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Audio: “Red” By Bette Midler

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BetteBack July 23, 1977: Trouble On The Bette Set?

Salt Lake Tribune July 23, 1977 Don’t hold your breath until the Bette Midler special gets…

Bette Tweets: The last of the Sunbeams of WWII, the remarkable Andrews Sisters, Patty Andrews expired today

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler The last of the Sunbeams of WWII, the remarkable Andrews Sisters, Patty Andrews…

Video: Movie Trailer for ‘Phil Spector’ Starring Al Pacino & Helen Mirren

This is the HBO movie Bette had to drop out of after several weeks work due…

Could Bette Take Home Her Second Tony? It’s Highly Possible!

The Huffington Post Best Actress in a Play Tony Race — It’s Never Too Early to…

Video: Michael Kors Watch Hunger Stop PSA ~ Michael, Bette & Others

Join Michael Kors and the United Nations World Food Programme in the fight to end “the…

Bette Midler’s Spring Picnic Tentatively Scheduled For Thursday, May 30, 2013

Bette Midler’s Spring Picnic Tentatively Scheduled For Thursday, May 30

“I’ll Eat You Last” Schedule

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE Please note I’LL EAT YOU LAST will be dark on Thursdays. Unless otherwise noted,…

I’LL EAT YOU LAST starring Bette Midler Announces AMEX On Sale, Theatre, First Preview Date, Creative Team, & Full Producing Team

I’LL EAT YOU LAST starring Bette Midler Announces AMEX On Sale, Theatre, First Preview Date, Creative…

Bette Midler To Play Booth Theater~Tickets On Sale In February

Playbill I’ll Eat You Last, Starring Bette Midler, Will Play the Booth Theatre; Tix Go on…

Audio: “Paradise” By Bette Midler

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BetteBack July 19, 1977: Bette Turns Down Anita Bryant Debate

Van Nuys Valley News July 19, 1977 Midler speaks on gay rights By MARILYN BECK Bette…

BetteBack July 16, 1977: Bette Mider Offered Role In “Happy End”

Colorado Springs Gazette July 16, 1977 Bette Midler has been offered a ton of money to…

Bette Tweets: Valentines, Codger Oscar Voting, Chris Brown, And Billy Crystal

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler I Heart NYC! Don’t you? Show it this Valentine’s day by funding an…

Bette Midler Urges Fans To Support New York City Tree Campaign

Contact Music Bette Midler Urges Fans To Support New York City Tree Campaign January 29, 2013…

Audio: Say Goodbye To Hollywood By Bette Midler

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BetteBack July 14, 1977: Bette Midler Terminates Columbia Pictures Contract

Lima News July 14, 1977 After a year of getting nowhere, Columbia Pictures and Bette Midler…

Parental Guidance: generational differences in parenting are humorously explored in Andy Fickman’s film

Cinema in Focus: ‘Parental Guidance’ With tender humor, this film explores both the struggle a child…

Audio: Make Yourself Comfortable By Bette Midler

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BetteBack July 11, 1977: Bette Gets Caps

San Antonio Light July 11, 1977 You’ll hardly recognize Bette Midler next time you see her.…

BetteBack July 8, 1977:Bette Signs To Do Movie, ‘Two For the Seesaw’

Blytheville Courier News July 8, 1977 A SAFe BETTE: The news that Bette Midler has been…

Bette Midler To Appear On ‘Project Runway’ Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013

Save The Date: Bette Midler To Appear On ‘Project Runway’ Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013

BLB Cover Photos For Facebook ~ Feel Free To Use Any Of These ~ Thanks Nicola Calder

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BetteBack June 30, 1977: Live At Last ~ Bette Follows In Some Pretty Big Footsteps

Sentinel And Enterprise June 30, 1977   BETTE MIDLER — Live At Last (Atlantic) – Midler…

Parental Guidance: FROM Good Movies We Can Learn Much About Life

Adelaide Now FROM good movies we can learn much about life. 01-25-2013 We learn how to…

Broadway.Com Poll: Which Broadway Show Are You Most Excited To See This Spring? Vote For Bette!

The second half of the Broadway season is kicking into high gear, and we’re prepping ourselves…

Bette Midler Performing For The Audubon Society Gala (1-17-2013)

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Audio: Twisted By Bette Midler

Twisted By Bette Midler “How ya doin’ girls? Long time, no see. Listen, I’ve been to…

BetteBack June 26, 1977: Are Bette And Barry Still Friends?

Lima News Gossip Column June 26, 1977 Q: Are Bette Midler and Barry Manilow close friends…

BetteBack June 5, 1977: “Live At Last” Review

Phoenix Arizona Republic Manilow, Midler only middling By HARDY PRICE June 5, 1977 Three and a…

Bette Tweets: Get A Grip

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Ok #beyonce fudged. Get a grip. Men are raping and urinating on young…

Mister D’s Playlist: Digging Deep

Mister D’s Playlist is up featuring music by Jason Castro, Tyler Bryant, Valerie Carter, Warren Zevon,…

Audio: SkyLark ~ Bette Midler

Skylark by Bette Midler Skylark, have you anything to say to me? Can you tell me…

BetteBack June 22, 1977: Touring Makes Bette Sick…

Marietta Journal No Midler Road For Bette June 22, 1977

BetteBack June 3, 1977: “Live At Last” ~ For The Record

The Oregonian For The Record June 3, 1977

Bette Tweets: Sue Menger’s Workshop, Men In Hoodies, And Beyonce!

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler So much excitement; off to workshop of “I’ll Eat You Last” : Sue…

Barry Maniow Talks About His Career And Bette On ‘Katie

Katie (syndicated) Check local listings Barry Manilow is talking with Katie today. They’ll be looking back…

BetteBack June 2, 1977: “Live At Last”

Montclair Tribune Live LPs by top groups By Mike Del Rey Pop Music Critic June 2,…

Vote For All Three ‘Parental Guidance’ Kids In The 7th Annual KidsPickFlicks.com PICK Awards!

Mister D: So far each of them are winning! Vote Today! Vote for #ParentalGuidance’s Joshua Rush,…

BetteBack June 2, 1977: Rolling Stone Reviews “Live At Last”

Rolling Stone BETTE MIDLER: “Live at Last” (AtlanticSD2-9000). June 2, 1977 Once you get past the…

An Opportunity To Reflect Upon Enduring Quotes

Quote Reflections The Secret of the Stars January 22, 2013 There are no constraints on the…

Celebrities Weigh In On The Inauguration Festivities

Local12 Beyonce and Clarkson perform at inauguration January 21, 2013 The pop singer, Kelly Clarkson and…

Bette Midler ‘Mad’ About Birds

10000 Birds Bette Midler Is “Mad” About Birds January 21, 2012 Bette Midler, conservationist and star…

Bette Tweets: Bette Midler “Hangover Tweets” The Presidential Inaugaration

Mister D: They celebrated Martin’s birthday last night… Mashable ‘Hungover’ Bette Midler Live-Tweets Presidential Inauguration Stephanie…

Audio: La Vie En Rose By Bette Midler

“La Vie En Rose“ Hold me close and hold me fast. This magic spell you cast;…

BetteBack June 2, 1977: Dustin Hoffman To Guest On Bette Midler’s Fall Special

Van Nuys Valley News Hollywood celebre June 2, 1977 Dustin Hoffman, who never does, this sort…

BetteBack May 5, 1977: The Harlettes Regroup

New York Times Harlettes Regroup May 5, 1977

The February Jukebox Is Already Playing…

The Bootleg Betty Jukebox for February is already up and playing! To listen: Click Here

Audio: Up The Ladder To The Roof Finale

“Up The Ladder To The Roof” By Bette Midler Come with me, come with me and…

BetteBack May 25, 1977: Bette Signs “Live At Last” At Korvette’s Record Store

Rolling Stone Random Notes May 25, 1977

Bette Tweets: “People”, Audubon Society, American Idol, And Parental Guidance

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Sung to tune of “People”: Birdies, how I love the birdies Even geese…

Who Is Leigh Shannon? New Reality Show Will Tell

Leigh Shannon, an impersonator of Bette Midler and other celebrities, has been filming a reality show…

Audio: “Uptown / Don’t Say Nothin’ Bad (About My Baby) / Da Doo Run Run” By Bette Midler

“Uptown / Don’t Say Nothin’ Bad (About My Baby) / Da Doo Run Run” By Bette…

BetteBack May 29, 1977: The Bette Midler/Paul Simon Feud

Independent Press May 29, 1977 Q: What’s behind the Paul Simon–Bette Midler feud? A: The Divine…

‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’ Gets Late Summer Release

RADiUS-TWC Takes Twenty Feet From Stardom Source: RADiUS-TWC January 18, 2013 RADiUS-TWC has today announced that…

Audubon Gala Raises Over $2.4 Million For Conservation Efforts

Globe Newswire Audubon Gala Honors Leading Conservationists With Top Environmental Awards January 18, 2013 NEW YORK,…

Photos: Bette Midler At The Audubon Society’s Benefit

Bette Midler headlined The Audubon Society‘s Benefit singing “Skylark” and “Wind Beneath My Wings” (1-17-2013) For…

Sundance Review: ‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’

HitFix Review: Spectacular ‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’ showcases music’s unheralded voices A superb doc that not…

New Life For ‘First Wives Club’ Sequel?

Telegram Liz Smith January 18, 2013 Rumorville: That Paul Rudnick is working on a sequel to…

“Parental Guidance” Coming To Blu-Ray/DVD March 26, 2012

The HD Room Parental Guidance Blu-ray Release Date, Details and Cover Art January 16, 2013 Billy…

Photo: Bette Midler At The Audubon Society Gala

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler With the birds at @audubonsociety gala @ The Plaza

Bette Midler Is Right about Ronald Reagan

Sorry, conservatives, but Bette Midler is right about Ronald Reagan and the mentally ill.  As they always say…Google…

Bette Tweets: What’s Bette Reading?

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Read this. It’s inspirational. Hold fast, people, and believe. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/17/opinion/australia-banned-assault-weapons-america-can-too.html?ref=todayspaper …: New York…

Bette Midler To Sing “Skylark” And “WBMW” At Audubon Gala Tonight!

I was just informed that Bette will be singing “Skylark” tonight for the Audubon Society Gala!…

Reminder: Bette Midler To Perform At The National Audubon Society Tonight, Thursday, January 17, 2013

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Bette Tweets: Jenifer Lawrence And Meryl Streep

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Jennifer Lawrence taking heat for quoting from #FirstWivesClub when she won her well…

Former Harlette Franny McCartney Coming To Waterberry Clubhouse in Boca Raton on February 2, 2013 at 8PM.

For More Information: FLORIDA FINDS FRANNY!!! “FUN WITH FRANNY” debuts in FLORIDA!!! Franny takes her fun-filled…

Audio: “I Shall Be Released” By Bette Midler

“I Shall Be Released” By Bette Midler They say everything can be replaced. That every distance…

BetteBack May 13, 1977: Ya Get Me Or Ya Don’t

Columbus Telegram Divine versatility May 13, 1977 Bette Midler may well be the most versatile star…

BetteBack May 20, 1977: Bette Takes In “Formally The Harlettes”

Annapolis Capital May 20, 1977 MISS M BEING DIVINE. Bette Midler went down to New York‘s…

Video: Jennifer Lawrence talks about her Golden Globe speech (Late Show with David Letterman)

If Jennifer Lawrence says it, assume it’s a joke. Or a quote from a movie. Or,…

Video: “Hello In There” By Bette Midler

BetteBack May 10, 1977: Bette Midler Meets The Temptations At Studio 54

Syracuse Herald Journal May 10, 1977

Reba Reveals Her Guest Star Wish List

Mister D: Reba can wish, but it’s highly doubtful Bette Midler would guest on a critically…

Audio: “Drinking Again” By Bette Midler

“Drinking Again” By Bette Midler Drinkin’ again. Thinking of when you loved me. Having a few.…

Video: GlowWorm ~ Bette Midler & The Mills Brothers

BetteBack March 17, 1977: Bette Midler Nixes Joan Rivers Script

Star News Bv AARON GOLD March 17, 1977 Bette Midler, sometimes known as the Divine Miss…

“Parental Guidance” Passes The $60 Million Mark In 3 Weeks (US)

Examiner ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ is No. 1 at box office January 14, 2013 ‘Zero Dark Thirty’…

Video: The “I Beat Meryl” Clip

Bryan Batt on the Importance of Bette Midler

Broadway.com BRYAN BATT: BATT ON A HOT TIN ROOF – 54 BELOW Stage and screen favorite…

Golden Globes: Back Off Of Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Fans ~ She Quotes Bette Midler From “First Wive’s Club”

Get More: Movie Trailers, Movies Blog Tina Fey’s warning to Taylor Swift to “stay away” from…

Bette Tweets: Project Runway, Birds, Assholes, Shame…

bettemidler Me,yes,happy peppy me,with the adorable @HeidiKlum on @ProjectRunway Feb14.The clothes are brilliant & so am…

Video: Accentuate The Positive ~ Bette Midler & Bing Crosby

BetteBack March 19, 1977: Bette An Usherette On The Bing Crosby Special

Kennebec Journal TV Scout March 19, 1977 BEST BET — To honor Bing Crosby’s 50th year…

BetteBack March 5, 1977: Bette Tapes The Bing Crosby Special; Accident Occurs

Wisconsin State Journal ‘Lucky’ Crosby survives fall March 5, 1977   PASADENA, Calif. (UPI) – Bing…

Broadway’s Spring Preview

Broadway’s Spring Preview: Turns by Bette Midler, Tom Hanks and Scarlett Johansson Shows to look forward…

Video: Golden Globes ~ 1980

Unforgettable Moments In Golden Globes history

MovieFone Golden Globes: Best And Worst Moments January 13, 2013 If the Academy Awards are the…

Audio: Breaking Up Somebody’s Home ~ Bette Midler

“Breaking Up Somebodys Home” By Bette Midler I got a funny feelin’ that all of you…

BetteBack February 26, 1977: Bette Wails Against Liz Smith Item

Colorado Springs Gazette Liz Smith February 26, 1977 THE MORE YOU ARE TALKED ABOUT, THE LESS…

Video: Bette Midler At The Grammys 1977

Audio: Daytime Hustler By Bette Midler

Daytime Hustler by Bette Midler on Grooveshark “Daytime Hustler“ Daytime Husler, you’re out of line. Don’t…

BetteBack February 25, 1977: Barry Manilow Gets His First Network Special

Yuma Daily Sun Man/fow has special By BOB THOMAS February 25, 1977 LOS ANGELES (API –…

Documentary “Twenty Feet From Stardom” Debuts At Sundance Jan. 17

Salt Lake Tribune Darlene Love & director talk about Sundance doc ‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’ that…

Getting High For Your Art

Broadway.com Bette Midler Isn’t Afraid to Get High for Her Art January 11, 2012 One of…

Bette Doles Out Life Lessons

Style Goes Strong Bette Midler: Beauty Tips and Life Lessons from the star of “Parental Guidance””Parental…

Tid-Bette On Bette’s Spring Picnic…

Due to Bette Midler‘s Broadway run this Spring in “I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With…

I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers ~ First Preview Starts April 4th, 2013

  While I don’t know when tickets go on sale for Bette’s one-woman show, I’ll Eat You…

Audio: Leader Of The Pack By Bette Midler

“Leader Of The Pack“ “Hey, Betty? Is that Jimmy’s ring you’re wearing?” “Uh huh.” “Oh! Must…

Photo: Bette Holds Stevie Wonder’s Grammy Statuettes

BetteBack February 23, 1977: Grammy Awards Winners

Eureka Times Standard Grammies: Stevie Wonder is Mr. Pop February 23, 1977 LOS ANGELES (API —…

Audio: Chapel of Love by Bette Midler

“Chapel Of Love” By Bette Midler Woah! Spring is here and the sky is so very…

BetteBack February 13, 1977: Grammy Award Nominations

Avalanche Journal Nominations Announced For Grammy Awards Show February 13, 1977 HOLLYWOOD (Special) – The National…

Bette Tweets: Sue Mengers And Parental Guidance

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Yes, I have taken on the challenge of channeling Sue. Sue Mengers! One of…

Bette Tweets: Guns, Alex Jones, Mental Health, And Politics As Usual

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler I had to post that Alex Jones rant. This guy is making his posse…

Audio: Optimistic Voices / Lullaby of Broadway by Bette Midler

“Optimistic Voices / Lullaby Of Broadway“ You’re out of the woods, you’re out of the dark,…

BetteBack February 13, 1977: Advertisement For The Grammy Awards

BetteBack February 12, 1977: Bette To Appear On The 19th Annual “Grammy Awards Show”

Cumberland News Top Artists February 12, 1977 Some of the nation’s top recording. stars have •…

Parental Guidance: Too Cool For School

Reading Eagle Originally Published: 1/8/2013 Sure, ‘Parental Guidance’ is a kids’ movie, but it’s pretty funny…

Audio: “Superstar” By Bette Midler

“Superstar” By Bette Midler Long ago and so far away, I fell in love with you…

BetteBack January 24 1977: Bette Talks “One Night Stand” Movie

Des Moines Register Super women January 24, 1977 Bette Midler says the script for her movie…

The Divine Miss M will be back on Broadway this spring as Uber Agent Sue Mengers

The Hollywood Reporter Bette Midler Returns to Broadway as Uber-Agent Sue Mengers January 7, 2012  Midler…

Parental Guidance: How It Became A Box Office Hit

The Wrap How Fox Marketed ‘Parental Guidance‘ Into a Box Office Hit By Todd Cunningham January…

303 Magazine Talks To The PR Officer Of NYRP ~ A Hands On Interview

303 Magazine Hollywood’s Eyes on Charity: NYRP a project by Bette Midler by NICOLE HIGGINS on…

Bette Midler will star in John Logan’s new one woman play, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers

Broadway World Breaking News: Bette Midler to Return Broadway in I’LL EAT YOU LAST by John…

Bette Midler Confirms Broadway Role As Super Agent Sue Mengers ~ Opens April 24!

  Bette Midler to Play Superagent Sue Mengers on Broadway The recipe for a successful one-character…

Before Lez Miz: 5 Other Films Featuring Live Singing

Vulture Les Miz Before Les Miz: Five Other Movie Musicals That Featured Live Singing By Bilge…

5 Things The Box Office Tells Us This Week

Pop Goes The Week Five Things We’ve Learned From This Weekend’s Box Office ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURED, MOVIES — BY BRIANBALTHAZAR ON 2013/01/07…

Parental Guidance: Grandmother Knows Best

Bridgewater Mercury FILM: Parental Guidance January 7, 2012 GRANDMOTHER knows best in Parental Guidance, an intergenerational…

Audio: Comic Relief By Bette Midler

BetteBack January 2, 1977: By Popular Demand HBO Brings Back Fabulous Bette Midler Concert For Pay-TV Viewers

Home Box Office Brings Back Fabulous Bette Midler Concert For Pay-TV Viewers By WILLIAM D. KERNS…

BetteBack January 23 1977: Bette Midler Finds A New Boyfriend ~ Peter Riegert

Van Nuys Valley News By Liz Smith January 23, 1977 The Divine Miss M — Bette…

“Parental Guidance” Still Raking In At The Box Office

Comedy Parental Guidance rounded out the top five domestically, grossing $10.1 million for a domestic cume…

Audio: “Strangers In The Night” By Bette Midler

“Strangers In The Night” By Bette Midler Ooooooh. Wooooh. Strangers in the night, exchanging glances, wondering…

Review: Songs For The New Depression (January 6, 1977)

Santa Ana Orange County Register Review: Songs For The New Depression By JIMM INOOLO January 6,…