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Album Review: Jake Shimabukuro — a Visionary ‘Ukulele Virtuoso

The Arts FuseAlbum Review: Jake Shimabukuro — a Visionary ‘Ukulele VirtuosoBy Allen MichieDecember 24, 2021 What 2022 needs is “more…

Jake Shimabukuro Tells Stories From Making His New Album, ‘Jake And Friends’ (Plus The Viral Video That Started It All, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’)

Honolulu Star-AdvertiserUkulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro pulls together an all-star list of talent for his new albumBy Steven MarkNov 14, 2021…

If Not For Bette Midler, The Carpenters Never Would Have Had A Hit With “Superstar” (Videos Included)

Showbiz CheatSheetThe Carpenters Might Not Have Sung ‘Superstar’ If Not for Bette Midler By Matthew Trzcinski LAugust 24, 2021 The…

Jake Shimabukuro Announces, ‘Jake & Friends,’ featuring a who’s who of music royalty

Jake Shimabukuro BlogJake Shimabukuro Announces, ‘Jake & Friends,’ his most creatively ambitious album to-date, featuring a who’s who of music…

The 100 Greatest Movie Songs – What Divas Made The List?

NewsweekThe 100 Greatest Movie Songs From 100 Years of FilmBy StaffJanuary 16, 2020 While visuals are a huge part of…

Audio Only: Into The Rare Midler

Bette Midler – Do You Love Me?/Do You Wanna Dance? – 1972 Live Bette Midler – Hell, I’d Go –…

Bette Midler Talks Memories, Her New Children’s Book, & Why She Deserves Retirement – “And Now The Time Is Near…”

ParadeBette Midler Talks Music Memories, Her New Children’s Book, and Why She Deserves Retirement By Jim FarberFEBRUARY 12, 2021 It’s never…

Video: Bette Midler Sings With Bing Crosby And The Mills Brothers – 1977

Videos: Bette Midler Appears On The Swedish Show Nöjesmaskinen 1984 For An Interview And Two Songs

Bette talks about her book ‘The Saga Of Baby Divine’ and sings ‘ My Favorite Waste Of Time’ and ‘Beast…

Audio: Bette Midler – Moonlight Dancing (Prime Cuts Version)

Upcoming Events: Outrageous Fundraising – A Bette Midler DJ Set Julius Fundraiser (3 Hours Of Bette Midler Music)

Julius, Bar is Bright Light Bright Light‘s favourite bar in NYC and with financial troubles given COVID-19 closures, he’s donating…

The untold truth of Bette Midler

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

Check Out The Latest Live CD Of Former Harlette, Charlo Crossley, And Ava Nicole Frances: MUTUAL ADMIRATION (Audio Clip)

Broadway WorldMUTUAL ADMIRATION Is A CD For All AgesBy Stephen MosherJun. 16, 2020 Mister D: I think yall would love…

Five Bette Midler Covers That Completely Reinvented the Original Recordings – With Videos

Showbiz CheatSheet5 Bette Midler Covers That Completely Reinvented the Original RecordingsBy Josh LezmiApril 1, 2020 Though Bette Midler is known for several…

Video: Bette Midler – Married Men – SNL – 1979 – Plus Bonus Material

The song came from the movie “The World Is Full Of Married Men” starring Tony Franciosa and Carroll Baker. The…

James Taylor makes history as the first artist to earn a top 10 album in the past six decades. Who are the artists right behind him?

ABC News RadioJames Taylor makes history as the first artist to earn a top 10 album in the past six…

Billboard Magazine Names The Top 21 Xmas Albums Of The 21st Century

In 1994, Mariah Carey‘s Merry Christmas helped revitalize the contemporary pop holiday album. The singer’s effort wasn’t the top selling yuletide-themed collection of…

74 things we love about The Divine Miss M!, Bette Midler

When Bette Midler turned 70 four years ago, I did what any gay blogger would do: I compiled a list of 70…

Ben Platt Releases New EP of Music From THE POLITICIAN

GRAMMY, TONY, and Emmy®Award-winning artist Ben Platt has announced today’s release of a remarkable new EP. MUSIC FROM THE NETFLIX…

Audio: Bette Midler – Moonlight Dancing – Club Mix – 1991

Video: Bette Midler Dancing At Cher Concert At Barclay’s, May 2 – Video Credit – Glen Scott

Bette Midler near the front on the aisle dancing to Cher and “Walking In Memphis”

Audio: Bette Midler – I Put A Spell On You (Thee Werq’n B!tches Club Mix)

Bette Midler – I Put A Spell On You (Thee Werq’n B!tches Club Mix) Thee Werq’n B!tches is the moniker of solo…

Audio: The Bette Midler & Bob Dylan 27 Minute Recording Session

Dangerous MindsFrom The Bob Dylan New York Sessions 1974-1975By Richard MetzgerMarch 27, 2019 Bob Dylan and Bette Midler recorded together…

Sammy Hagar, from Van Halen, Talks About Working With Bette Midler (Rare Audio)

The Virginian-PilotSammy Hagar, from Van Halen, Talks About Working With Bette MidlerBy Will Harris Jan 20, 2016 How did Bette…

Lots Of Audio: Bette Midler’s Friend, And Sometimes Co-Writer, Carole Bayer Sager, Will Receive A Special Honor From The Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame

Carole Bayer Sager will receive the Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June The Oscar- and…

Join Host Bette Midler For PBS’s “What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David”

Bette Midler Hosts Hal David Tribute On PBS The Month Of March 2019 Mister D: This special started tonight, but…

Why Springsteen Stopped Midler From Releasing Her Version Of “Pink Cadillac”

E Street ShuffleBette Midler Covers Springsteen’s Pink CadillacBy KenPOSTED ON NOVEMBER 26, 2018 Mister D: I remember so vividly when…

The Grammy Swag Curator: Who was his favorite musical artist over his 20 years?

Hollywood ReporterThe Curator Behind 20 Years’ Worth of $30,000 Grammys Gift Lounge Swag Bags By Nick Williams 2/1/2019 Mister D:…

Music Royalty Exchange Passes $50m In The Last 3 Years

Who Were The Noteworthy Artists in the Royalty Exchange? US-based online music rights marketplace Royalty Exchange  has revealed that over…

Video: Bette Midler – Mr. Goldstone From “Gypsy”

Awards and nominations Midler won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. Gibb was nominated for…