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29 articles


The Supremes, the Righteous Brothers, the Beau Brummels et al: Cow Palace, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Mike Gormley, Ottawa Journal, The, 27 February 1965

Righteous Sound Shakes 'Frisco ...

Sonny Became Singer Giving Cher Courage

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 13 August 1965

"I NEVER intended to be a singer," confessed Sonny, when I found him squatting on the stairs in the corridors of a BBC Theatre in ...

Sonny & Cher Take Over Three Chart Spots! Including the Top!

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 27 August 1965

Keith Altham spent four days with them to write this revealing article ...

Sonny & Cher: Look At Us

Review by Richard Green, Record Mirror, 28 August 1965


The Mad Mad World of Sonny And Cher!

Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc Weekly, 4 September 1965

SONNY and Cher had just arrived in their manager's office in Los Angeles. It was 2.30 p.m. and they had bounced happily back from a ...

Why Do Hotels Ban Pop Stars?

Report and Interview by uncredited writer, Disc Weekly, 4 September 1965

WHY DO pop stars get banned from hotels? ...

Eskimo Boots: The Stars And Kooky Garb: Do Clothes Make The Man?

Report by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 11 September 1965

DO CLOTHES really make the man? Are they that important? Or are they merely for decoration? ...

Beat Music Background: Carnaby Street — New Way To Shop

Report by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 18 September 1965

WHILE ENGLAND has its huge department stores with multiple floors crammed with everything from needles and thread to tuxedos and minks, it also boasts a ...

Sonny & Cher: They've Got Each Other!

Interview by Mike Grant, Rave, October 1965

DISAPPEARING IN A flurry of furry jackets, shredded suits and bell-bottom trousers, Sonny and Cher left behind them no less than four hits in the ...

Sonny & Cher, Beau Brummels, The Byrds, Glen Campbell et al: Cow Palace, Daly City CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, San Francisco Examiner, The, 4 October 1965

Rock-and-Roll Party Bedlam ...

Sonny & Cher Get Even

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 22 October 1965

SONNY struck back last week! When I phoned him at his home in Los Angeles recently, I got him out of bed at five o'clock ...

Sonny and Cher: We're In Love, That's The Secret Of Success

Memoir by Keith Altham, New Musical Express Annual, 1966

IT WAS ON July 31, 1965, that a stocky little man dressed after the fashion of an Eskimo bounced across the reception hall in London ...

A Local Boy Makes Good: Sonny (of Sonny and Cher)

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 18 February 1966

WHEN SONNY and Cher come to Detroit for their performance at the Masonic Auditorium Sunday, Sonny will be returning to his hometown. ...

Charlie Greene and Brian Stone: What It Takes To Have A Hit Record

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 12 March 1966

IN THIS second article in our series on record producers, we are going to speak with three of the top young producers in the field ...

Behind the Scenes with Sonny Bono

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 16 April 1966

AS WE PROMISED a few issues back in The BEAT, in this next-to-last article in our series on record producers, we are going to speak ...

Sonny & Cher, Jimmy James & The Vagabonds: Astoria, Finsbury Park, London

Live Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 2 September 1966

Communication means everything for Sonny & Cher ...

Sonny & Cher, Jimmy James & the Vagabonds: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 3 September 1966

Sonny and Cher fail to communicate ...

Sonny & Cher: They're Pop's Most Lovable Couple

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 9 September 1966

IT'S THAT 'Little Man' again and bouncing back into the NME Chart this week at No. 18 comes popdom's most lovable couple, Mr. and Mrs. ...

Sonny & Cher

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 14 October 1966

ACTION stations for Sonny and Cher. In a transatlantic phone call from his home in Encino, Sonny told me that their first film, Good Times, ...

Loraine Alterman on Records: Janis Ian, Sonny & Cher, Chet Atkins, Lovin' Spoonful

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 26 March 1967

Janis Ian: She's Hip at 15 ...

New Albums From The Doors, Roy Orbison, Sonny & Cher et al

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 22 April 1967

Orbison Gibson album — a fine LP but could be depressing... ...

Good Times (Dir. William Friedkin, Columbia Pictures)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 17 June 1967

Sonny and Cher's Film: Great Fun ...

Jefferson Airplane et al: Newport Pop Festival, Orange County Fairgrounds CA

Live Review by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 17 August 1968


The Newport Pop Festival: Two Days of Surprises, Flowers, Cream Pies... and Super Sounds!

Live Review by Carol Deck, Flip, December 1968

THE ONLY THING really wrong with the Newport Pop Festival held recently in Orange Country, Calif, was that it wasn't in Monterey. ...

Behind the Scenes with Harold Battiste

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 9 July 1971

FREQUENTLY, we receive letters from readers' asking us to write about the people behind the scenes in our music. For example, the features we did ...

Sonny & Cher: Live

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 3 February 1972

I'M SURE I'LL never understand why it's become so fashionable to belittle Sonny & Cher, to blame everything from the dissolution of the Beatles to ...

Sonny & Cher: The Two Of Us

Review by Gene Sculatti, Creem, November 1972

"Like Sonny Bono will never know what happened when it's all over. He'll never know why it happened, because he didn't know what happened to ...

Growing Up With Sonny & Cher

Retrospective by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, November 1973

RECENTLY, THE SONNY & Cher Comedy Hour devoted a special show to what they called "The Sonny & Cher Years". ...

Cher: Self Made Woman

Interview by Mal Peachey, Vox, August 1991


see also Cher


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