BootLeg Betty

Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On

Bette Midler Live At Caesar’s Palace

The Band: Bette Sussman – Musical Director/Keyboards Tom Barney – Bass Sonny Emory – Drums Taku Hirano – Percussion Wayne Johnson – Guitar Mike Miller – Guitar Darrell Smith – Keyboards Shayna Steele – Backing Vocals

The Fat City Horns: Danny Falcone – Trumpet Gil Kaupp – Trumpet Robert Mader – Saxophone Gerald Merra – Saxophone Nathan Tanouye – Trombone Phil Wigfall – Saxophone The Harlettes: Jordan Ballard Kyra Dacosta Kamilah Martin Choreographer: Toni Basil Writers: Eric Kornfeld Bette Midler Bruce Vilanch Your Host (tee hee): Mister D


Bette addresses the crowd at her 100th performance with a poem… Monday, June 8
The president’s first hundred days Was news around the globe While mine, I’m celebrating In a corset and a robe
Though he exposed his policies For critics all to see Instead I am exposing, well, An awful lot of me!
I’ve done this gig a hundred times And still, how it can thrill me You see, I really can’t believe Each time it doesn’t kill me
But you know I will continue I will be here every night Doing numbers in a fishtail While I’m burning cellulite
For what’s a mere 100 shows In the great big scheme of things When the people need their Diva And some wind beneath their wings
So fear not because this Showgirl — Though she’s tired, old and sore — Will be going on and on until She does a hundred more!

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