The Playlist: Happy Birthday, Cher!


Divas come and go but with a 68th birthday this month the inimitable Cher shows that staying power is still no problem for her. To celebrate we’ve rounded up our favourite Cher tunes from her incredible career.



10. You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me – A mantra of sorts for Cher really

9. Just Like Jesse James – Cher’s power-ballad side shines on this gem

8. All or Nothing – Soaring dance pop given a rock’n’roll read by Cher

7. Strong Enough – Disco froth and all the better for it

6. Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves – A signature 60s hit that still sounds great

5. The Shoop Shoop Song – Superb cover that Cher makes her own with ease

4. Bang Bang – Nancy Sinatra and David Guetta have swiped it but Cher’s original still stuns

3. I Got U Babe – The iconic duet that cemented her stardom

2. Believe – A camp classic vocoder or no vocoder

1. If I Could Turn Back Time – Power ballad heaven and her best vocal ever.

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