Gay Icons: Bette Midler & Cher

Diversity RulesGay Icons: Bette Midler and CherBy Jim KouryJune 1, 2019 There are a plethora of female singers from the…

BetteBack October 22, 1975: Bette Goes Out On The Town With A New Guy

Gastonia Gazette October 22, 1975 Bette Midler and Average White Band guitar player, Hamish Stuart, have been clubbing around in…

BetteBack October 22, 1975: Liza Disses Bette!

New York Post October 22, 1975 I guess you know there’s a card-carrying, triple-A feud going betwixt Liza Minnelli and…

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 the high parts that…

BetteBack August 9, 1975: I hear Bette Midler isn’t nearly so popular offstage as she is onstage. True?

Altoona Mirror August 9, 1975 I hear Bette Midler isn’t nearly so popular offstage as she is onstage. True?K. Denton,…

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 doing her boogie woogie…

#Resist: Writer Kevin Sessums Recalls Bette Midler at the Baths & Our Need Now For “Naked Defiance”

Mister D: Kevin went to college with me for one semester. He was so cute, good looking, and still is.…

Sounds of Pride: Bette Midler at the Gay Baths

Proud Out Front Sounds of Pride: Bette Midler at the Gay Baths June 2, 2018 larryattheoutfront Unless you were actually…

Bette Midler – Empty Bed Blues – Continental Baths – 1971

Bette Midler – Chattanooga Choo Choo – Continental Baths – 1971

BetteBack May 13, 1975: Bette Midler: Still divine

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

BetteBack April 16, 1975: Clams On The Half Shell Opens

Bucks County Courier April 16, 1975 BROADWAY WAS LIKE A carnival last night. Six to 7000 people pushing and shoving…

Easier Said Than Done – The Continental Baths – Bette Midler – 1971

BetteBack April 3, 1975: Bette Midler Corrects A Misunderstanding

Lima News April 3, 1975 Bette Midler arranged for Lionel Hampton to have billing on her theater marquee and he…

BetteBack June 1975: Bette Midler – The New Taste

In The Know Bette Midler: The New Taste June 1975 James Spada The curtain goes up in New York’s Minskoff…

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 ? Who got her back…

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 of her new show:…

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 completely different. I like…

(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 Dustin Hoffman did in…

BetteBack March 8, 1975: Was Bette Midler In A Broadway Show?

Alton Telegraph March 8, 1975 Q. – Bette Midler was in the musical on Broadway. “Fiddler on the Roof,” playing…

(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 absolutely nothing. I got…

(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 to work on my…

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 in April Related articles…

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 Kare Aug 8, 2017…

BetteBack February 18, 1975: Paul Simon Backs Out Of Duet With Bette Midler

Gastonia Gazette February 18, 1975 Paul Simon., went to the studios in New York to help Bette Midler-record a single,…

BetteBack February 6, 1975: Critics Get A Preview Of The Cher Special

San Mateo Times February 6, 1975 There is no question that when Sonny Bono started his “Sonny Comedy Hour” he…

BetteBack February 4, 1975: Continental Baths Catch On Fire

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

BetteBack January 24, 1975: Bette Midler’s Like A Hot Fudge Sundae

Garden City Telegram January 24, 1975 Calling Bette Midler a singer is like calling a hot fudge sundae food you’re…

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 Broadway as a chorus…

Bette Midler On Her Singing:

Bette Midler On Her Singing: “I sing from the top of my throat, my head, my diaphram, and even my…