Cher by Daryl Easlea
All I Really Want to Do

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While the real passion in the book is postponed until the last few chap-ters, Easlea and Fiegel make it clear that Cher's talent is matched by her personal warmth.
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(Book). Still going strong in her 60s, Cher is one of the most enduringly successful stars of our time. She has sold more than 100 million records, topped the charts in six consecutive decades an unprecedented feat and starred in some of the most popular films of the past 30 years. Cher: All I Really Want to Do takes readers through the ups and downs of a career that spans more than 50 years in show business. Beginning with her breakthrough alongside husband Sonny Bono in the '60s, it takes in the high highs and low lows of the '70s, the big-screen success of the '80s, and global superstardom in the '90s, and continues right up to her latest comeback alongside Christina Aguilera in Burlesque . There's detailed coverage of every major album, film, and tour, from "I Got You Babe" to "Believe," "Half-Breed" to Moonstruck , "Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves" to Mermaids , and beyond.
 

About Daryl Easlea

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Daryl Easlea is an author, music journalist and consultant. He has worked for Universal and has extensive experience in music retail. Previously deputy editor at Record Collector, where he remains a regular contributor, he is the author of several books related to the music business. Splitting his time between writing and consulting for major record companies, Daryl has an unparalleled insight into the music business and has written for Mojo, Q, The Guardian, Uncut, Dazed& Confused, TheIndependent, The Glasgow Herald, The Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, and bbc.co.uk. Eddi Fiegel is a freelance writer, a broadcaster, and the author of the highly acclaimed biography, "John Barry: A Sixties Theme. "A regular contributor to the BBC, "The Guardian," "The Independent," "Mojo," and "The Sunday Times," she is well known for her interviews with artists from across the musical spectrum, including David Bowie, Phillip Glass, Paul McCartney, and k.d. lang.
 
Published February 1, 2013 by Backbeat Books. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography.
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on May 27 2013

While the real passion in the book is postponed until the last few chap-ters, Easlea and Fiegel make it clear that Cher's talent is matched by her personal warmth.

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