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BetteBack July 17, 1975: ABC Offers Bette Midler A Special Deal

Harrisburg Daily Register July 17, 1975 Bette Midler, the doyenne of glitter rock, may soon be…

Video: Bette Midler – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – Burt Bacharach Special – 1973

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The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category – Bette Midler Proves It In One Segment

The Washington Post The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category By Dan Zak…

Bette Midler – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

Bette Midler – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

BetteBack May 14, 1975: ‘Clams’ Does Nothing But Entertain

Lawton Constitiution May 14, 1975 “Clams on the Half Shell,” Minskoff Theatre — The Divine Miss…

BetteBack May 13, 1975: Bette Midler: Still divine

South Mississippi Sun May 13, 1975 NEW YORK (UPI) — So great has been the demand…

BetteBack April 30, 1975: Bette Midler Is Back Rashy And Gimmicky (‘Clams’)

Lawton Constitiution April 30, 1975 NEW YORK (AP ) — A strenuous comeback bid is being…

Bette Midler – First time singing Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy on Johnny Carson

Bette Midler – First time singing Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy on Johnny Carson

Bette Midler One Night Only – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – 2014

Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: Lullaby Of Broadway-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy-Johnny Carson-1973

BetteBack June 1975: Bette Midler – The New Taste

In The Know Bette Midler: The New Taste June 1975 James Spada The curtain goes up…

BetteBack March 10, 1975: Why Did Bette Midler Drop Out Of Sight?

Lima News March 10, 1975 Q: Didn’t Bette Midler drop out of sight for awhile ?…

(On Martin directing her for “My One True Friend”): “ God, it was fabulous.

(On Martin directing her for “My One True Friend”): “ God, it was fabulous. He said,…

Is Dixie Leonard of “For The Boys” A Diva?”: “There’s no temperament involved with her. When you say diva, I think of outrageousness, and Dixie is not outrageous.

Is Dixie Leonard of “For The Boys” A Diva?”: “There’s no temperament involved with her. When…

BetteBack April 2, 1975: Bette Midler Says New Show Is A New Level Of Taste

Defiance Crescent News April 2, 1975 Bette Midler, opening April 14 at the Minskoff Theater, says…

Bette Midler on how she used to hate singing: “It used to be torture. I am completely different. I like to sing now.

Bette Midler on how she used to hate singing: “It used to be torture. I am…

Barry Manilow reveals the Philly nightclub he played with Bette Midler that inspired him to go solo

The Philadelphia Inquirer Barry Manilow reveals the Philly nightclub he played with Bette Midler that inspired…

(Playing an 80 year old in For The Boys frightened Bette): “I’d never done it like Dustin Hoffman did in “Little Big Man” and Keir Dullea in “2001”

(Playing an 80 year old in For The Boys frightened Bette): “I’d never done it like…

(When you were growing up, did you ever steal anything?) “I had no money. I had absolutely nothing. I got a quarter a week for allowance.

(When you were growing up, did you ever steal anything?) “I had no money. I had…

(On whether she’d rather sing or act) “Singing. No question

(On whether she’d rather sing or act) “Singing. No question. I’d much rather sing. I have…

Betteback February 19, 1975: Bette Midler Confirms Her Guest For Broadway Run

Doylestown Intelligencer February 19, 1975 Lionel Hampton‘ll be with Bette Midler at the Minskoff Theater, opening…

Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Who should play the Tony-winning part next?

Golden Derby Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Who should play the Tony-winning part next? By Jeffrey…

BetteBack February 4, 1975: Continental Baths Catch On Fire

Gastonia Gazette February 4, 1975 Frozen Fruits – Hundreds of towel clutching gay men fled into…

BetteBack November 19, 1974: Bette Midler Set To Return To Broadway

Gastonia Gazette November 19, 1974 BETTE MIDLER, a.k.a. the Divine Miss M, whose career began on…

“I’m not retiring and you can’t make me!”

“I’m not retiring and you can’t make me!” (Kiss My Brass, 2004)

Bette Midler On High School:

Bette Midler On High School: “But I never really fit in-even though I was elected senior-class…

Bette Midler On Karen Carpenter and Helen Reddy:

Bette Midler On Karen Carpenter and Helen Reddy:”I can’t believe I’m on the same stage where…

Bette Midler On Her Father:

Bette Midler On Her Father: “My father never went to see my performances. I think he…

BetteBack December 7, 1973: Bette Midler – the biggest grosser in the history of the Palace

Madison Wisconsin State December 7, 1973 NEW YORK – Bette Midler will haul down about $300,000…

The Ladies of HELLO, DOLLY! Stand Up for Women’s Rights

Broadway World The Ladies of HELLO, DOLLY! Stand Up for Women’s Rights by BWW News Desk…

BetteBack October 29, 1998: Bette Midler – She’ll Make You Laugh. She’ll Make You Cry.

Altoona Mirror October 29, 1998 In her debut album with Warner Brothers Music Midler gives fans…

BETTE MIDLER’S ‘HELLO, DOLLY!’ HAS ALREADY SET BOX OFFICE RECORDS

INQUISTR BETTE MIDLER’S ‘HELLO, DOLLY!’ HAS ALREADY SET BOX OFFICE RECORDS By Stacey Cole January 21,…

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 October 21, 1973: Bette Borrows Bugle Boy From Andrews Sisters

Hattiesburg American October 21, 1973 Q: My mother tells me that “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” by…

Betteback October 17, 1973: “I’m the last of the truly tacky women!”

Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 17, 1973 The reigning resident kook of showbiz, Bette Midler, unloosed…

BetteBack September 13, 1998: What’s Bette Midler Doing Next After Murphy Brown Cameo?

Hutchinson News September 13, 1998 Q: Bette Midler was hilarious as Candace Bergen‘s last secretary in…

BetteBack January 14, 1998: Back Up Girls!

Daily Advocate January 14, 1998 Bette Midler, Harlettes, Back Up Girls Related articles American Cinematheque Awards…

BetteBack October 1, 1973: Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M.

San Mateo Times October 1, 1973 In this crazy rock ‘n roll world where superstars streak…

Bette Midler On Getting Rid Of Certain Songs And Characters In Her Act:

Bette Midler On Getting Rid Of Certain Songs And Characters In Her Act: “I was looking…

Bette Midler dishes on next year’s Hello, Dolly! revival, reissuing her first album and being a mentor

Time Bette Midler dishes on next year’s Hello, Dolly! revival, reissuing her first album and being…

BetteBack July 14, 1973: Bette Midler To Release Second Album Soon

Kenosha News July 14, 1973 Bette Midler, the new singing sensation, will star in her first…

BetteBack July 4, 1973: Bette Who?

Salt Lake Tribune July 4, 1973 When Martin” Starger, president of ABC Entertainment, announced his network…

BetteBack March 28, 1973: Bette Midler Hits Oklahoma

Lawton Constitiution March 28, 1973 “The Divine Miss M” played to a near capacity house in…

BetteBack February 24, 1973: No one could say that success has crept up on Bette Midler

Wilson Daily Times February 24, 1973 No one could say that success has crept up on…

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 January 27, 1973: Do You Wanna Dance Single Review

Daily Kennebec Journal January 27, 1973 Hot prospect single-popular – Do You Want to Dance by…

BetteBack January 23, 1973: The Divine Miss M Album Review

Greeley Daily Tribune January 23, 1973 The Divine Miss M is here! And it’s a real…

BetteBack January 31, 1974: Three New Singles On Music Scene

Chicago Heights Star January 31, 1974 As regular Beat readers are aware, I don’t usually devote…