines and sarcastic banter between vertically challenged Sonny and his statuesque wife, Cher. Sonny and Cher had been singing and performing comedy in nightclubs for more than a decade.


  5. Cher celebrates rave reviews for Mamma Mia 2 in IbizaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Daily Mail

    Cher, 72, celebrates rave reviews for Mamma Mia 2 by showing off her figure as she goes bra-free in thin shirt in Ibiza Cher is winning rave reviews for her performance as performer Ruby opposite Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfriend in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Her high point: a passionate version of ABBA's Fernando that she sings to Andy Garcia.


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    Tuesday Jul 17 | BIO

    ... Born on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California, Cher rose to stardom as part of a singing act with husband Sonny Bono in the 1960s, hitting No. 1 with the single "I Got You Babe." The couple later starred on The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour , though ...


  7. Lorraine Kelly's age bombshell leaves Jake Quickenden gobsmackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Daily Star

    ... been active in show business since the early 1960s, releasing music under the name Bonnie Jo Mason and alongside Sonny Bono as Caesar & Cleo. She then began releasing music as Cherilyn with her debut album, All I Really Want to Do, peaking at number ...


  8. Exhibit features Ernie Barnes, football player turned artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Washington Times

    His teammates on the San Diego Chargers nicknamed him "Big Rembrandt" because he was always scribbling on pieces of paper. He ended up painting vivid and highly acclaimed images from the playing field and from African-American life.


  9. This photo made available by the Ernie Barnes Family Trust shows the painting titledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Myrtle Beach Online

    This photo made available by the Ernie Barnes Family Trust shows the painting titled "Sugar Shack," created by Ernie Barnes in 1976. The state history museum in North Carolina is opening an exhibit of works by Barnes, an African-American athlete and artist whose best-known painting was "Sugar Shack," which was the cover of a Marvin Gaye album and also appeared in the closing credits of the sitcom "Good Times."


  10. 'The Cher Show' Revs Up in Chicago for BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | News Max

    "The Cher Show" revved up in Chicago Thursday night before it makes its way to Broadway in the fall, getting mixed reviews from critics. The ambitious musical that takes on one of entertainment's most transformative figures played in front of an audience at Chicago's Oriental Theatre on Thursday and will continue through July 15, according to Playbill .


  11. Review Roundup: Do the Critics 'Believe' in the Cher Show in Chicago?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 |

    ... in her life and career. They will be joined by Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful, Jersey Boys) as Sonny Bono , Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse (Kiss Me, Kate; A Chorus Line) as Bob Mackie , Michael Campayno (Wicked) as Rob Camilletti, ...


  12. Just 'Believe!' Pre-Broadway 'Cher Show' needs to let the Chers take chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... But when you have a subject who actually had at least two real TV shows, one alongside her first husband, Sonny Bono, the second on her own, there's the additional problem of actually confusing the audience. At various points in Act 1, it is hard to ...


  13. Last chance to see 'Shrek the Musical' this week at Chief Logan State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Courtesy of TAS The Aracoma Story Inc is entering its last week showcasing its take on a Dreamworks classic.


  14. Cher gets uncomfortable watching personal life portrayed in stage showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 |

    Cher wants to "stick needles" in her eyes when watching aspects of her personal life being portrayed in her new stage musical The Cher Show. The jukebox musical, which feature songs from Cher's back catalogue, chronicles her life from her childhood in Los Angeles to her reinvention as a pop icon and movie star, following her days in pop duo Sonny & Cher and the end of her turbulent marriage to Sonny Bono.


  15. Zakk Wylde on His Surprising First Musical InspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2018 | WWBN-FM Burton

    Zakk Wylde is one of metal's most iconic guitarists, but his fans know that he has a softer side: he's also a great piano player and balladeer . Sammy Hagar interviewed Wylde for his TV show  Rock & Roll Road Trip , and noted, "You have this mellow side to you.


  16. 'Shrek' opens tonight at the Liz Spurlock AmphitheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Logan Banner

    The cast and crew of "Shrek the Musical" are gearing up for opening night Thursday.


  17. Cher Fast FactsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | WAAY

    Dropped out of school and moved to Los Angeles at age 16. Soon afterward, she met Sonny Bono, 11 years her senior. After Cher's first single, " Ringo, I Love You" flopped, Bono and Cher formed a duo called Caesar and Cleo.


  18. 98 Things That Happened in 1998Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Billboard

    ... Michael L. Kennedy, son of RFK, was tragically killed after colliding with a tree while skiing in Aspen, Colo., Sonny Bono -- one-half of iconic duo Sonny & Cher -- meets the same fate on vacation with family at a resort in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. ...


  19. A Most Merry 2018 Birthday To the Awesome Joe Cocker and the Irrepressible CherRead the original story

    May 20, 2018 | Aquarius Papers

    Today we celebrate the 74th birthday of a vocal force of Nature, the legendary Joe Cocker. It's also Cher's 72nd birthday! I found videos of some of her most famous tunes with Sonny, as well as complete shows where she shows a diamond polish! For now, though, we'll postpone the polished diamond and celebrate a very rough uncut stone ! Joe Cocker has certainly been blessed with some of the best backing musicians around! Jimmy Page was a contributor to his studio versions of "Marjorine" and "With A Little Help From My Friends," as was Procol Harem's drummer, BJ Wilson.


  20. Five interesting facts about CherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... of Ozzie and Harriet.'' Cher dropped out of school and moved to Los Angeles at age 16. Soon afterward, she met Sonny Bono, 11 years her senior. They were married and formed the popular musical duo "Sonny & Cher.'' Between 1965 and 1999, Cher had ...