Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Friday, October 24th, 2014 comes from Cher!
On February 2nd, 1974, "Dark Lady" entered Bilboard's Top 40 and flew to #1, spendign one week in the top spot and twelve weeks in the chart.
Cher, born Cherilyn Sarkasian on May 20th, 1946 in El Centro, California worked as a backup singer for Phil Spector and recorded as "Bonnie Jo Mason" and "Cherilyn". She recorded as "Caeser & Cleo" with Sonny Bono, then as "Sonny & Cher" from 1965-1973. Cher was married to Sonny from 1963 to 1975,. Not only a superstar in the music industry, she is also an acclaimed actress, winning the 1987 Best Actress Oscar for "Moonstruck".
Cher placed twenty-two songs in the Top 40 between 1965 and 1999, including four #1s, six Gold Records and one Platinum Record.
Cher will be performing at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College on January 9th, 2015.