Sonny and Cher – I Got You Babe
Sonny went on to become – improbably – a US Congressman before skiing into a tree. Cher went on to become – improbably – exactly the same today as she was in 1965.
And speaking of improbable, here are the Rolling Stones, along with presenter Cathy McGowan and producer Andrew Loog Oldham, lip-syncing to “I Got You Babe” on Ready Steady Go. Brian Jones as Sonny Bono is rather charming. And somebody tell Keith Richards that the Sousaphone needs a mouthpiece.
And finally, an alternate version by Joey Ramone and Holly Beth Vincent. Pretty cool.
Holly Beth Vincent, by the way, has just released thirty-eight songs on Bandcamp. Be sure to check them out.
So that’s our song for today. Just wanted to tell the awesome Diann how lucky I am. And I’m not saying that because I ran into the tree this evening and may have a slight concussion. I was planning to say it before I ran into the tree.