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BetteBack Sep 4, 1975: Paul Simon Disses Miss M Over Recording

Newark Advocate Sep 4, 1975 Paul Simon‘s new single, “Gone At Last” features Phoebe Snow singing…

BetteBack January 19, 1975: What Happened After The Cher Special Taping?

Lubbock Avalanche Journal January 19, 1975 When Cher Bono wrapped up taping her first CBS-TV special,…

It’s been ten years since I lived here in LA

“It’s been ten years since I lived here in LA, and I have to tell you…

Mark Rydell On Bette In The Rose:

Mark Rydell On Bette In The Rose: “Bette’s performance is shattering. She has a very raw…

BetteBack July 27, 1974: What’s With The Divine Mr. J Film?

Tucson Daily Citizen July 27, 1974 Q: What’s this about Bette Midler making her film debut…

BetteBack December 18, 1998: Bette Doesn’t Cher The Spotlight Nicely

Syracuse Herald December 18, 1998 New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom wasn’t big enough for dueling divas Bette…

BetteBack May 23, 1973: Bette Midler Brings Back Nostalgia

Boone News Republican May 23, 1973 Thinking along the lines of the nostalgia generated by the…

BetteBack February 18, 1973: Wrinkled Records

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

BetteBack February 11, 1974: As the World Rocks . . .

Albuquerque Journal As the World Rocks . . . February 11, 1974 Rock music is a…

BetteBack December 23, 1973: Bette Midler, Elton John Top Sellers At Christmas Time In NY

Albuquerque Journal December 23, 1973 A QUICK survey of the three record shops in the university…

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 November 27, 1973: Bette Midler Gets A Standing Ovation

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

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…

Revisiting ‘Oliver & Company’

Rotoscopers Disney Canon Countdown 27: ‘Oliver & Company’ Posted by Hannah Wilkes August 15, 2016 The…

BetteBack May 23, 1972: Bette Midler Up For Part In New Musical

Wichita Falls Times May 23, 1972 Bette Midler, the zany singer (who used to sing at…

BetteBack August 6, 1995: Bette Midler Appears In HBO’s “20 Years of Comedy on HBO”

Lethbridge Herald August 6, 1995 MORE than 15 years ago and barely a month after his…

BetteBack February 25, 1996: Women Make Strides At The Grammys

Chicago Sun-Times February 25, 1996 | LLOYD SACHS Of all the award categories devised by the…

BetteBack February 23, 1995: USA for Africa raised $61.8 million with a simple song

Kokomo Tribune February 23, 1995 JAN. 28,1985, was a big night for Lionel Richie. He hosted…

BetteBack December 26, 1993: Top 10 Concerts Of 1993

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph December 26, 1993 The cultural phenomenon known as the Grateful Dead was…

BetteBack December 24, 1993: Top Concerts Of The Year (1993)

Hutchinson News December 24, 1993 The cultural phenomenon known as the Grateful Dead was the top…

Top 10 Rock And Roll Movies

The News Gazette Frank’s Faves: Rock goes to the movies Thu, 01/07/2016 – 7:00am | Frank…

BetteBack July 15, 1993: Hocus Pocus Review – Spooky And Fun Movie

Anderson Herald Bulletin July 15, 1993 Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker … definitely…

Facebook questioned over ‘double standard’ in Paris/Beirut attacks

Action News Now Facebook questioned over ‘double standard’ in Paris/Beirut attacks 11-16-2015 The large social media…

Bette Midler Shares The Love

Cashbox Bette Midler Shares The Love Submitted by cashbox on Wed, 11/11/2015 – 22:14 Bette Midler…

Horny headdress! Bette Midler dons ‘tacky’ Gilligan’s Island of Dr. Moreau costume for her 20th annual Hulaween bash

Daily Mail Horny headdress! Bette Midler dons ‘tacky’ Gilligan’s Island of Dr. Moreau costume for her…

Temporary Tattoos and Other Witchin’ Hocus Pocus Things Under $20

Styleite Temporary Tattoos and Other Witchin’ Hocus Pocus Things Under $20 by Eliza Dillard\Thursday, October 22nd…

Top 20 Global Concert Tours From Pollstar (Year To Date) – Bette At Number 7

PollStar Top 20 Global Concert Tours From Pollstar OCT. 2, 2015, 7:24 A.M. E.D.T. The Top…

Buzzfeed Breaks Down Why It’s Fate For Bette Midler To Play Amy Schumer And J-Law’s Mom

Buzzfeed Bette Midler Tweeted Interest In Being Jennifer Lawrence And Amy Schumer’s Movie Mom MOTHER IS…

Bette Nominates Self For Role In New Amy Schumer Screenplay

Entertainment Weekly Bette Midler wants to play Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence’s mom BY DEVAN COGGAN…

Entertainment Weekly Grades Miss M’s Movies, Music, Books, And Videos From 1973 – 1991

Entertainment Weekly Betteography Posted December 20 1991 — 12:00 AM EST From raunchy stage performer known…

Divine Intervention Review: I wouldn’t Bette on there being a better performer than Midler (London)

Liverpool Echo I wouldn’t Bette on there being a better performer than Midler Pete Price, Author…

BetteBack February 18, 1990: And The 1990 Grammy Predictions Are Here…

Cedar Rapids Gazette February 18, 1990 Some predictions for this year’s Grammy Awards, broadcast live Wednesday…

Divine Intervention Meet And Greets: Jacqueline Petroccia And Bette Midler

A little about me: I am a professional actor and singer and have studied Bette since…

BetteBack December 2, 1988: Oliver – Bette Gives It Her Brassy Best!

Frederick News Post December 2, 1988 Not one of the great Disney animated movies, this revamping…

Rockonomics 101: Concert tickets break the bank

Miami Herald Rockonomics 101: Concert tickets break the bank BY ANA VECIANA-SUAREZAVECIANA@MIAMIHERALD.COM 02/02/2015 7:00 AM I…

Bette Midler Adds Extra Show In New York For June 26th…Pre-Sales Tomorrow!

  Bette Midler has added an extra show at Madison Square Garden for June 26th. Pre-Sales…

Bette Midler: The entertainer, 68, on youth, the glass ceiling and her 30-year marriage

Guardian The entertainer, 68, on youth, the glass ceiling and her 30-year marriage November 15, 2014…

Mostly Babs New CD Review But A Bette Mention

HuffPost Barbra Streisand, Partners (Review) Posted: 09/15/2014 3:19 pm EDT Updated: 09/15/2014 3:59 pm EDT Barbra…

Pop vets draw inspiration from the past this fall

Pop vets draw inspiration from the past this fall Elysa Gardner, USA TODAY 5:01 p.m. EDT…

Miss M Miffed At SiriusXM’s Radio Change Format

Examiner Bette Midler denounces arbitrary SiriusXM ’40s on 4′ station programming change; 4-9-2014 Outspoken outrage and…

Oliver & Company Blu-Ray Release

Disney is celebrating the 25th anniversary of this tuneful animated classic loosely based on Dickens’ Oliver…

Sharon Wheatley Plays Bette-Inspired Set At 54Below May 15

Sharon Wheatley on Bette Midler’s Influence, Her Divine 54 Show and Stealing Composers from Liza By…

Oliver And Company Blu-Ray Set For August 6th Release

Disney‘s animated take on Charles Dickens’ classic is singing and barking its way toward Blu-ray in…

Phil Ramone Remembered by Billy Joel, Elton John, Bette Midler, and Other Stars

Hollywood Reporter Phil Ramone Remembered by Billy Joel, Elton John and Other Stars March 31, 2013…

BetteBack January 7, 1978: All Aboard On The Bette Midler Party Train

Winnipeg Free Press Party time rolls around again January 7, 1978 What better time,than the festive…

BetteBack October 29, 1977: Bette Midler To Release “Broken Blossom”

Syracuse Post Standard October 29, 1977 There will be an avalanche of new album releases in…

SHOF: Who Inducted Who?

Cox Media Group Bob Seger: Heading Into the Hall Thursday, June 14, 2012 Bob Seger will…

BetteBack January 7, 1994: Bette Midler Makes Top 10 Of Top-Grossing Concert Acts Of 1993

The News Glitterati January 7, 1994 Grateful Dead have a lot to be grateful for. Veteran…

Ula Hedwig: Former Harlette, Background Singer, Vocal Coach, Playwright

North Jersey Either backup or Broadway, it’s all OK for Ula Hedwig THURSDAY MARCH 1, 2012,…

BetteBack: – Frlday, Jan. 12, 1990: Henley, Raitt, Midler Other Pop Veterans Lead Grammy Nominations

THE POST-STANDARD Henley, Raitt, Midler Other Pop Veterans Lead Grammy Nominations Frlday, Jan. 12, 1990 Key…