Just one year after Ring, I Love You flopped, Cher teamed up with her then-husband Sonny and the two recorded I Got You Babe in their basement. The baroque-pop single featured orchestra-like components meshed with simple, romantic lyrics and hit No. 1 on the Billboard chart for three weeks, going certified gold under their new band name, Sonny & Cher.
The songs success also earned Cher earned some major points in the style department. Her heavy, straight-across bangs, long hair, and Twiggy-like winged eyeliner quickly became the popular hippie-chic look of the decade.