The Beat Goes On: SONNY & CHER

Australian Charts:
The Beat Goes On entered the Kent chart on 11 February 1967 and peaked at #14.

The Beat Goes On was written and composed by Sonny Bono. It was sung at Sonny’s funeral, and the phrase “And the beat goes on” appears on his tombstone.
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Making the beat go on in this song was Carol Kaye, who played bass at the session. One of the top Los Angeles studio musicians, Carol played on hundreds of records, including tracks for Phil Spector and Brian Wilson.
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