Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono

Real Name:
Salvatore Phillip Bono
Born: February 16, 1935, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Died: January 5, 1998, Nevada, California, USA.

Sonny Bono was a prolific producer, arranger and songwriter. His most known musical works were with Cher, to whom he was married for 11 years. The most notable songs he wrote where hits like "I Got You Babe" and "The Beat Goes On".

Bono left show-business for politics. He was a Republican elected in 1994 to the U.S. House of Representatives to represent California's 44th District. He held this position until his death.

In January 1998, he accidentally hit a tree during a skiing vacation in Heavenly Ski Resort in South Lake Tahoe. He died of the severe injuries. He was 62.
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Sonny Bono Discography


ALA 9080 Sonny* Inner Views (Album) ATCO Records ALA 9080 South Africa 1967 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

AT.4060 Sonny* / Sonny's Group Sonny* / Sonny's Group - The Revolution Kind / Georgia And John Quetzal (Single) Atco Records AT.4060 UK 1965 Sell This Version
45-6369 Sonny* / Sonny's Group Sonny* / Sonny's Group - Laugh At Me / Tony ATCO Records 45-6369 US 1965 Sell This Version
07-226 Sonny & Cher / Sonny* Sonny & Cher / Sonny* - But You're Mine (Single) Atlantic 07-226 Spain 1965 Sell This Version
1160 Sonny* I'll Change / Try It Out On Me(7") Highland Records 1160 US 1965 Sell This Version
45-6505 Sonny* I Told My Girl To Go Away / Misty Roses ATCO Records 45-6505 US 1967 Sell This Version
584168 Sonny & Cher / Sonny* Sonny & Cher / Sonny* - Circus / I Would Marry You Today (Single) ATCO Records 584168 UK 1968 Sell This Version
45-6531 Sonny* My Best Friend's Girl Is Out Of Sight / Pammie's On A Bummer (Single) ATCO Records 45-6531 US 1968 Sell This Version
MCA-40139 Sonny Bono Rub Your Nose MCA Records MCA-40139 US 1973 Sell This Version
MCA-40271 Sonny Bono Our Last Show(7", Single) MCA Records MCA-40271 US 1974 Sell This Version