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Friday, December 7, 2018

Video: Divine Madness – Bette Midler Interviewed On Nightmoves TV Show Australia By Jon Peters

Bette Midler promotes her new movie, Divine Madness in Australia. She’s interviewed by Jon Peters. I wonder if that’s the same Jon Peters Barbra Streisand used to date. Boy, was he a bad boy and a character.


Nightmoves was an Australian weekly late-night popular music series, hosted by Melbourne rock DJ Lee Simon. The program featured music videos from around the world, studio and location interviews with local and touring acts, and film reviews by noted Melbourne critic Ivan Hutchison. In later years the series presented a number of hour-long in-concert specials featuring leading Australasian acts such as Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, and Split.Enz, and a number of these were recorded in stereo and simulcast in FM stereo on local rock stations in each capital ciry. The original series theme was Bob Seger’s eponymous song, but this was later replaced by an excerpt from Steely Dan’s “Parker’s Band”. The series was produced and broadcast from the studios of Channel 7 in Melbourne, and was shown on most Seven Network stations. Sadly, although the series.chronicled one of the most vibrant periods in Australian rock, much of the series was broadcast live, and few if any master tapes have survived. A DVD compilation of the series was issued in the 2000s, but this was largely sourced from surviving domestic off-air VHS recordings of the show.
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Monday, December 3, 2018

Video: Is Bette Midler Satanically Inspired? – Pastor Bob – Mister D: Or How BetteHeads Became Satanists LOL

Remember that song “God is watching from a distance?” by Bette Midler

From a distance the world looks blue and green
And the snow capped mountains white
From a distance the ocean meets the stream
And the eagle takes to flight
From a distance there is harmony
And it echoes through the land.

From a distance we all have enough
And no one is in need
And there are no guns, no bombs, and no disease
No hungry mouths to feed
From a distance we are instruments
Marching in a common band.

God is watching us
God is watching us
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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Video: Bette Midler – One Night Only – 2014

Bette Midler: One Night Only

In a showbiz career spanning half-a-century, multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler graces ITV screens in her first-ever UK television special, Bette Midler: One Night Only.

Hosted by Joanna Lumley, Bette Midler: One Night Only sees musical performances interspersed with candid chat with the leading lady, offering an insight into her life in the spotlight. And as a true comedy legend, we can expect a lot of laughs along the way.

The Grammy Award winner will be performing a selection of her classic hits, including Wind Beneath My Wings and From A Distance, as well as songs from her new album, including a cover of The Ronettes’ Be My Baby and TLC’s Waterfalls. Read More

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Video: Hype TV – The Scenery Chewing Diet – Parody Of Bette Midler

Hype TV: The Scenery Chewing Diet – Parody Of Bette Midler

Hype is an American sketch comedy television series on The WB, which ran for 17 episodes from October 8, 2000, to February 18, 2001.

On February 8, 2001, the series was canceled after one season (oh my, just like Bette’s), although two of its cast members, Frank Caliendo and Daniele Gaither, subsequently joined MADtv, while Gavin Crawford has had success as a television comedian in Canada, including on The Gavin Crawford Show and This Hour Has 22 Minutes Read More

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Video: He’s A Tramp – Bette Midler – From The Peggy Lee Songbook

Bette Midler Jinxed Collage

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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

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 the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and the production was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film.

The film was nominated for 12 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for Midler, and won for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Direction (Michael Rafter). Read More

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Video: MARTHA (Tom Waits) by Sam Harris as “Tom Frost” (Bette Midler’s version included along with a snippet of Rolling Stone talking about the performance.)

Sam Harris sings Martha

Mister D: I just love the way Sam Harris covers songs associated with Bette Midler. You can  tell he is very influenced by her. And it shows.

MARTHA
Music & Lyrics, Tom Waits

Operator, number please, it’s been so many years
Will she remember my old voice while I fight the tears
Hello, hello there, is this Martha, this is old Tom Frost
And I am calling long distance, don’t worry ’bout the cost
Cause it’s been forty years or more, now Martha please recall
Meet me out for coffee, where we’ll talk about it all

And those were the days of roses, of poetry and prose
And Martha all I had was you and all you had was me
There was no tomorrows, we packed away our sorrows
And we saved them for a rainy day

And I feel so much older now, and you’re much older too
How’s your husband, and how’s your kids,
you know that I got married too
Lucky that you found someone to make you feel secure
Cause we were all so young and foolish, now we are mature

And those were the days of roses, of poetry and prose
And Martha all I had was you and all you had was me
There was no tomorrows, we packed away our sorrows
And we saved them for a rainy day

And I was always so impulsive, I guess that I still am
And all that really mattered then was that I was a man
I guess that our being together was never meant to be
And Martha, Martha, I love you, can’t you see

And those were the days of roses, of poetry and prose
And Martha all I had was you and all you had was me
There was no tomorrows, we packed away our sorrows
And we saved them for a rainy day

And I remember quiet evenings, trembling close to you

Written by: Tom Waits
Published by: Fifth Floor Music Inc. (ASCAP), ©1973
Official album release: “Closing Time”


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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Video: Bette Midler – I Look Good! – Diva Las Vegas – Turns Out Bette Midler Just Rewrote Lyrics To Another Song (See And Hear What It Is)

Video: Bette Midler – I Look Good! – Diva Las Vegas – Turns Out Bette Midler Just Rewrote Lyrics To Another Song (See And Hear What It Is)

Bette Midler - Diva Las Vegas

Video: Bette Midler – I Look Good! – Diva Las Vegas

Mister D: I’m trying some new things FB is offering (Oy!) One thing is there is a poll at the end of the video where you rate it. I did it on the fly, so if you have some ideas of how to name the options, make a comment. I’d like to see which vids are like the best so I can show them more. Once the video starts, hover your pointer over the video and a symbol will come up that let’s you vote at anytime. That only works if you enlarge the video, otherwise the poll should come up at the end. If you’ve never seen the vid before, wait til the end to vote. Or this might just not work…lol….of course, it’s me, Don, Mister D, The Gay Pundit Read More

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Herbie leaves Rose – Gypsy (1993) HD + Small World Redux – Video

Herbie leaves Rose - Gypsy (1993) HD + Small Word Redux

SMALL WORLD - Bette Midler From the Broadway Musical "Gypsy" (1959) (Music: Jule Styne / Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim)

Funny, you're a stranger who's come here Come from another town Funny, I'm a stranger myself here Small world, isn't it? Funny, you're a girl who goes trav'lin' Rather than settlin' down Funny, 'cause I'd love to go trav'lin' Small world, isn't it? We have so much in common It's a phenomenon We could pool our resources By joining forces from now on Lucky, you're a girl who likes children That's an important sign Lucky, 'cause I'd love to have children Small world, isn't it? Funny, isn't it? Small and funny and fine (bridge) Lucky, 'cause I'd love to have children Small world, isn't it? Funny, isn't it? Small and funny and fine
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Video: Murphy Brown – A Lifetime of Achievement (Preview) – With A Little Bette Midler – Thursday, November 8, 2018

The ‘Murphy in the Morning‘ team, Avery and Phyllis join Jim Dial at an eventful lifetime achievement award gala in his honor, hosted by Katie Couric (playing herself) and attended by Murphy’s worst-ever secretary (Bette Midler), who has a surprising new connection to Murphy. Also, Murphy discovers a kindred spirit in Judge Nate Campbell (John Larroquette), another gala attendee, Thursday, Nov. 8 at 9:30/8:30c. Only CBS

Bette Midler guests on Murphy Brown, Thursday, November 8
Bette Midler guests on Murphy Brown, Thursday, November 8
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