THE WONDROUS WORLD

 

 

Released: May, 1966

Recorded: 1966

Genre: Pop rock

Length: 32:11

Label: Atlantic/Atco

Producer: Sonny Bono

The Wondrous World Of Sonny & Cher is the second studio album by American rock duo Sonny & Cher, released in 1966 by Atco Records. It was released in 1966 and reached #34 on the Billboard album charts. The song "But You're Mine" was the first single released from the album, and it peaked at #15 in US and #17 in UK, becoming a big hit. The next single did slightly better, it was a cover of "What Now My Love" and it reached #14 in US and #13 in UK, becoming the only version of that song to reach the top twenty on both sides of the Atlantic. The third and final single was "Have I Stayed Too Long", that peaked at #49 in US and #42 in UK, becoming a minor hit.

OF SONNY AND CHER

                                                    

 

Album History

The album is largely a collection of cover songs including "Summer Time" (originally by George Gershwin) and "Set Me Free" (originally by The Kinks). In 1999 the album was re-released and contained three bonus tracks, "The Revolution Kind", "Have I Stayed Too Long" and "Crying Time".

Personnel
Main vocals: Cher
Main vocals: Sonny Bono
Production
Conductor: Harold Battiste
Arranger, producer: Sonny Bono
Mastering, mixing: Bob Irwin

 

Track listing

Side A

01. "Summer Time" 2:35
02. "Tell Him" 2:34
03. "I'm Leaving It All Up To You" 2:18
04. "But You're Mine" 3:02
05. "Bring It On Home To Me" 3:04
06. "Set Me Free" 2:20

Side B

01. "What Now My Love" 3:28
02. "Leave Me Be" 2:03
03. "I Look For You" 2:40
04. "Laugh At Me" 2:50
05. "Turn Around" 2:47
06. "So Fine" 2:30

 

Singles from The Wondrous ...

"But You're Mine"
Released: 1966

"What Now My Love"
Released: 1966
"Have I Stayed Too Long"
Released: 1967
 

Charts History

US Billboard 34 peak position