The park was created in 1998, after Sonny Bono’s death, by Bono family friend Geary Simon, a local real estate developer.
The park features a vault of Sonny’s memorabilia: the sheet music for “The Beat Goes On,” his official Congressional cufflinks, and a mug from his string of Bono’s Restaurants.
Sonny & Cher Discography
1965 – Look at Us
1966 – The Wondrous World of Sonny & Chér
1967 – In Case You’re in Love
1972 – All I Ever Need Is You
1973 – Mama Was a Rock and Roll Singer, Papa Used to Write All Her Songs
Sonny Bono Memorial Park
New Hampshire Ave NW & 20th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036