LOS ANGELES – Chir has filed a lawsuit against the widow of her ex-musical partner and ex-husband, Sonny Bono, over Sony and Chir’s song royalties, including “I Got UBB” and “The Beat Goes On”.
In a federal lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Cheer alleges that former rapper Mary Bono and other defendants tried to overturn the terms of the business agreement when Cheer and Sony Bono divorced in 1975. Everyone had the right to write and record 50% of the songs. Royalty
The lawsuit alleges that Sony Bono’s heirs filed a notice in 2016 that they were terminating some of their song licensing agreements, but that they did not “terminate and cannot terminate” their agreement with the rip. Were “.
Violation of the agreement claims that the damage to the rip is at least 1 million.
Cheer, a 75-year-old Grammy, Oscar and Emmy-winning singer-songwriter and actor best known for his role in the film, including “Bellevue” and “Monster”, began performing in 1964 as a duo with Sony Bono. Variety shows. They were married from 1967 to 1975.
Sonny Bono became mayor of Palm Springs and later California’s congressman for the area. He died in a skiing accident on Lake Tahoe in 1998, and his fourth wife, Mary Bono, won her seat.
Maryam Bono has not filed a response to the lawsuit. An email sent to a representative asking for comment was not immediately returned.