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Gay Icons: Bette Midler & Cher

Hits: 140Diversity RulesGay Icons: Bette Midler and CherBy Jim KouryJune 1, 2019 There are a plethora…

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

Hits: 3Gastonia Gazette October 22, 1975 Bette Midler and Average White Band guitar player, Hamish Stuart,…

BetteBack October 22, 1975: Liza Disses Bette!

Hits: 15New York Post October 22, 1975 I guess you know there’s a card-carrying, triple-A feud…

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

Hits: 10Newark Advocate Sep 4, 1975 Paul Simon‘s new single, “Gone At Last” features Phoebe Snow…

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

Hits: 0Altoona Mirror August 9, 1975 I hear Bette Midler isn’t nearly so popular offstage as…

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

Hits: 0Harrisburg Daily Register July 17, 1975 Bette Midler, the doyenne of glitter rock, may soon…

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

Hits: 1Mister D: Kevin went to college with me for one semester. He was so cute,…

Sounds of Pride: Bette Midler at the Gay Baths

Hits: 16 Proud Out Front Sounds of Pride: Bette Midler at the Gay Baths June 2,…

Bette Midler – Empty Bed Blues – Continental Baths – 1971

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Bette Midler – Chattanooga Choo Choo – Continental Baths – 1971

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BetteBack May 13, 1975: Bette Midler: Still divine

Hits: 1South Mississippi Sun May 13, 1975 NEW YORK (UPI) — So great has been the…

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

Hits: 0Bucks County Courier April 16, 1975 BROADWAY WAS LIKE A carnival last night. Six to…

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

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BetteBack April 3, 1975: Bette Midler Corrects A Misunderstanding

Hits: 0Lima News April 3, 1975 Bette Midler arranged for Lionel Hampton to have billing on…

BetteBack June 1975: Bette Midler – The New Taste

Hits: 0In The Know Bette Midler: The New Taste June 1975 James Spada The curtain goes…

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

Hits: 0Lima News March 10, 1975 Q: Didn’t Bette Midler drop out of sight for awhile…

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

Hits: 0Defiance Crescent News April 2, 1975 Bette Midler, opening April 14 at the Minskoff Theater,…

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

Hits: 0 Bette Midler on how she used to hate singing: “It used to be torture.…

(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”

Hits: 0 (Playing an 80 year old in For The Boys frightened Bette): “I’d never done…

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

Hits: 0Alton Telegraph March 8, 1975 Q. – Bette Midler was in the musical on Broadway.…

(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.

Hits: 0 (When you were growing up, did you ever steal anything?) “I had no money.…

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

Hits: 0 (On whether she’d rather sing or act) “Singing. No question. I’d much rather sing.…

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

Hits: 0Doylestown Intelligencer February 19, 1975 Lionel Hampton‘ll be with Bette Midler at the Minskoff Theater,…

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

Hits: 3Golden Derby Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Who should play the Tony-winning part next? By…

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

Hits: 0Gastonia Gazette February 18, 1975 Paul Simon., went to the studios in New York to…

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

Hits: 0San Mateo Times February 6, 1975 There is no question that when Sonny Bono started…

BetteBack February 4, 1975: Continental Baths Catch On Fire

Hits: 0Gastonia Gazette February 4, 1975 Frozen Fruits – Hundreds of towel clutching gay men fled…

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

Hits: 1Garden City Telegram January 24, 1975 Calling Bette Midler a singer is like calling a…

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

Hits: 0Gastonia Gazette November 19, 1974 BETTE MIDLER, a.k.a. the Divine Miss M, whose career began…

Bette Midler On Her Singing:

Hits: 0 Bette Midler On Her Singing: “I sing from the top of my throat, my…