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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

BetteBack November 13, 1973: The very divine Bette Midler . . . knockin’ their sox off

The Daily Orange
November 13, 1973


She made me stand in the cold for 90 minutes and I was nearly crushed by the frozen, frenzied crowd. She called me a guttersnipe. She called me trash. She told me to stand up. She told me to shut up and sit down.

She told us “Honey, they were hot for me in Potsdam and that’s the truth.” By the end of Friday night they were hot for Bette Midler in Ithaca, N.Y. And that’s the truth too. ‘

If you haven’t seen you couldn’t imagine. Sometimes the energy just escapes and her body goes berserk, the arms flailing, the legs charging across the stage in short, choppy, violent steps. Read More

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