The Promise Facing society’s changing tastes, Ol’ Blue Eyes bowed out in 1971.
The Truth Psych! In a mere two years he was back, and continued to ring-a-ding-ding on stage up through a February ’95 event — at the ripe old age of 79.
The Promise In June 2002, she kicked off Living Proof: The Farewell Tour.
The Truth Its smash success carried the show through ’05. Plans for a new studio album are currently on hold, but not discounted by her rep. Do you believe in life after Cher?
The Promise Gene Simmons claimed they were done in 2000; a ”final” tour followed in 2002…
The Truth …and so did a 2003 30th-anniversary tour. In ’07, the aptly named comic-book series Kiss 4K: Legends Never Die hit stores nationwide.
The Promise La Diva (famous for her severe stage fright) threatened to quit performing live in 1999.
The Truth Babs returned in ’06 for a string of national dates, and is playing a series of shows in Europe.
The Promise The hip-hop kingpin declared 2003’s Black Album would be his last.
The Truth Not so much: See 2006’s Kingdom Come; his just-announced disc, American Gangster; rap cameos for Rihanna, Fall Out Boy…