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‘Hocus Pocus’ Music Producer, Marc Shaiman, on Why ‘I Put a Spell on You’ Still Enchants, Almost 30 Halloweens Later

On the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we’ve got a Halloween treat for you! We find out the story behind…

Some Ding Dang Diddley Cool Effects Photos I’m Sharing From Bette Midler’s IG Page (except for the cool first photo)

Mister D: These Instagram photos came from Bette’s account with some neat effects to them. So, of course, I thought…

Video: Cruz & Hawley (Love And Marriage Parody) – Bette Midler

VarietyVideo: Cruz & Hawley (Love And Marriage Parody) – Bette MidlerBy Jem AswadFeb 3, 2021 Following up their “Goodbye Donnie”…

Video: Goodbye, Donnie (Hello, Dolly! Parody) – A MeidasTouch & Bette Midler Production

Video For Marc Shaiman’s 60th Birthday!

New Fan Mail Address And A Shout Out To Other Bette-Related Sites On Twitter

Mister D: I am just overwhelmed for various reasons, but I’ve been meaning to do this for a while. I…

Video: Bette Midler – Behind The Scenes Of “Beaches”- 1988

New York Post30 years later, ‘Beaches’ stars reflect on tears, terror, triumphBy Rachelle Bergstein December 20, 2018 At the moment…

Harlette In Distress! Our Beloved Charlo Crossley Fortier Needs Our Help! Please Help! (Special Video Included!)

From Don (Mister D): I’m glad I can help and will do more. Like my friend, Peter Blalock, says, it’s…

‘Beaches’ stars reflect on tears, terror, triumph, 30 years later

New York Post‘Beaches’ stars reflect on tears, terror, triumph, 30 years laterBy Rachelle BergsteinDecember 20, 2018 At the moment Hillary…

Audio: Otto Titsling – Bette Midler – Instrumental

    Otto Titsling” (Bette Midler / Charlene Seeger / Jerry Blatt / Marc Shaiman) Otto titsling, inventor and crout,…

Bette Midler & Rosie O’Donnell (with Marc Shaiman) – Twisted – 1996

The Greatest Ears In Town (Bette Midler and Marc Shaiman)

Here’s a song many may not know about. It was written by Bette Midler, Barry Gibb (from the Bee Gees,…

1995 – CNBC – First Wives Club – Bette Midler Interview

BetteBack October 24, 1996: Marc Shaiman Writes Special Lyrics For Bette Midler For Fire And Ice Ball

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago October 24, 1996 “I hope this isn’t presumptuous of me … I’ve learned that if I…

BetteBack March 12, 1996: First Wive’s Club Stars Vocalize Last Day Of Shooting

Santa Ana Orange County Register March 12, 1996 Bette Midler, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn will vocalize together Wednesday during…

When I first heard “Wind Beneath My Wings”, I thought: “I’m not singing that…

“When I first heard “Wind Beneath My Wings”, I thought: “I’m not singing that.” [Longtime friend and producer] Marc Shaiman…

Marc Shaiman Ties The Knot To Lieutenant Commander Louis Mirabal March 26

Playbill Hairspray Composer Marc Shaiman Ties The Knot BY PLAYBILL STAFF MAR 26, 2016 Grammy, Emmy, Tony-winning and multi Oscar-nominated…

Ten Broadway and Off Broadway shows we can’t wait to see

Time Out Ten Broadway and Off Broadway shows we can’t wait to see By David Cote Friday March 25 2016,…

Bette Midler – You Made Me Watch You – Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Carson – 1992

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BetteBack Emmy Nominations Commentary – But Bette Midler Nominated

Cedar Rapids Gazette July 25, 1992 The Emmy nominations recently released look like a crossword puzzle, and if you can…

Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman to be Honored at Primary Stages’ Gala November 16

Broadway World Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman to be Honored at Primary Stages‘ Gala; Lane, Tveit & More to Perform…

Bird In The Hand (Lyrics Compiled By Todd Sussman With A Little Help From Special Guests)

Bird In The Hand (lyrics by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman & Bette Midler music by Marc Shaiman) (Harlettes): Our mother’s…

Divine Intervention – Lyrics Compiled By Todd Sussman (With The Help Of A Special Friend!)

  Divine Intervention (lyrics by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman & Bette Midler music by Marc Shaiman) I WAS RIDING WITH…

BetteBack January 8, 1989: Beaches Reminds Us That Bette Midler Is A Powerful Pop Singer

Pacific Stars And Stripes January 8, 1989 • In the strongest musical moments of the new Bette Midler movie, “Beaches,”…

Bette Midler On Movies, Music, And Her Gay Fans

Mister D: Once again UK journalists outdo the US as far as interviewing. Great job! Gay Times UK Bette Midler…

NPR: Bette Midler Takes On Girl Groups, From The Andrews Sisters To TLC (Thanks Larry)

NPR Bette Midler Takes On Girl Groups, From The Andrews Sisters To TLC November 08, 2014 5:09 PM ET Since…

REVIEW: Bette Midler – It’s The Girls!

Gay Times UK by Darren Scott  REVIEW: Bette Midler – It’s The Girls!   The girls get another outing… It’s been…

Bette Midler Visits Her Former Harlette Linda Hart & the Cast of Piece of My Heart

    Bette Midler took a field trip to the Pershing Square Signature Center to catch Piece of My Heart and visit…

Bette Midler: New CD Information

Here’s a little update on Ms. M’s upcoming CD. First of all, it’s not finished yet. Bette is still recording…

Former Harlette Jenifer Lewis On Bette Midler, Harlettes, Her New Internet Series, And More

Mister D: The photo Ms. Lewis talks about came from Bootleg Betty’s Facebook Page on which we tagged her…exciting! Socialite…