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Hot 100 Turns 60! The Top 60 Songs That Never Reached No. 1: Which Bette Midler Song Was It?

Billboard Hot 100 Turns 60! The Top 60 Songs That Never Reached No. 1 by Xander…

Fans React After Bette Midler Rejoices Over Death of Joe Jackson

Mister D: I’ll be honest and say I’m flummoxed as to what to say here. I…

Featuring The Harlettes: The Black & White Sessions : Paulette McWilliams : “At Seventeen” (June 18, 2018)

Mister D: I thought I’d start featuring the Harlettes Bette Midler has gainfully employed over the…

When Versace raised money for AIDS; Interesting Article; Brief Bette Midler Mention

Los Angeles Blade When Versace raised money for AIDS January 11, 2018 at 9:27 am PST…

BetteBack April 13, 1975: Bette Midler And Lionel Hamptom – The Very Odd Couple

Sunday News The Very Odd Couple April 13, 1975 By Robert Wahls AT FIRST, they seem…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself.

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself. It’s better not to need a limousine…

BetteBack April 26, 1974: What Other Award Did Bette Midler Win On Tony Night?

Defiance Crescent News April 26, 1974 Because all of us guests in black tie at the…

BetteBack May 23, 1974: Young Stars Don’t Want To Do Television

South Mississippi Sun May 23, 1974 Jackie Gleason was drawing laughs from stage – hands and…

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 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 October 17, 1973: Bette Midler has two, three, four or more masks

Madison Capital Times October 17, 1973 You have never seen anything like Bette Midler. She was…

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

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

BetteBack January 30, 1974: Bette Midler And Paul Simon Rebuffed At Restaurant

Bucks County Courier January 30, 1974 Bette Midler and Paul Simon (formerly of Simon and Garfunkel)…

Adele’s Heroes are Beyonce, Bette Midler and Stevie Nicks

Showbiz 411 Adele’s Favorite Singers are Beyonce, Bette Midler and Stevie Nicks, She’s Also Terrified of…

BetteBack January 18, 1974: 1974 Grammy Nominations Announced – Bette Up For Three

Delaware County Daily Times January 18, 1974 LOS ANGELES (AP) —Singer and composer Stevie Wonder has…

What to Expect From the Hocus Pocus Musical Parody

Playbill What to Expect From the Hocus Pocus Musical Parody BY MICHAEL GIOIA SEP 28, 2016…

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…

BetteBack April 25, 1971: Bette Midler As The Acid Queen In Tommy (Interview)

The Seattle Times April 25, 1971 Seattle Opera has  never had a villain quite like the…

BetteBack April 5, 1996: Bette Midler Joins Tribute To Rosemary Clooney

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago April 5, 1996 “Rosemary Clooney’s DemiCentennial” (A&E Home Video, 90 minutes, $19.95)…

(On how difficult it is to get good movie material) “Two words: Im Possible. Very, very hard. A struggle of life and death. A bore…

(On how difficult it is to get good movie material) “Two words: Im Possible. Very, very…

September – Bette Midler (Kiss My Brass 2004)

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(On what she does with her money) “Not a goddamn thing. I don’t do anything with it. I give a lot of it away. I like charity. I like gardens. And travel…

(On what she does with her money) “Not a goddamn thing. I don’t do anything with…

(On being a director) “To tell you the truth, I’m no dummy. Directing is just a bitch. And it’s years out of your life.

(On being a director) “To tell you the truth, I’m no dummy. Directing is just a…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself. It’s better not to need a limousine for your head. Although people think I’m just ‘divine,’ I have my share of worries…

“It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself. It’s better not to need a limousine…

BetteBack June 22, 1995: VH-1 Honors Aims To Be An Event

Burlington Times News June 22, 1995 If you want to do music live on TV, you…

Notes From Bette’s Talk On SandyLand Today With Sandra Bernhard

  Favorite Tree: European Birch Trump is like an addiction. You can’t turn him off. She…

BetteBack February 23, 1995: USA for Africa raised $61.8 million with a simple song

Kokomo Tribune February 23, 1995 JAN. 28,1985, was a big night for Lionel Richie. He hosted…

Maybe it sounds like sour grapes … but I turn the television on and, for the most part, so much of it is garbage…

“Maybe it sounds like sour grapes … but I turn the television on and, for the…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself,” she says. “It’s better not to need…

BetteBack September 5, 1994: Bette Midler Takes Jabs At Las Vegas, Lisa Marie, And Barbra

Anderson Herald Bulletin September 5, 1994 Midler digs’ Vegas: Bette Midler returned to Las Vegas after…

BetteBack January 1, 1994: The INs and OUTs Of 1994

The Washington Post January 1, 1994 DO THINGS seem a little chaotic? Twelve months ago we…

Bette Midler On Producing Beaches:

Bette Midler On Producing Beaches: I’m pleased with the film. But producing – who knew it…

TODAY IN HISTORY: “We Are The World” single was recorded

TODAY IN HISTORY: “We Are The World” single was recorded, a song and charity single originally…

Bette Tweets: On David Bowie’s Life

Bette Tweets: Bowie WAS The Man Who Fell to Earth.Curious, brilliant, enigmatic and sweet.We needed him…

Bette Midler On Her Parents:

Bette Midler On Her Parents: “They were very supportive of each other. My dad didn’t make…

BetteBack January 10, 1991: Bette Midler Nabs 3 Grammy Nominations

Syracuse Herald Journal January 10, 1991 The British singer and songwriter Phil Collins, the producer Quincy…

BetteBack How did things wind up on the Woody Allen-Bette Midler movie “Scenes From a Mall ” ?

Santa Ana Orange County Register August 28, 1990 How did things wind up on the Woody…

BetteBack February 22, 1990: Top Winners At Grammy’s, Bonnie Raitt And Bette Midler, Survived Years Of Struggle

Gettysburg Times February 22, 1990 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bonnie Raitt toiled at the blues for…

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…

A summer’s social whirl, from Bette Midler to Satan

The Spectator A summer’s social whirl, from Bette Midler to Satan Nicky Haslam’s notebook of a…

BetteBack Friday, Sept. 14,1984: Bette Midler To Co-Host The MTV Awards

THE CAPITAL TIMES, Madison, Wis., Friday, Sept. 14,1984 MTV to broadcast video music awards show Rock…

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,…

Documentary “Twenty Feet From Stardom” Debuts At Sundance Jan. 17

Salt Lake Tribune Darlene Love & director talk about Sundance doc ‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’ that…

Book Review: Cyndi Lauper ~ A Memoir

The Telegraph Cyndi Lauper‘s new memoir shows she had more fun than Madonna By Bernadette McNulty…

Put-Downs: Celebrities And Their Witty Put-Downs

The Daily Mirror Best ever put-downs: 30 of the wittiest ways celebrities have insulted their rivals…

Best And Worst Actors Turned Musicians

Mister D: I agree Bette should be on this list, but they were somewhat harsh on…

BetteBack December 23, 1992: HBO Celebrates 20 Years

Syracuse Herald Journal HBO celebrates 20 years with special show on CBS December 23, 1992 Cable’s…

Premiere Props to Auction Items from Madonna, Midler, Liberace, and Justin Bieber at Hollywood Extravaganza V

PRWeb Hollywood Props and memorabilia are up for auction March 24 – 25. March 21, 2012…

This Day In History

Digitriad Porter Wagoner Joined The Grand Ole Opry Feb 22, 2012 Undated — On February 23rd,…