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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…

35 of the most iconic movie songs of all time

Mister D: Honestly, if we are being fair, “The Rose” should have made this list, too.…

Sophie Tucker Book Giveaway (via Twitter in April)

Classic Movie Hub Sophie Tucker Book Giveaway (via Twitter in April) Posted on April 1, 2018…

Kennedy Center Honors: Our top 50 recommendations who need to be chosen include Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli, Jessica Lange, Bette Midler

Mister D: Ok, I admit that I’m prejudiced, but this list could be whittled down in…

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 On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie…

BetteBack April 12, 1974: Tony’s Establish A New Awards Category For Miss M

Star News April 12, 1974 The Tony Awards people have been out of touch with the…

BetteBack April 21, 1974: Bette Midler To Receive A Special Tony Award

Bakersfield Californian April 21, 1974 “A Moon for the Misbegotten,” “Candide.” Peter Cook and Dudley Moore,…

BetteBack April 14, 1974: Rock stars easily refuse big Las Vegas offers

Salina Journal April 14, 1974 Alice Cooper dropped in to see Liza Minnelli perform at the…

BetteBack December 12, 1973: Bette Midler On Singing ‘God Bless The Child’

Corpus Christi Times December 12, 1973 Bette Midler, 27, is a native of Hawaii. She went…

BetteBack December 10, 1973: Bette Midler Worried About First Night Stiffs At The Palace

Middlesboro Daily News December 10, 1973 New York –Bette Midler‘ll haul down about $,100,000 for three…

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…

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 8, 1973: It had been a bad few days for Bette Midler

Albuquerque Journal October 8, 1973 By the time Bette Midler began the second half of her…

BetteBack October 4, 1973: Bette Midler – At least we ll be able to say we knew her When

Albuquerque Journal October 4, 1973 They call her Bette (rhymes with fret) Midler She calls herself…

BetteBack March 28, 1973: Bette Midler Hits Oklahoma

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

Bette Midler On The State Of Culture In America:

Bette Midler On The State Of Culture In America: “I’m a true professional. All they (music…

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…

Bette Midler On Lack Of Appreciation For Culture:

Bette Midler On Lack Of Appreciation For Culture: “There are people who have never heard Gershwin…

BetteBack January 22, 1974: Bette Browses Bookstore

Morris Daily Herald January 22, 1974 J U S T A N O R D IN…

BetteBack December 18, 1973: Bette Midler At The Palace

Mattoon Journal Gazette December 18, 1973 Bette Midler’ll haul down about $300,000 for three weeks of…

BetteBack December 21, 1996: There Are Singers. There Are Performers. Then There’s Bette Midler

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph December 21, 1996 There are those who sing and those who perform.…

BetteBack September 12, 1973: Bette Midler on a New Tack

Los Angeles Times September 12, 1973 Pardon me, I know you’re probably in a rush this…

BetteBack December 17, 1973: Newsweek – Here Comes Bette!

Newsweek Here Comes Bette! December 17, 1973 By Charles Michener When I’m out there, I work.…

BetteBack September 13, 1972: Bette Midler’s Star Rises Fast

Oakland Tribune September 13, 1972 Bette Midler may be the fastest-rising star to emerge this year.…

GMCLA’s Latest, ‘Bette, Babs & Beyoncé,’ Showcases the Gay Community’s Favorite Chanteuses

Frontier Media GMCLA’s Latest Concert Showcases the Gay Community’s Favorite Chanteuses ‘Bette, Babs & Beyoncé,’ GMCLA’s…

Bette Midler On Adopting New Personas:

Bette Midler On Adopting New Personas: “Even today, I love slipping into a new persona as…

Bette Midler On The Rose:

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie…

Bette Midler: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 1)

PPcorn Bette Midler: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 1) By PPcorn – Jan 9, 2016…

‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’: An Ode to Seasonal Melancholy

Welcome to The 12 Days of Christmas Songs: an attempt to uncover the forgotten history of…