Monday, 24 August 2015

News Round-Up: PHOTOS Of Cher On The Way To Private Gig. Plus 'Mask' director Says Cher Should Have Won Oscar For Role

Cher at LAX Airport, August 2015Legendary star Cher was photographed whilst strolling through LAX airport on Sunday.

The singer-actress was at the Los Angeles airport on her way to Austria, where she'll be performing a one-off private gig,

Little is known about the concert. However, the enduring songstress revealed on social networking site Twitter that its set list will include: "'Welcome To Burlesque', 'Woman's World', 'Strong Enough', stuff like that."

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Cher Wedding Dress Photograph Unveiled 33 Years After It Was Taken

Never-seen-before shot of Cher
A never-before-seen photograph of the Goddess of Pop Cher has been unveiled, 33 years after it was taken. 'Rolling Stone' reports:

When Peter Warrack shot a roll of film of Janis Joplin from the front row at Harvard Stadium in August 1970, he had no way of knowing it would turn out to be the psychedelic blues belter's last show. Even after her death of an overdose two months later, Warrack never bothered to revisit his negatives.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Cher's Guitarist David Shelley Dies, Aged 57

Cher, David Shelley; 'I Found Someone' music videoDavid Shelley, a guitarist who toured with Cher and appeared in her music videos, has died from cancer, aged 57. reports:

David Shelley, an uncommonly skilled guitarist and bandleader whose reliable presence on the South Florida blues scene belied a wildly eclectic journey to near stardom and back, reached the end of that road on Monday morning.

Shelley died in hospice care at the Fort Lauderdale home of his daughter Daylin after a long battle with cancer. He was 57.

Saturday, 8 August 2015

REVIEW! 'The Wrecking Crew' DVD

Cher in 'The Wrecking Crew'
"They played so well, and they played so well together. I think that they were so into that, and they respected each other, and they would sit and talk in-between takes and hang. It was a social event for these guys too." - Cher, 'The Wrecking Crew'

Those are Cher's first words in the documentary 'The Wrecking Crew'- the story of the unsung musicians who were the de-facto backing band on many of the number one hit records by The Beach Boys, Phil Spector, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, The Monkees and folk-rock super-couple Sonny & Cher.