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New Book: Nobody Ever Asked Me About the Girls: Women, Music, and Fame by Long Time Rock Journalist, Lisa Robinson

Ms. Robinson claims that over her 4-decade career interviewing musicians, she was always asked what the…

The untold truth of Bette Midler

Nikki SwiftThe untold truth of Bette MidlerBY DESIRÉE OJULY 6, 2020 Bette Midler is a singer who’s…

Videos: 2 Interviews, 3 Videos – Bette Midler Talks To Johnny Carson And Phil Donahue About ‘Divine Madness’ and ‘View From A Broad’

AFI Movie Club Celebrates, Rocky! What’s Bette got to do with it? And Sarandon? And Cher?

American Film MagazineAFI Movie Club: ROCKYBy The StaffMay 22, 2020 ROCKY is ranked on both AFI’s original and…

Video: Walsh Interviews Midler – 1980 – Retry This For Sound Now!

So much of TV entertainment footage in the past has been wiped out, including ABC-TV’s Countdown…

Video: 1984 – Good Morning America – Art Or Bust – Bette Midler – Interview

Video: Bette Midler GMA 1980

Video: Bette Midler -BWBB/Impressions/Interview – Forsyth’s -1978

Gay Pride: I Love This Exchange Between Bette Midler & Gay Activist Vito Russo, 1975 (Full Interview Included)

Back in 1975, on the eve of the Broadway premiere of Bette Midler’s Clams on the Half Shell…

BetteBack Oct. 1972: BETTE MIDLER’S WHOLE LIFE STORY!

InterviewBETTE MIDLER’S WHOLE LIFE STORY!By Lisa RobinsonOctober 1972 The restaurant at the Algonquin Hotel, Andy Warhol…

Video: Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night – Includes Bette Midler Segment – 1978

This video, Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night is something like a telethon with many guests. There is a…

Radio: Rita Houston talks with Bette Midler, Sarah McLachlan and Aimee Mann, Monday, December 24, 2018

Omaha Public RadioJoin KIOS this Christmas for great stories and holiday music!  By TODD HATTON  December 19,…

A Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty Exclusive: Bruce Vilanch, Unfiltered

Bette Midler: Bootleg BettyExclusive: Bruce Vilanch, UnfilteredBy Guest Writer: Todd SussmanOctober 4, 2018 He’s naughty, bawdy,…

New Artist Bright Light Bright Light Album Cover Inspired By Bette Midler’s Outfit In Big Business

Into MoreBright Light Bright Light on ‘Tough Love,’ His Friendship With Elton John, and Scoring ‘Queers’…

My Interview With Luke Martin-Jones From “Spanish Views”: Interview with Don Bradshaw, from online scrapbook ‘Bootleg Betty.’

In my fourth ‘Luke Martin-Jones Interview,’ I have had the pleasure of speaking to Don Bradshaw,…

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!)

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!) By Christy Labonte October 17,…

BetteBack July 3, 1972: Clothes Make Bette Midler (interview)

Derrick July 3, 1972 I guess you could call Bette Midler a clothes horse.. .but honey,…

BetteBack April 2, 1972: Singin’ In The Tubs (Interview)

Independent Press Telegram April 2, 1972 She’s 5-feet, 1-inch high, downright homely, absolutely dizzy, and rarer…

BetteBack November 28, 1967: Stardom Begins to Loom for Young Actress (Interview)

Lowell Sun Stardom Begins to Loom for Young Actress By Barry Robinson November 28, 1967 If…

1980 – Barbara Walters – Bette Midler

Bette Midler – The Rose – Time And Again – 1978/79

Bette Midler Scenes From A Mall Interview Good Morning America 1991

Conversations With Michael Eisner: Bette Midler Talks To Michael Eisner (2006 Transcript And Video)

Mister D: Thank God Mr. Eisner helped rescue Bette’s career, but during this interview it seems…

BetteBack June 20, 1988: The First Ladies of Laughter Double Up – Bette Midler & Lily Tomlin

People The First Ladies of Laughter By Brad Darrach, David Hutchings Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin…

Los Angeles Times Interview: “I’m old. I don’t know how much longer I can do it.”

Los Angeles Times Bette Midler doesn’t miss a beat amid her Divine Intervention tour By MIKAEL…

BetteBack October 4, 1980: Miss M strutting her stuff

Winnipeg Free Press October 4, 1980 TORONTO —Few performers can command the attention of a roomful…

Interview: Bette Not Ready To Be A Granny

Metro UK Bette Midler: Being a grandparent is great but I’m not ready to be one…

Interview: Bette Midler On “I’ll Eat You Last”

Playbill Eat, Prey, Love: Bette Midler Returns to Broadway in I’ll Eat You Last By Brandon…

BetteBack March 27, 1980: Bette Gets Interviewed By Barbara Walters

Tyrone Daily Herald March 27, 1980 The show that will get the largest audience is ABC’s…

BetteBack January 16, 1980: Success Blooms for Bette Midler as “The Rose’ Heads Her Toward Oscar

Altoona Mirror January 16, 1980 If there is anything that’s certain in this life, besides death,…