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BetteBack October 21, 1975: Bette Midler Makes Multi-Million Dollar Deal With ABC

Wichita Falls TimesOctober 21, 1975 Bette Midler is rich; just made a 3 million dollar deal…

BetteBack Sep 4, 1975: Paul Simon Disses Miss M Over Recording

Newark Advocate Sep 4, 1975 Paul Simon‘s new single, “Gone At Last” features Phoebe Snow singing…

BetteBack August 19, 1975: Bette Midler Says Lawrence Welk Dissed Her

Wichita Falls TimesAugust 19, 1975 Bette Midler said in Playgirl magazine that Lawrence Welk was once…

BetteBack August 10, 1975: Bette Midler Discovers The Manhattan Transfer

Cedar Rapids Gazette August 10, 1975 Their story reads like a scenario out of a 1940s…

BetteBack August 9, 1975: I hear Bette Midler isn’t nearly so popular offstage as she is onstage. True?

Altoona Mirror August 9, 1975 I hear Bette Midler isn’t nearly so popular offstage as she…

BetteBack July 31, 1975: Bette Midler – “I hate it when they call me ugly…”

Van Nuys Valley News July 31, 1975 Inside Bette Midler, who made her reputation as the…

BetteBack July 17, 1975: ABC Offers Bette Midler A Special Deal

Harrisburg Daily Register July 17, 1975 Bette Midler, the doyenne of glitter rock, may soon be…

BetteBack July 2, 1975: Bette Midler Begins Singing Lessons

Press Telegram July 2, 1975 Bette Midler said at Stars Deli she’s taking singing lessons (Don’t…

BetteBack July 1, 1975: ‘Clams’ Breaks Broadway’s Box Office Record

Stroudsburg Pocono Record July 1, 1975 All we can conscientiously say about Bette Midler is you…

BetteBack June 13, 1975: The Divine Miss “M” scores personal success on Broadway

Mister D: It’s so funny to read these old articles to be reminded of how edgy…

BetteBack June 3, 1975: Bette Midler To Record Gospel Song

Arkansas City Traveler June 3, 1975 The gospel song Bette Midler sings in her Broadway show…

BetteBack May 29, 1975: Elton John Jealous Over Bette Midler

Mister D: Well, I don’t know if this is true or not, but if it is,…

BetteBack May 22, 1975: Bette Midler Meets Her Vickie Eydie (Including Videos)

Uniontown Morning Herald May 22, 1975 Joey Heatherton introduced another singer in her Empire Room audience:…

BetteBack May 14, 1975: ‘Clams’ Does Nothing But Entertain

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BetteBack May 13, 1975: Bette Midler: Still divine

South Mississippi Sun May 13, 1975 NEW YORK (UPI) — So great has been the demand…

BetteBack April 30, 1975: Bette Midler Is Back Rashy And Gimmicky (‘Clams’)

Lawton Constitiution April 30, 1975 NEW YORK (AP ) — A strenuous comeback bid is being…

BetteBack April 24, 1975: It’s a glossier Bette Midler who’s back in the Big Apple (‘Clams’)

Middletown Times Herald April 24, 1975 NEW YORK – Bette Midler, the tackiest girl in town,…

BetteBack April 20, 1975: Bette Midler’s ‘Clams’ Will Be A Rave

Colorado Springs Gazette April 20, 1975 Will the divine Miss M — Bette Midler, succeed or…

BetteBack April 16, 1975: Clams On The Half Shell Opens

Bucks County Courier April 16, 1975 Bette Midler BROADWAY WAS LIKE A carnival last night. Six…

BetteBack April 6, 1975: What Did Bette Midler Start Taking?

Kannapolis Daily Independent April 6, 1975 Now that she’s a star, sort of, Bette Midler decided…

Here’s Bette Midler in 1991 Talking About Geraldo Rivera Drugging and Groping Her Without Consent

Jezebel Here’s Bette Midler in 1991 Talking About Geraldo Rivera Drugging and Groping Her Without Consent…

BetteBack April 3, 1975: Bette Midler Corrects A Misunderstanding

Lima News April 3, 1975 Bette Midler arranged for Lionel Hampton to have billing on her…

BetteBack March 27, 1975: Bette Midler Supposedly Throws Temper Fit

Snyder Daily News March 27, 1975 BETTE MIDLER is up to her usual  temperamental” star routine.…

BetteBack June 1975: Bette Midler – The New Taste

In The Know Bette Midler: The New Taste June 1975 James Spada The curtain goes up…

BetteBack June 30, 1975: People Magazine Interview Regarding “Clams”

People Magazine Bette Midler Returns In Tacky Triumph June 30, 1975 By Patricia Burstein In a…