With Love, Chér

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With Love, Chér
Studio album by Cher
Released November 1967
December 6, 2005 (Re-released)
Recorded 1966/67
Genre Pop, folk
Length 31:05
Label Liberty/Imperial
BGO Records
Producer Sonny Bono
Cher chronology
Chér
(1966)
With Love, Chér
(1967)
Backstage
(1968)
Singles from With Love, Chér
  1. "Behind The Door"
    Released: September 1966
  2. "Mama (When My Dollies Have Babies)"
    Released: December 1966
  3. "Hey Joe"
    Released: January 1967
  4. "You Better Sit Down Kids"
    Released: March 1967
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

With Love, Chér is the fourth album by American singer-actress Cher, released on November 1967 by Imperial Records. This album was a commercial success and reached #48 on the Billboard Chart.

Album information[edit]

With Love, Chér was released in 1967, was produced by Sonny Bono and was issued by the Liberty Records subsidiary, Imperial Records.[2]

Once again the formula of cover songs and a new song written by Bono exclusively for Cher is used. On these tracks her voice is smooth and strong, but the sales failed to match the success of previous albums.

Four singles were released from the album: the cover "Behind The Door" and "Hey Joe" and two songs written by Bono, "Mama (When My Dollies Have Babies)" and her last big hit of the decade "You Better Sit Down Kids".[2][3]

The album contains covers of "The Time's They Are A-Changin", "Hey Joe" and "I Will Wait for You" (the soundtrack of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg).

In this same year Cher recorded "Bambini Miei Cari (Sedetevi Attorno)", the Italian version of "You Better Sit Down Kids", and "Mama", the Italian version of "Mama (When My Dollies Have Babies)". Both were released as singles and "Mama" was later covered by French singer Dalida.

In 2005, this album and Cher's previous album Chér were reissued on one CD called Chér/With Love which featured all the tracks from both.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You Better Sit Down Kids"   Sonny Bono 3:47
2. "But I Can't Love You More"   Sonny Bono 3:40
3. "Hey Joe"   Billy Roberts 3:28
4. "Mama (When My Dollies Have Babies)"   Sonny Bono 3:28
5. "Behind the Door"   Graham Gouldman 3:42
Side B
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sing for Your Supper"   Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers 2:36
2. "Look at Me"   Keith Allison 3:14
3. "There but for Fortune"   Phil Ochs 3:28
4. "I Will Wait for You"   Norman Gimbel, Jacques Demy, Michel Legrand 3:17
5. "The Times They Are a-Changin'"   Bob Dylan 3:10

Credits[edit]

Personnel

Production

Design

  • Sonny Bono - photography
  • Woody Woodward - art direction

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1968) Peak
position
United States Billboard 200 47

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With Love, Chér Review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-02-05. 
  2. ^ a b c "With Love, Chér Review". Sonny&Cher.com. Retrieved 2009-02-05. [dead link]
  3. ^ "With Love, Chér Review". CherScholar.com. Retrieved 2009-02-05. 

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