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BetteBack December 13, 1973: Gross me out, Miss M

The Village Voice December 13, 1973 La creme de la creme and la pits de la…

BetteBack December 13, 1973: Bette At The Palace

The Village Voice December 13, 1973 IT IS NOT SO MUCH that Bette Midler‘s appearance at…

BetteBack December 11, 1973: Gosh, it’s Little Orphan Annie! Just when we need her!

New York Times December 11, 1973 The nation was in sore need of comic relief last…

BetteBack December 5, 1973: Bette Midler: PALACE, N.Y.

Variety December 5, 1973 Bette Midler boogied back to Broadway Monday night (3), opening a three-week…

BetteBack December 4, 1973: Midler Bows at the Palace

New York Post Midler Bows at the Palace Bette Midler probably couldn’t be boring if she…

BetteBack November 27, 1973: Bette Midler Finds Philadelphia Audience Is Different

Philadelphia Inquirer Bette Midler Finds Philadelphia Audience Is Different November 27, 1973 By Judy Kinnard “Main…

BetteBack November 27, 1973: Bette Midler Gets A Standing Ovation

Philadelphia Inquirer November 27, 1973   The best assortment of garbage in town . . .…

BetteBack November 19, 1973: Bette Midler: A Mellowed Outrage

The Boston Globe November 19, 1973 One attends a Bette Midler concert partly to be seen.…

BetteBack November 14, 1973: Bette: Acetylene Torch Singer

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – November 14, 1973 An extremely keyed-up Midler-of-the-road crowed turned out Sunday night…

BetteBack November 18, 1973: The Return Of Show Biz, Starring Divine Miss M

Ithaca New Times November 18, 1973 Bette Midler defies description. Trying to explain one of her…

BetteBack November 15, 1973: Divine Miss M. Rocks Ithaca

The Ithacan November 15, 1973 It is indeed a rarity when a performer lives up to…

BetteBack November 13, 1973: The very divine Bette Midler . . . knockin’ their sox off

The Daily Orange November 13, 1973 She made me stand in the cold for 90 minutes…

BetteBack October 17, 1973: How’s She Doing? Great, You Bette!

Wisconsin State Journal October 17, 1973 The reigning resident kook of showbiz, Bette Midler, unloosed her…

BetteBack October 15, 1973: Getting “enough” from Miss M

Chicago Tribune October 15, 1973 WELL, CAN ANYONE not know who Bette Midler is by now?…

BetteBack October 8, 1973: Bette Midler Enchants Audience

Albuquerque Journal October 8, 1973 By the time Bette Midler began the second half of her…

BetteBack October 4, 1973: The Divine Miss M’ To Appear Here Tonight

Journal Of The Arts October 4, 1973 They call her Bette (rhymes with fret) Midler. She…

BetteBack October 1, 1973: Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M

San Mateo Times October 1, 1973 In this crazy rock ‘n roll world where superstars streak…

BetteBack September 29, 1973: Bette Comes Back

Oakland Tribune September 29, 1973 With due respect to Carol, Little Darlin’ and Runaround Sue, all…

BetteBack September 29, 1973: Every Gay Blade’s Fantasy

San Francisco Chronicle September 29, 1973   Predictably enough, Bette Midler‘s return to the Berkeley Community…

BetteBack September 23, 1973: Bette Midler Sings In Berkley

San Francisco Chronicle September 23, 1973 Bette Midler, “The Divine Miss M.,” returns to the Bay…

BetteBack September 12, 1973: Bette Midler on a New Tack

Los Angeles Times September 12, 1973 Pardon me, I know you’re probably in a rush this…

BetteBack September 11, 1973: Bette Midler – Wonderful Bananas!

Press Telegram September 11, 1973 Lights dimmed. Ripples of excited hush crackled through the audience like…

BetteBack August 29, 1973: Truly Tacky Bette Midler – And How She Got That Way

In Concert Truly Tacky Bette Midler – And How She Got That Way August 29, 1973…

BetteBack August 27, 1973: The Divine – Worship and Blasphemy

The Washington Post August 27, 1973 Bette Midler defeated another audience Saturday night, when she played…

BetteBack August 27, 1973: Superstar Midler – Larger Than Life

Washington Star News August 27, 1973 Standing on the Merriweather Post Pavilion stage in rehearsal before…

BetteBack April 8, 1973: ‘Divine Miss M’ Revives American Band Greats

The Hartford Courant April 8, 1973 “Low rent retro-rock-and-roll” came to town Saturday with “The Divine…

BetteBack October 22, 1973: “I Know Everybody Came to Be Grossed Out, So…”

In Concert October 22, 1973 It definitely was not your ordinary rock concert. Female impersonators and…

BetteBack March 28, 1973: Bette Midler – Concert In Review

The Lawton Constitution March 28, 1973 She calls herself “the last of the truly tacky women…”…

BetteBack March, 26, 1973: Self-Styled Bette In ‘Divine’ Impact

Dallas Morning News March, 26, 1973 The whole tone of Bette Midler‘s weekend performance at the…

BetteBack April 13, 1973: The Divine Miss M Warbles Her Way To A Million

The Herald April 13, 1973 She flounces and minces, coos and shrieks. She is ludicrous and…

Betteback March 12, 1973: HOW DIVINE – MISS M

The Washington Post March 12, 1973 You had to be there. Bette Midler stood on the…

BetteBack March 1973: It’s “Divine” Bette Midler

Newark Star Lodger – March 1973 It happens so fast you have to do a quick…

BetteBack March 15, 1973: Bette’s Banter Not All ‘Divine’

The Pittsburgh Press March 15, 1973 Instagram: @bettebae She crooned. She screamed. She sang her heart…

BetteBack March 10, 1973: Bette Midler Show Blends Old, New

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – March 10, 1973  Instagram: @bettebae One of the most heterogeneous crowds ever…

BetteBack March 17, 1973: Twice More With A Feeling

Los Angeles Times March 17, 1973 Instagram: @bettebae By the time Bette Midler made her local…

BetteBack February 27, 1973: Steambath’s Divine Miss M Really Sleazes With Ease

The Toronto Star Steambath’s Divine Miss M Really Sleazes With Ease February 27, 1973 By William…

BetteBack February 26, 1973: Wish I Could Shimmy Like Divine Miss M

The Boston Globe February 26, 1973 Instagram; @bettebae The Divine Miss M was scrunched cross-legged on…

BetteBack February 22, 1973: Pop Music

The Harvard Crimson Pop Music February 22, 1973 Bette Midler. You have to go all the…

BetteBack February 19, 1973: After A While Bette Is Infectious

The Chicago Tribune February 19, 1973 WELL, I may as well come out with this without…

BetteBack February 16, 1973: Bette Midler Displays A Passel Of Talent

The Milwaukee Journal February 16, 1973 Sentimental, audacious, risqué, campy. Singer Bette Midler dished out a…

BetteBack January 23, 1973: Divine Miss M Brings Oldies To Life

The Chronicle Telegram January 23, 1973 Writing something fresh and new about Bette Midler – The…

BetteBack October 25, 1973: Bette: there is only one Miss M…

Zoo World October 25, 1973 BEVERLY HILLS: CALIFORNIA. There’s a “Divine Miss M,” and there’s a…

BetteBack August 26, 1973: Sensitive Midler a Sure Bet to Continue Ascent as Singing Star

The Sunday Denver Post August 26, 1973 IN A WORD, Bette Midler is hot. Her first…

BetteBack June 1973: Cookin’ With Bette Midler

Modern Hi-Fi & Stereo Guide June 1973 Bette Midler struts around the stage in her spike…

BetteBack March 19, 1973: Bette Midler Collides With Her Image

Los Angeles Times March 19, 1973 Bette Midler, who during the past few months has charged up…

BetteBack March 3, 1973: Bawdy, Bodacious Bette

The National Observer Bawdy, Bodacious Bette March 3, 1973 By Bill Marvel HERE IT IS 7:30…

BetteBack February 24, 1973: A New Singing Rage – The Divine Miss M

The Toronto Star February 24, 1973 It was early morning, far too early morning. And “the…