Sonny Bono

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

33-229 Sonny Bono - Inner Views album art Sonny* Inner Views (Album) ATCO Records 33-229 US 1967 Sell This Version
SD33-302 Sonny Bono - Chastity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Cher, Sonny Bono Cher, Sonny Bono - Chastity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) ATCO Records SD33-302 Canada 1969 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

VJ-710 Sonny Bono Midnight Surf(7", Single) Vee Jay Records VJ-710 US 1964 Sell This Version
ATCO-7 Sonny Bono - But You're Mine  album art Sonny* / Sonny & Cher Sonny* / Sonny & Cher - But You're Mine (Single) Atlantic, Atlantic ATCO-7 France 1965 Sell This Version
B-3384X Sonny* I'll Change / Try It Out On Me Barry B-3384X Canada 1965 Sell This Version
AT.4060 Sonny Bono - The Revolution Kind / Georgia And John Quetzal  album art 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
PD.7-9009 Sonny Bono - Laugh At Me / Tony album art Sonny* / Sonny's Group Sonny* / Sonny's Group - Laugh At Me / Tony (Single) ATCO Records PD.7-9009 Rhodesia 1965 Sell This Version
ATCO-107 Sonny Bono - Laugh At Me album art Sonny Bono Laugh At Me (EP) ATCO Records ATCO-107 France 1965 Sell This Version
AX-11,128 Sonny Bono - The Revolution Kind album art Sonny Bono The Revolution Kind(7", EP, Mono) Atlantic AX-11,128 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
45-6505 Sonny Bono - I Told My Girl To Go Away / Misty Roses  album art Sonny* I Told My Girl To Go Away / Misty Roses ATCO Records 45-6505 US 1967 Sell This Version
45-6531 Sonny Bono - My Best Friend's Girl Is Out Of Sight / Pammie's On A Bummer album art 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
68529 Sonny Bono - Circus / I Would Marry You Today album art Sonny & Cher / Sonny* Sonny & Cher / Sonny* - Circus / I Would Marry You Today (Single) ATCO Records 68529 Turkey 1968 Sell This Version
733 Sonny Bono - Coming' Down The Chimney album art Sonny Bono And Little Tootsie Sonny Bono And Little Tootsie - Coming' Down The Chimney (Single) Specialty 733 US 1972 Sell This Version
MCA-40139 Sonny Bono - Rub Your Nose album art Sonny Bono Rub Your Nose MCA Records MCA-40139 US 1973 Sell This Version
MCA-40271 Sonny Bono - Our Last Show album art Sonny Bono Our Last Show (Single) MCA Records MCA-40271 US 1974 Sell This Version

Compilations

CD 351 Sonny Bono - Cher album art Cher Guest: Sonny* Cher Guest: Sonny* - Cher (Comp) The Entertainers CD 351 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
R2 74113 Sonny Bono - Sonny & Cher The Definitive Pop Collection album art Sonny & Cher, Cher, Sonny Bono Sonny & Cher, Cher, Sonny Bono - Sonny & Cher The Definitive Pop Collection(2xCD, Comp, RM) Rhino Records (2) R2 74113 US 2006 Sell This Version