San Antonio Express And News
April 15, 1973
Every once in a while a newcomer to the entertainment world creates a stir within the industry. Melissa Manchester is doing that just now and is being heralded as the new Bette Midler.
Bette Midler was hardly the New Barbra Streisand before being stripped of her non-title, Melissa, who just signed with Bell Records, was formerly a backup singer for Bette, which could be why she’s being compared to her.