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Cher Essay

  • Submitted by: seneca
  • on November 19, 2010
  • Category: Arts and Music
  • Length: 2,117 words

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Cherilyn Sarkisian was born on May 20, 1946 in El Centro, California to a John Sarkisian a refugee who worked as a truck driver and Georgia Holt an aspiring actress and sometimes a model. Cher faced tribes and tribulation when her parents divorced. Due to financial problem Cher ended up in a temporary foster home till her mother came back to get her. Cher’s mother remarried again to a banker named Gilbert Capierre who later adopted her.   When Cher was young she was diagnosed with dyslexia but didn’t let that stop her from her dream in 1941 she saw the movie Dumbo q“and I pead my pants” she realized that she wanted to become a singer and a dancing animal. At the age of 16 Cher dropped out of Fresno high School and headed for Hollywood to start on her dream of becoming a singer and a dancer.
          In 1963, she met a producer by the name of Sonny Bono, he was 28. Sonny and Cher first released an album under the name Caesar and Cleo. After a couple of years and singing backups for groups like The Righteous Brothers, Darlene loves, The Crystals and The Ronettes   they recorded an album titled “Look At Us” with the   hit song “I Got You Babe” witch reached number 1 on the billboard hot 100 in 1965. Later in 1965 Cher released her solo album called “All I Really Want To Do” which reached 16 on the billboard.   In 1966 Cher released her second solo album called “The Sonny Side Of Cher” which did pretty good on the charts but later on that year she released her third album called “Cher” didn’t do so well on the charts. After records sales slowed up Cher tried her luck at filming but was unsuccessful at the time. Sonny and Cher got married in 1969 and had a daughter by the name of Chasity. In 1971, Sonny and Cher started in a comedy hour show it features stars like Tina Turner, Chuck Berry, Carol Burnett, George Burns and Glen Campbell. It was a hit from 1971 until 1974, after the couple split up and filed for a divorce q“Cher says she divorced him because she got tired...

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