Mister D: And we all know how well that went! The song was “Gone At Last” and Mr. Rhymin’ Simon cut Bette’s vocal out and replaced it with the also fabulous Phoebe Snow. Bette didn’t find out until she heard the song on the radio. Ouch!
Des Moines Register
October 6, 1974
Singing stars Bette Midler and Paul Simon are planning to make some beautiful music together. The pair are cutting a single at Atlantic Records studio in New York and if it’s a success they may do an album together.