BootLeg Betty

Happy New Year!

I had wanted to have everything updated by tonight, but unfortunately I came down with one…

KMB Hershey Review: Thank you Amy K.!!!

Midler’s show proves she’s still best Bette Wednesday, December 31, 2003 BY BARRY FOX Of The…

KMB Review: The Citizens Voice

Photo: Mr. Brian P. The Divine Miss M transcends just about every label the thesaurus can…

A Portrait of an Aging Webmaster…That’s Me!!!

I just learned this song today, so Barry put my voice and piano to work for…

Bette’s A 5, I’m a 5, What the hell are you?:-)

=&0=& Just for the record, my birthdate is: July 14, 1955 The Victoria Advocate Birth Numbers…

Midler and Band Wow the Wachovia

Posted on Sun, Dec. 28, 2003 By ALAN K. STOUT TimesLeader.com WILKES-BARRE TWP. – “I’m not…

Alan Bates Died Today…BetteHeads Know Him As “Rudge” In “The Rose”

Scan by BaltoBoy Steve British actor Alan Bates dies LONDON, England (AP) –Alan Bates, who first…

Wilkes-Barr Show…Song Changes…Thanks Joseph!

Thanks to Joseph who went to the show last night, we now know she has changed…

Bette Takes Out The Band

A wee Bette Midler Minneapolis Star by CJ Bette Midler bought out Babalu for a holiday…

CD Review: EnjoyThe Music.Com (Thank you Manilow Elf)

A BaltoBoy Steve Scan This recording was entirely the brainchild of Barry Manilow. He wanted to…

Is EveryBody Excited!!!!???

Bette’s back on the road, so keep the info coming in. I’m very curious to hear…

When It Comes To Fashion, Pittsburgh Says Bette Ain’t The Pits!

A BaltoBoy Scan By Kellie B. Gormly Pittsburgh TRIBUNE-REVIEW Friday, December 26, 2003 So many chic…

Billboard Charts: January 3, 2004 Issue

=&0=& Bette falls from 53 to 68 =&1=& Bette jumps from 11 to number 6 As…

Happy Holidays Everyone

Hope everyone is having a fabulous and care-free day…I thank my lucky stars I love what…

A Q & A With Ms Midler

Brassy Bette Midler Tops Off A Great Year With Two Concerts At Mohegan Sun Arena By…

Bette’s Fabu Production Supervisor/Director for KMB Looking Forward To A Holiday Break

Photo: Ms. Barbara Sussman Jay-Alexander touring with Bette Midler Wednesday, December 24, 2003 JOAN E. VADEBONCOEUR…

“Stepford Wives” Teaser Trailer

The most you see of Bette in this is her name…but still…gets you excited about the…

Kiss My Brass: Can’t Get A Better Review Than This!!!

Get Tickets Early For Midler’s ‘Kiss My Brass’ Miss M Displays All That She’s Known For…

BLB Updates: 12-21-03

Photo: Barbara Sussman I put up a few new songs in the BLB Jukebox….left the Christmas-y…

Kiss My Brass Made For “The Fans”

Photo: Brian P. Midler divinely inspired Pop diva and actress sees a lot to like about…

Bette’s Advice To Nicole Kidman on Being The “Hot Topic”

An excerpt from an interview with Nicole Kidman from the New York Daily News by Graham…

ST. PauL Tour Reviews

Bette slayed them in Minneapolis last night….so what else is new? Now she takes a week…

CD Review: Hartford

=&0=& Rosemary Clooney had to be talked into recording “Come On-a My House” in 1951. It…

The Perfect Gold

For those that like official dates, Bette’s CD went Gold on 11-12-2003….next stop…Platinum:-) Love, Mister D

From the Dallas Voice

Photo Scan: BaltoBoy Steve Donation gets Legacy project off the ground 4 rooms being added to…

CD Review: Thank You Manilow Elf!

Photo: Neil Preston The Philippine Star 12/19/2003 Bette the singer SOUNDS FAMILIAR By Baby A. Gil…

Billboard Charts: Dec 27, 2003 (Thanks for reminding me Joey)

=&0=& Bette falls from number 8 to 11 =&1=&: Bette jumps from number 55 to 53…

Kiss My Brass: Milwaukee

Another Town, Another Rave Review…. Check out the review and pics….you know where… Love, Mister D

USA Today Poll: Who’s the most fabulous female celeb over 50?

Don;t waste time…go and vote: http://www.usatoday.com/life/front.htm Currently she’s in fifth place…just scroll down til you find…

CD Review: Washington Blade

The Washington Blade By WINNIE MCCROY Dec. 12, 2003 Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook…

Behind the Scenes with Moronica: The BootLicking Turkey!

Hey Everybody….it’s me again, Moronica. Mister D sent me on a special assignment to get a…

Let’s Meet Bette’s Band…

Painting: Sammy Miro Special Thanks to Mister Otis: Bette Sussman: musical director, piano Irwin Fisch: synthesizers,…

A Fabulous Piece on Mister V!

=&0=& This article too good…will put on both sites…. By Chris Jones Chaicago Tribune arts reporter…

About Tour Reviews and Pictures…

In an effort to give some people an element of surprise about the tour, I will…

Let There Be First Wives II

December 15, 2003 Chicago Sun Times BY CINDY PEARLMAN Show no pity for Jack and Diane.…

Kiss My Brass Pictures…

I have put up some pics of the Kiss My Brass Tour sent in by a…

Interview: Minneapolis Star

Jon Bream Star Tribune Published 12/14/2003 Bette Midler was multi-tasking recently in her Dallas hotel room:…

Some Things Never Change! Thanks Cris!!!

Miss M is still Divine Kevin Johnson Post-Dispatch Pop Music Critic 12/10/2003 Fear overcame popular entertainer…

KMB Tour Review: Sun-Times

Chicago Sun Times December 12, 2003 BY MISHA DAVENPORT Staff Reporter It probably wasn’t the best…

CD Review: Out.com

Midler’s tribute, with arrangements and even some vocal help from her old pal and bathhouse accompanist…

Billboard Charts: December 20th

Top Internet Albums: Jumps from Number 18 up to =&0=& The Billboard 200: Jumps from Number…

Poor Bette: Call Backs to the set of “Stepford Wives”

Thursday, December 11, 2003 By Roger Friedman Fox News =&0=& It’s not the longest shoot in…

Kiss My Brass Tour Review: Chicago

Mister D: Until I get a review page ready, this will have to do. Thanks for…

I’m Swamped!!!

If you have written me while I was in Chicago and now afterwards, please be patient…I…

Thank You Snook and Barry

Thanks you two for helping me get the set list out. I’m too pooped to write,…

Kiss My Brass-A SMASH in Chicago

If you don’t mind spoiling your surprise, check out the preliminary review of the opening night…

Don’t Label Bette Or She’s Bound To Kick Your Brass!

Photo: Courtesy of Barbara Sussman Bette’s new tour of duty By JAMES AUER The Sentinel Bette…

Bette’s Big Brass

With a new CD and her 40-city “Kiss My Brass” tour, the divine Ms. Midler is…

More Photos Added To Scrapbook

I just wanted to let everyone know that there are more photos in the “Scrapbook for…

Bette Interview in The Advocate

Photo: Ms. Barbara Sussman Bette has a 2 page interview in the latest edition of the…

Jack Ewing’s Hawaiian WoodTurning

Everybody needs to check this site out. It’s called Jack Ewing’s Hawaii Wood Turning. The pieces…

Tourism In Thailand: What’s Bette Got To With It?

From Bangkok Post 12-08-03 The outlook for Thailand’s tourism industry next year looks promising to the…

Tour Tidbettes and More…Thanks Kathy!

Photo: Barbara Sussman Winning Bette Monday, December 08, 2003 Margaret Quamme THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH While planning…

More Tour TidBettes!

Larry Magid, who cofounded Electric Factory Concerts, is on the road withBette Midler, producing her national…

Bette Bunking….

From people.com Date: 12/15/2003 Publication: People Weekly Sure it’s fun watching Fred from accounting hit on…

Wives Looking Good…

NYP/com Cindy Adams NICOLE Kidman, who just finished producer Scott Rudin’s film “The Stepford Wives” –…

From Parade Magazine On-Line and Print

A BaltoBoy Steve Scan This week in “Personality Parade,” Walter Scott reports that Bette Midler is…

BootlegBetty and Tour Updates: 12-07-03

Howdy from Nashville everybody! Well the Holiday Seasons are upon us and time is becoming a…

CD Review: MG New Service

Bette Midler: Sings The Rosemary Clooney Songbook (Columbia) By Cheryl Schmidt Media General News Service Rosemary…

For the time being…Bette on Barry…White Christmas

Here is the small talk between Bette and Barry along with the performance of White Christmas…this…

Bette Midler – Charity Auction! and More…Thanks Snook!

Bette Midler – Charity Auction! Bid to win front section tickets and a signed Bette Midler…

One Gay Man’s Perspective

Bathhouse Betty might be right Bette Midler shocked her gay fans when she asked whether marriage…

An Interview with Mr. Manilow

December 5, 2003 — From NYP.com By DAN AQUILANTE For Barry Manilow, it’s a cultural tradition.…

Bette Currently Rehearsing in Texas???

According to Cindy Adams in the Dec 5th edition of the Post. Bette is currently rehearsing…

Tour Update: Reno, Nevada On Sale 12/08/03

Bette Midler Friday, 2/20/04 8:00PM PST Lawlor Events Center – University of Nevada – Reno Reno,…

Maybe the Grammy’s Will Boost Chart Sales Even More

=&0=& Billboard Top 200: Bette jumps up from 82 to 75 Billboard Internet Charts: Bette falls…

Bette and Rosemary Nominated in Same Category!

46th GRAMMY Nominees Announced Nominations reflect dominance of rap and R&B and resurgence of rock GRAMMY.com…

Paramount betting on Bette?

Insiders said the Paramount pair are betting on a rebound with next year’s slate, which includes…

Christopher Ashley: Stage Director for “Kiss My Brass” Tour

=&0=& Mr. Ashley will be directing the new musical featuring the songs of Elvis: “All Shook…

Today in History-December 3, 1973: The Palace Debut

From Playbill.com 1973: Bette Midler stars in her own one-woman show, which opens tonight at the…

Nicola…LOL…Couldn’t Find Your Email

Yes…all stores ship international….. International DHL Worldwide Europe: 9-12 business days Other: 10-14 business days (from…

Tour Update: San Diego Sports Arena On Sale 12/06/03

Bette Midler San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA Wed, Feb 18, 2004 8:00pm Price |…

It’s A Wrap!

‘Wives’ wraps up shooting Hours.com By A.J. O’CONNELL Hour Staff Writer Scan: BaltoBoy SteveBette is thinking…

Check Out “Scrapbook For Betteheads”

Photo: From The Ellen Degeneres Show Yeah…it’s on this site, so find it, and grow accustomed…

A Few Announcements…

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Tour Update: Ft Lauderdale, FL Tix Info…

Photo: Barbara Sussman All of Florida keep your eyes open for other shows in your area…they…

Happy Birthday Miss M

May you have a wonderful and bountiful day doing whatever you choose to do. Thank you…

CD Review: Dallas

Review: Bette Midler December 1, 2003 By Mario Tarradell / The Dallas Morning News The Divine…

CD Review: Seattle Times (Thank you, Cris!)

CD Reviews Crooners get mixed results with covers By Misha Berson Seattle Times arts critic Some…