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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 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…

10 legendary gay icons and how they earned their titles

Fansided 10 legendary gay icons and how they earned their titles by Marco Saveriano June 24, 2018 Cher The gay…

BetteBack May 14, 1975: ‘Clams’ Does Nothing But Entertain

Lawton Constitiution May 14, 1975 “Clams on the Half Shell,” Minskoff Theatre — The Divine Miss M (Bette Midler) in…

NYRP Hulaween: Just like Bette Midler, YOU TOO can be simply DIVINE!

Bette Midler sporting costumes from ‘Fellini Hulaweenie,’ ‘Hell’s Night on Hulaween Island,’ and ‘Hulaween in the Big Easy’ Make Your…

OPINION: Do straight people deserve to be classified as gay icons? Billboard declares Ariana Grande as the gay icon of her generation, but people are fuming

Gay Star News OPINION: Do straight people deserve to be classified as gay icons? by James Besanvalle 22 July 2017…

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 December 6, 1974: Is the Divine Miss M (Bette Midler) going to have her ABC Special soon?

Burlington Daily Times News December 6, 1974 Is the Divine Miss M (Bette Midler) going to have her ABC Special…

BetteBack September 14, 1974: Bette Midler, Among Others To Receive The MLLE Award

Appleton Post Crescent September 14, 1974 Mademoiselle magazine will stage its 30th annual awards presentation at the New York Public…

BetteBack July 27, 1974: What’s With The Divine Mr. J Film?

Tucson Daily Citizen July 27, 1974 Q: What’s this about Bette Midler making her film debut as the Virgin Mary?…

BetteBack April 1974: Bette Midler by Bette Midler

Bette Midler: Bette Midler (Atlantic) April 1974 ALL THIS diverse material – old Broadway show tunes, a Phil Spector classic,…

BetteBack December 14, 1973: Bette Midler Comes Down To Earth On Second Album

Wheeling Herald December 14, 1973 “Bette Midler” (Atlantic records). The Divine Miss M has come down to earth on this…

BetteBack December 6, 1973: Bette Midler To Receive Entertainer Of The Year Award

Kenosha News December 6, 1973 Sammy Davis, Jr. was named “ Entertainer of the y e a r” and Carol…

BetteBack November 30, 1998: Miss M’s Horoscope For 1998

Naugatuck Daily News November 30, 1998 Multitalented performer Bette Midler has her sun and Mercury in Sagittarius giving her a…

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 sold-out Popejoy Hall concert…

BetteBack June 24, 1998: Liz Smith Compares Sandra Bernhard To Bette Midler

Indiana Gazette August 8, 1998 The other night I caught Sandra Bernhard’s HBO special. Seven months pregnant, at the time…

BetteBack July 25, 1973: Bette Midler Prepares For New Tour

San Mateo Times July 25, 1973 Bette Midler, who is preparing another national tour beginning .Aug.30 is practicing acrobatics-dancing’ and…

BetteBack September 1998: Bathhouse Betty Review (Gay Today)

Gay Today CD Review By Jack Nichols September 1998 It was early autumn, 1970. Manhattan‘s Continental Baths, a luxurious house…

BetteBack July 14, 1973: Bette Midler To Release Second Album Soon

Kenosha News July 14, 1973 Bette Midler, the new singing sensation, will star in her first television special during the…

BetteBack July 4, 1973: Bette Who?

Salt Lake Tribune July 4, 1973 When Martin” Starger, president of ABC Entertainment, announced his network had signed one of…

BetteBack June 30, 1973: Bette Midler To Appear At Lee Strasberg Theater

San Mateo Times June 30, 1973 Bette‘ Midler has been added to the list of weekly speakers at the Lee…

BetteBack April 11, 1973: Bette Midler Flounces And Minces

Redlands Daily Facts April 11, 1973 BERKELEY, Calif. — (NEA) — She flounces and minces, coos and shrieks. She is…

BetteBack April 5, 1973: Bette Midler Feeds You Some Emotion

Arcadia Tribune April 5, 1973 This week it s equal time for female singers, but only because they deserve it.…

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 fixture at the top…

BetteBack March 3, 1973: Bette Midler Hits Troy

Bennington Banner March 3, 1973 The ice underfoot, thinly covered with sheets of wood, fends a damp chill to the…

BetteBack January 12, 1973: Divine Miss M Album Review

Van Nuys Valley News January 12, 1973 Every once in a great while there comes along a performer who is…

Bette Midler: “The music business is so treacherous and crowded. There’s people who can barely sing, but that doesn’t stop them.”

Bette Midler: “The music business is so treacherous and crowded. There’s people who can barely sing, but that doesn’t stop…

Bette Midler: “Oh, I don’t think connecting with an audience is something that most of today’s young artists consider.”

Bette Midler: “Oh, I don’t think connecting with an audience is something that most of today’s young artists consider. Just…

Bette Midler: “I miss being unreachable Remember when people were afraid of being followed?” (Divine Intervention, 2015)

Bette Midler: “I miss being unreachable Remember when people were afraid of being followed?” (Divine Intervention, 2015) Related articles Out…

Bette Midler Re-Issuing Remastered ‘The Divine Miss M,’ Mentoring on ‘The Voice’

Billboard Bette Midler Re-Issuing Remastered ‘The Divine Miss M,’ Mentoring on ‘The Voice’ 9/9/2016 by Billboard Staff Bette Midler fans…