Monday, August 24, 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, August 13, 2015

20 Euphoric Cher Anthems to Make You Burst With Pride

Cher, 2015'Dance Music Space Blog' have compiled a list of "20 Euphoric Cher Anthems to Make You Burst With Pride":

Cher is a staple on the Billboard Dance Club Play Chart with more than a dozen Top Ten hits, seven of which went to #1. Here are some of the best Cher remixes from 1995-2014:

1. Walking in Memphis (Shut Up and Dance Vocal Mix) (1995)

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, August 12, 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, August 08, 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.

50 Years Of Cher! VPR Remembers 'I Got You Babe'

Sonny & CherJohn Killacky of Vermont publication 'VPR' has revealed his fondness of Sonny & Cher and their signature hit 'I Got You Babe', fifty years after the #1 hit peaked on the US Hot 100:

Fifty years ago this week, Sonny and Cher’s I Got You Babe topped the Billboard charts. I was thirteen. The moment I saw that doe-eyed waif in bell-bottoms sing to her shaggy-haired partner in a bobcat vest, I knew I was leaving my crew cut behind.

50 Years Of Cher! INTERVIEW: Cher Talks To Billboard About Her 50 Years On The Chart

Cher, August 2015Singing Legend Cher spoke to Billboard about her July 1965 debut on the Hot 100, letting the publication know that she'll be heading to England around October to record a new song:

In total, she’s earned 33 solo hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including four No. 1s. Further, she’s tallied 29 albums on the Billboard 200 chart.

The entertainer's most recent album, 2013’s Closer to the Truth, marked her highest-charting solo effort ever, when it debuted and peaked at No. 3. Incredibly, she’s also earned a No. 1 single on a Billboard chart in each of the last six decades.