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Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid

The Stage Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid By…

BetteBack March 3, 1975: Bette Midler Presents Stevie Wonder With Best Album Of The Year At The Grammy’s

Kingsport Times March 3, 1975 Stevie Wonder and Olivia Newton-John took ho.me most of the marbles…

Well, whatever strictures there were have fallen apart.

[on what she perceives as the ‘pornification’ of pop music] Well, whatever strictures there were have…

BetteBack February 8, 1975: What To Expect On The Cher Special

Hillsdale Daily News February 8, 1975 Music: Elton John sings hit version of the Beatle’s song…

BetteBack November 30, 1974: What’s Bette Midler Like?

Dunkirk Evening Observer November 30, 1974 WILL THE REAL BETTE MIDLER . . .? What’s she…

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Soundtrack & New ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Cast Recording Debut

Billboard Billboard 200 Chart Moves: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Soundtrack & New ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Cast Recording Debut 5/25/2017…

Fuck ’em if they can’t take a joke!

Fuck ’em if they can’t take a joke! (Divine Madness, 1979)

Bette Midler – Delores Delago – Experience The Divine Tour – 1993

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It’s all right for anybody to be who they are just as long as they don’t let their dogs shit in the street. (1975)

It’s all right for anybody to be who they are just as long as they don’t…

The Rose – Experience The Divine Tour – Bette Midler – 1993

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Bette Midler – Beast Of Burden – Bananas! (German TV Show 1984)

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BetteBack September 25, 1998: Midler Credits Shrieking Fan For New Album Name

Daily Herald Bulletin September 25, 1998 A bruxh with an excited fan led to Bathhouse Betty,…

BetteBack February 18, 1973: Wrinkled Records

Winona Daily News February 18, 1973 There Is an oldies boom in progress. Songs, singers and…

BetteBack February 10, 1973: Bette Midler Hits The Top 10 Singles Chart

Daily Kennebec Journal February 10, 1973 Ten Top Selling Singles , Popular 1. Don’t Expect Me…

BetteBack July 9, 1997: Creating For Life Benefit For AIDS

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago July 9, 1997 A T-shirt designed by Bette Midler will be among…

BetteBack January 30, 1974: Bette Midler And Paul Simon Rebuffed At Restaurant

Bucks County Courier January 30, 1974 Bette Midler and Paul Simon (formerly of Simon and Garfunkel)…

Bette Midler on Donald Trump, Adele, and The Divine Miss M reissue

Entertainmnent Weekly Bette Midler on Donald Trump, Adele, and The Divine Miss M reissue BY KEVIN…

Bette Midler: “Butts have kicked boobs under the bus! Do these jeans make my butt look big enough?” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “Butts have kicked boobs under the bus! Do these jeans make my butt look…

Bette Midler: “Aren’t my girls wonderful? They used to be fact-checkers at FOX News. Then I snatched them up, and nobody knew they were gone!” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “Aren’t my girls wonderful? They used to be fact-checkers at FOX News. Then I…

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…

Bette Midler On Revenge: “Oh, revenge is very healthy. I like it. If I didn’t believe that what goes around comes around, I would have to kill myself. It is the cornerstone of my life.”

Bette Midler On Revenge: “Oh, revenge is very healthy. I like it. If I didn’t believe…

BetteBack January 8, 1995: Older Bands, High Ticket Prices Mark Record Year for Concerts

Chicago Sun-Times January 8, 1995 | ADAM SANDLER HOLLYWOOD Jurassic rockers and gold cards mixed to…

BetteBack January 1, 1995: The Year In Concerts

The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) January 1, 1995 | Steve Morse, Globe Staff Pinch yourself, because…

Justin Bieber Called Bette Midler “Britt Meddler” And Hopefully This Is The Start Of An Amazing Feud

Buzzfeed Justin Bieber Called Bette Midler “Britt Meddler” And Hopefully This Is The Start Of An…

Bette Midler Laughs Off Justin Bieber’s Name Gaff

Contact Music Bette Midler Laughs Off Justin Bieber’s Name Gaff By WENN in Music / Festivals…

Darlene Love, Bette’s Friend, Finally Makes Billboard Charts Under Own Name After Long Career

Mister D: Support This artist! A great comeback with great tunes to boot! — Darlene Love,…

BetteBack February 24, 1991: Gold’s melancholy ‘Distance’ Gulf War is unofficial anthem

Altoona Mirror February 24, 1991 Imagine that you hate war — its senselessness, its destruction, its…

BetteBack February 6, 1990: Midler Wrings Everything She Can From The ‘Stella’ Material

Doylestown Intelligencer February 6, 1990 Bawdy Bette becomes Bawling Bette in “Stella,” a no holds barred…

Rolling Stone Review: Generations of brassy, slyly winking female rebels – from Deborah Harry and Madonna to Miley Cyrus – all owe Bette Midler a debt

Rolling Stone Bette Midler Wraps ‘Divine’ Tour With Powerhouse Brooklyn Show Legendary vocalist brings with bawdy…

Bette Midler Reaches The Top Ten CD Charts In Australia With ‘It’s The Girls’

Noise11 ARIA Albums: Sam Smith Holds On To Top Spot In Australia by GAVIN RYAN on…

BetteBack June 4, 1989: Bette Midler Reaches Number One On The Billboard Charts

Walla Walla Union Bulletin June 4, 1989 The following are toe top record hits and leading…

On This Day: February 23rd

On February 23rd, 1957, Porter Wagoner joined the Grand Ole Opry. In 1965, Stan Laurel of…

20 Great (and a Couple of Not-So-Great) Moments in Singer-Actor History

Billboard Magazine 20 Great (and a Couple of Not-So-Great) Moments in Singer-Actor History — From Frank…

BetteBack June 17, 1988: It’s a pleasure doing ‘business’ with Midler, Tomlin

Hutchinson News June 17, 1988 HOLLYWOOD – “Big Business” is a bright whirligig of a movie,…

BetteBack March 21, 1988: The Three B’s – Baby, Big Business, And Beaches

Syracuse Herald Journal March 21, 1988 Another B for Bette — baby! Brash, bouncy, busty Bette…

BillBoard Magazine: Midler’s It’s The Girls – Highest Debut Of Her Career

Billboard Magazine Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Spends Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart By…

November Bette Midler Jukebox Is Open! Yes I Know I’m Late! xx

The November Bette Midler Jukebox Is Up…Stocked Full Of Goodies…Sorry I was late in putting it…

NPR: Bette Midler Takes On Girl Groups, From The Andrews Sisters To TLC (Thanks Larry)

NPR Bette Midler Takes On Girl Groups, From The Andrews Sisters To TLC November 08, 2014…

Bette Midler Set To Debut At #5 On Billboard Charts (Her First #5 Since Beaches) Thanks Andy!

Billboard Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ May Sell 400,000 in Second Week By Keith Caulfield | November 07,…