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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Audio/Video: Mona Lisa (Dedicated to Bette Midler) – Aaron Neville -1981 – Fiyo On The Biyou

Mister D: Bette Midler saw the Neville Brothers, circa 1980, perform in New Orleans and loved them. She made a few phone calls to some music labels and was instrumental in getting them their record deal at A&M Records.

Aaron Neville dedicated the perfect song to her with the perfect lyrics on the album. The sound is a little distorted on here, but the beauty of the recording shines through.

After all, her smile is a work of art.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

12-PACK: BETTE MIDLER: Twelve Songs You May Not Have Known Bette Midler Covered.

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12-PACK: BETTE MIDLER
December 1, 2016

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If you’ve noticed that we’ve upped our usual Six-Pack piece to a 12-Pack in this instance, well, what can we say? If you can’t double-up for the divine Miss M, then who can you double up for? As it happens, it was a pretty easy decision to make, not to mention a pretty easy piece to put together, as we decided to spotlight 12 songs that you may not have realized that Bette Midler cover.

Sure, she’s found quite a bit of success with other people’s material over the course of her career, and she’s spent years surprising the audiences at her concerts by offering them performances of songs that’ve never ended up on any of her albums, like – just to cite one at random – Peter Gabriel’s “Here Comes the Flood.” But you don’t have to go to Midler’s shows to hear some of these interpretations. You can just check out her albums…or, if you really want to make it easy, you can spin this playlist we’ve put together! Read More

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