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Who Sampled Bette Midler?

Source: Who Sampled Bette Midler Song and Album: Daytime Hustler by Bette Midler The Divine Miss…

On This Day In History: Bette Midler’s Oft Used Producer Dies June 26, 2006 – Musical Tribute Included

2006, Turkish-American music producer and arranger Arif Mardin died aged 74 from pancreatic cancer. He worked…

Excellent Analysis By Christina Francine Of Bette Midler’s “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today”

Conversations: Creative & Inventive Christina Francine, Author & Educator Song Analysis: The Power With and Without…

The Greatest Ears In Town (Bette Midler and Marc Shaiman)

Here’s a song many may not know about. It was written by Bette Midler, Barry Gibb…

On Thighs And Whispers: “It is pretty jolly. It’s got a good deal of disco music on it. The form lends itself to a lot of theatricality and big arrangements and Arif Mardin is a brilliant arranger.

On Thighs And Whispers: “It is pretty jolly. It’s got a good deal of disco music…

BetteBack August 6, 1995: Bette Of Roses Review

Syracuse Herald Journal August 6, 1995 Bette Midler‘s first studio album in five years is one…

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers:

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers: “It is pretty jolly. It’s got a good deal of…

On Moving From Atlantic Records To Warner Brothers:

On Moving From Atlantic Records To Warner Brothers: “And I went to Warner Brothers next door.…

Bette Midler – To Deserve You (Arif Club Mix – VJ Tony Mendes Video Edition 2012)

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BetteBack May 30, 1991: Joan Rivers Waiting For Bette Midler To Retire

Cedar Rapids Gazette May 30, 1991 Joan Rivers, who’s been trying to snare a big-screen project…

BetteBack August 23, 1990: Bette To Release New Album Sept. 25th 1990

Lethbridge Herald August 23, 1990 Bette Midler is getting set lo release her first non-soundtrack album…

BetteBack January 8, 1989: Beaches Reminds Us That Bette Midler Is A Powerful Pop Singer

Pacific Stars And Stripes January 8, 1989 • In the strongest musical moments of the new…

BetteBack November 5, 1981: The Rise Of Luther Vandross

News November 5, 1981 Vandrou’ first solo LP. “Never Too Much,” oo Epic Records, was No.…

BetteBack January 18, 1980: Midler album strong effort

Santa Fe New Mexican January 18, 1980 By DAVE MARSH Rolling Stone BETTE MIDLER: “Thighs and…

BetteBack October 31, 1979: Bette Midler Takes On Disco

Winnipeg Free Press Big-name artists cling to disco slide October 31, 1979 A lot of established…

BetteBack September 9, 1979: Bette Drops Manager And Records New Album (Interview)

Pacific Stars And Stripes September 9, 1979 Bette Midler has started writing songs, which she describes…

BetteBack October 4, 1979: Thighs And Whispers Review

Madison Capital Times October 4, 1979   Bette Midler. “Thighs and Whispers.” Atlantic. 3 stars. Bette…

BetteBack Review: Bette Midler’s Second Album, “Bette Midler” Is Released…

Greeley Daily Tribune THE WORLD OF MUSIC By JUDY HUGO October 29, 1973   In little…

BetteBack: Bette Talks “Beaches” Music

PACIFIC STARS AND STRIPES At random.. . . JANUARY 8,1989 In the strongest musical moments of…

Hollywood Reporter: Joe Mardin Talks About the Grammy-Nominated Doc ‘Greatest Ears In Town’

The Hollywood Reporter Arif Mardin’s Son Talks About the Grammy-Nominated Doc ‘Greatest Ears In Town’ 2:06…

Arif Mardin: ‘The Greatest Ears in Town’

Los Angeles Times Producer Arif Mardin celebrated in documentary ‘The Greatest Ears in Town’ June 29,…

CD Review: Various Artists, “All My Friends Are Here” (NuNoise). 2 ½ stars

MassLive.com Various Artists, “All My Friends Are Here” (NuNoise). 2 ½ stars. It’s tough to argue…

Bette-Bytes: 5-16-2010

* In the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine there is a 3 star review of…

All My Friends Are Here

Reuters Music stars pay tribute to producer‘s love of jazz Evie Nagy Fri May 14, 2010…

Pre-order Arif Mardin’s “All My Friends Are Here” CD (New Bette Midler Track)

Mister D: The release date is June 15th “All My Friends Are Here” Arrives in June;…