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BetteBack March 3, 1975: Bette Midler Presents Stevie Wonder With Best Album Of The Year At The Grammy’s

Kingsport Times March 3, 1975 Stevie Wonder and Olivia Newton-John took ho.me most of the marbles…

BetteBack February 12, 1975: Bette Midler Wants A Certain Someone To Tour With Her

Chester Delaware County Daily Times February 12, 1975 Bette Midler would like Cab Calloway to tour…

Goodbye, Dolly: Tony Winner Bette Midler Taking Her First Two Week Vacation

Showbiz 411 Goodbye, Dolly: Tony Winner Bette Midler Taking Her First Two Week Vacation by Roger…

To say we are now free love, who invented that? That was guys invented that, because the women have all the burden of free love.

To say we are now free love, who invented that? That was guys invented that, because…

Was Bette Midler Nervous About Making Her First Film, The Rose?:

Was Bette Midler Nervous About Making Her First Film, The Rose?: “Oh this isn’t my first…

‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway (Rolling Stone)

Rolling Stone ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway By Peter Travers…

Bette Midler On Being Compared To Barbra Streisand:

Bette Midler On Being Compared To Barbra Streisand: “First of all, it makes me feel bad…

Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ The next big phenomenon hits Broadway

The Inquirer Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ The next big phenomenon hits Broadway By David Patrick Stearns…

Review Bette Midler and ‘Hello, Dolly!’: A match that makes for Broadway

Los Angeles Times Review Bette Midler and ‘Hello, Dolly!’: A match that makes for Broadway heaven…

Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Is Bright, Brassy and All Bette (New York Times)

New York Times Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Is Bright, Brassy and All Bette By BEN BRANTLEYAPRIL 20,…

Read the Touching Celebrity Tributes to Chuck Berry in the Wake of His Death

Brit + Co Read the Touching Celebrity Tributes to Chuck Berry in the Wake of His…

BetteBack August 16, 1973: Bette Midler Sings The Theme In Sondheim Movie

Albuquerque Journal August 16, 1973 STEPHEN Sondheim, Broadway.s musical comedy wunderkind “Follies,” “A Little Night Music“)…

Bette Midler On Life And Aging:

Bette Midler On Life And Aging: “The teenagers think that life is over when a person…

BetteBack March 23, 1973: The Divine Miss M Hits The Top 5 On The Charts

Van Nuys News March 23, 1973 It looks as if Roberta Flack has become a permanent…

BetteBack January 31, 1973: Women on the music scene

Kenosha News January 31, 1973 NEW YORK (UPI) – Sometimes singers hit stardom overnight while others,…

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

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

BetteBack May 18, 1997: Spoken 10 Years Ago From 1997

Cumberland Sunday Times May 18, 1997 Spoken IO years ago: “ I’m completely confused and befuddled.”…

BetteBack January 14, 1973: The Top 10 Best Albums Of The Year

Southern Illinoisan January 14, 1973 For the record industry, 1971 ended up being neither a year…

BetteBack April 6, 1997: The ‘M’ in Divine Miss M doesn’t stand for movies after all

Colorado Springs Gazette April 6, 1997 There is only one thing that Bette Midler truly regrets…

BetteBack April 4, 1997: THE DIVINE MISS M AT MIDLIFE

New York Daily News THE DIVINE MISS M AT MIDLIFE Byline: Bob Strauss April 4, 1997…

BetteBack January 23, 1997: Tom Shales – Diva Las Vegas

Washington Post January 23, 1997 WASHINGTON — A dazzling tour de force of monumental proportions! And…

BetteBack January 17, 1997: Miss M is Divine in Las Vegas

Santa Ana Orange County Register January 17, 1997 That Bette Midler! One minute, she gets down…

‘The Voice’ Season 11 Advisers Include Joan Jett, Bette Midler

US ‘The Voice‘ Season 11 Advisers Include Joan Jett, Bette Midler July 27, 2016 @ 11:46…

BetteBack January 23, 1973: Divine Miss M Brings Oldies To Life

The Chronicle Telegram January 23, 1973 Writing something fresh and new about Bette Midler – The…

Bette Midler And Candice Bergen To Make “The Fortune Cookie”

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago June 22, 1996 Bette Midler and Candice Bergen are joining forces to…

1977’s Rolling Stone…The 10th Anniversary was an unmitigated disaster (except for Bette!)

A.V. Club 1977’s Rolling Stone…The 10th Anniversary was an unmitigated disaster By Annie Zaleski May 11,…

BetteBack February 13, 1994: Why Does Music Cost So Much?

Sandusky Sunday Register February 13, 1994 Sure, a new compact disc runs $15-$16 and the trusty…

9 of the most iconic and gag-worthy diva duets of all time. You’re welcome.

NewNowNext 9 Diva Duets That Will Leave You Gagging What’s better than one iconic diva? TWO,…

BetteBack December 27, 1991: Do stars make resolutions? Yep, and here are some of them

Syracuse Herald Journal December 27, 1991 A few New Year’s resolutions Hollywood might consider 1 No…

James Swingos, owner of former Cleveland hot spot Swingos Celebrity Motor Lodge dies at age 73 (For The Hardcore Fans!)

Cleveland.com James Swingos, owner of former Cleveland hot spot Swingos Celebrity Inn, dies at age 73…

BetteBack June 17, 2009: DIRECTOR MARK RYDELL (“THE ROSE”) REMEMBERS BETTE MIDLER!

The Hollywood Interview MARK RYDELL REMEMBERS BETTE MIDLER! By By Jon Zelazny June 17, 2009 I…

Bette Midler: The Rose – Facts And Trivia

Bette Midler: The Rose – Facts And Trivia What was the last question Rose asked before…

Criterion Collection: A Winning Bette In ‘The ‘Rose’

ArtForum Winning Bette May 22, 2015 NEARLY ALL THE PRESS COVERAGE of Mark Rydell’s The Rose,…

Interview: Bette Midler planning Divine intervention in Phoenix, 5/24

Arizona Republic Interview: Bette Midler planning Divine intervention in Phoenix, 5/24 Ed Masley, The Republic |…

Bette Midler talks smoothies, oysters, girl groups and newspapers

Times Picayune Bette Midler talks smoothies, oysters, girl groups and newspapers By Keith Spera, NOLA.com |…

A springtime quiz on trees and flowers

News Sentinel A springtime quiz on trees and flowers March 23, 2015 Deb from Garrett sent…

Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand duet axed, but there’s always next time!

Mister D: Streisand’s album ended up being an all males duet affair. The good newa is…

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…

Julien’s Music Icons 2013 Auction to Feature Bette Midler Awards and More, 5/18 Read more about Julien’s Music Icons 2013 Auction to Feature Bette Midler Awards and More, 5/18 by broadwayworld.com

Broadway World Julien’s Music Icons 2013 Auction to Feature Bette Midler Awards and More, 5/18 Wednesday,…

Bette Gets Bootlegged! You Mean I Didn’t Come Up With That Name?

Middletown Times Herald Record I of every 3 tapes bootlegged October 30, 1974 HOLLYWOOD (UPI)— Hold…

Divinely Gay Travei: Wonderful Waikiki

Gayapolis Gay Travel: Wild and Wonderful Waikiki Published on: June 21, 2012 The only state not…

BetteBack May 5, 1993: Another Movie Optioned But Lost – The Florence Greenberg Story

New York Times Easy listening with the ‘mom’ of rock ‘n’ roll May 5, 1993 TEANECK,…

Justin Timberlake Enters The Rare Pantheon of Singer Turned Movie Star

The Wall Street Journal Is Justin Timberlake Really a Movie Star? JULY 24, 2011, 10:30 AM…

R.I.P. Jerry Ragavoy, wrote Bette’s ‘Stay With Me Baby’, ‘My Knight In Black Leather’

New York Daily News JULY 15, 2011 Jerry Ragavoy dies, wrote ‘Piece of My Heart,’ ‘Time…

Extra’s Best Beach Movies

Extra The Best Beach Movies June 17, 2011 Gidget, 1959 Who: Sandra Dee, James Darren and…

Priscilla Soundtrack Released Today

Broadway World PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Cast Album Gets 4/5 Release by BWW News Desk…

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Cast Album Gets 4/5 Release Date

Broadway World PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Cast Album Gets 4/5 Release by BWW News Desk…

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Best Lines Of The Night

WSJ MARCH 15, 2011, 11:30 AM ET Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony: The Best…

Billboard: Covers Of Covers Of Cover Songs Whew!!!

Ask Billboard: Covering Cover Songs by Gary Trust | August 13, 2010 1:05 EDT Image via…