Sonny Bono

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Cher at American Airlines Center, 03/26/14

    As part of the most impressive parade of divas the Dallas area has seen in years (Diana Ross plays in April, Dolly Parton plays in May, Elton John played early March) Cher came to Dallas and proceeded to show them all how it should be done. Upon entering American Airlines Center one was greeted ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    The 18 Most Entertaining Musical Performances by Politicians

    In America, politics and music have been tied together since the very beginning. Benjamin Franklin played multiple instruments, including the violin, harp and guitar, and he even invented one: the glass harmonica. Thomas Jefferson, who played the violin, used music to woo his wife, Martha, who pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Mark Kozelek: "I Like Good Words, Whether by Danzig or Sonny Bono"

    Whether it is with Red House Painters or Sun Kil Moon, the work of Mark Kozelek has always been marked by quiet desperation and a dry, dark sense of humor. A singer/songwriter of immeasurable skill, Kozelek is right at home twisting AC/DC into introspective folk songs. We spoke to Kozelek from his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    The Day Sonny and Cher Visited Fair Park

    Photo by Skip Shoffner, courtesy Philip ShoffnerSonny and Cher in front of the Fair Park Coliseum​It's quite likely that many Friends of Unfair Park recall O. V. "Skip" Shoffner, who, his son Philip reminds, was a longtime mail carrier in Lakewood -- for more than 30 years. Skip was also a regular ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Roky and the 13th Floor Elevators Were Sump'n Else

    Via.​Bud Buschardt has spent the last several years writing a book I've always wanted to read: a history of the Sump'n Else show, the Ron Chapman-hosted rock-and-roll dance party shot at NorthPark Center that aired on WFAA from September 1965 till January 1968 and featured performances from the li ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2009
  • Culture

    September 14, 2000

    She's Better Than You

    Chicks dig the roundball, but for some reason fans don't care

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    At a Toad's pace

    No, the Toadies haven't broken up. They're just taking their own sweet time

  • Culture

    February 12, 1998

    The madness of King Jerry

    What a surprise--the owner of the Dallas Cowboys is nuts

  • News

    February 5, 1998
  • Music

    January 15, 1998

    The beat goes on

    Sonny Bono got more respect in death than in life

  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Bass player for mayor

    Ex-Killbilly member Richard Hunter runs for Fort Worth office--no, seriously

  • News

    April 20, 1995

    March of folly

    Republican freshmen fall behind their cheerless leader