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Famous People & Their Favorite Songs – What’s Yours?

American SongwriterThe Favorite Songs of Many Famous FolksBy Paul ZolloJuly 23, 2020 Almost everyone has a favorite song. Often they’re…

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 seconds for me. My…

Book review: Sticky Fingers describes Rolling Stone founder’s dirty deeds; Bette Midler Was Interviewed For The Book

Financial Review Book review: Sticky Fingers describes Rolling Stone founder’s dirty deeds by Michael Bailey Jan 12 2018 Read more:…

Westboro author explores rituals for success in book ‘Psyched Up’

TELEGRAM Westboro author explores rituals for success in book ‘Psyched Up’ By Ann Connery Frantz, Correspondent Posted Jul 16, 2017…

Bette Midler Talks About The Rose:

Bette Midler Talks About The Rose: “A lot of the music will be blues. I love the blues as sung…

‘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 April 23, 2017 It’s…

BetteBack January 31, 1974: Bette Midler & Other Celebs Take In Bob Dylan Concert

Delta Democrat January 31, 1974 Bob Dylan stepped onto the darkened stage, Madison Square Garden burst into a lightning storm…

BetteBack January 23, 1974: Divine Raunch

Fort Worth Daily Skiff January 23, 1974 It is no news to most people that Bette Midler, the five-foot-high selfannounced…

BetteBack January 16, 1974: Top 10 Billboard Albums

Corona Daily Independent January 16, 1974 Top 10 Billboard Albums ALBUMS 1. “Don’t Mess Around With Jim,” Jim Croce 2.…

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!)

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!) By Christy Labonte October 17, 2016 Great story about…

The Best Musical Guests on ‘The Simpsons’

Billboard The Best Musical Guests on ‘The Simpsons’ 9/26/2016 by Aly Semigran On Sunday night (Sept. 25) The Simpsonsentered its perfectly cromulent…

BetteBack December 27, 1996: Bette Midler Make Ladies Home Journals 1996 Females Of The Year

Medicine Hat News December 27, 1996 As we hurtle toward the end of another year, it’s time to take a…

Barbra Streisand’s year of singing dangerously

Philly.com Barbra Streisand’s year of singing dangerously by David Patrick Stearns AUGUST 16, 2016 For the first time in decades,…

Age Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40

BillBoard Age Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40 7/28/2016 by…

This Day In Rock History: May 21 – Bette’s The Last Guest On Johnny Carson

Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for May 21st, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge – 100.7 WZLX! 1971:…

BetteBack December 26, 1993: Top 10 Concerts Of 1993

Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph December 26, 1993 The cultural phenomenon known as the Grateful Dead was the top grossing concert…

TRIBUTES FOR ICONIC SINGER DAVID BOWIE

The Review TRIBUTES FOR ICONIC SINGER DAVID BOWIE Published: January 12, 2016 3:00AM TRIBUTES FOR BOWIE Mick Jagger: “David was…

Bette Midler On Her Parents:

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

BetteBack Review November 29, 1991: The movie is worth seeing solely for Ms. Midler’s amazing versatility as an entertainment machine

Altoona Mirror November 29, 1991 For the first hour, “For the Boys” is ,a dazzling musical comedy that displays Bette…

Watch Bette Midler Introduce Madonna at Live Aid 30 Years Ago Today

Crazy to imagine, but there was once a time when Madonna could be accurately described as a buzzy pop newcomer…

Rolling Stone Review: Generations of brassy, slyly winking female rebels – from Deborah Harry and Madonna to Miley Cyrus – all owe Bette Midler a debt

Rolling Stone Bette Midler Wraps ‘Divine’ Tour With Powerhouse Brooklyn Show Legendary vocalist brings with bawdy jokes and big hits…

DIVINE INTERVENTION REVIEW: Bette Midler makes magic with her music (Chicago)

Windy City Times CONCERT REVIEW Bette Midler makes magic with her music by Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times 2015-06-24 At…

Divine Intervention Review: Bette Midler in divine form in Chicago

North West Times Bette Midler in divine form in Chicago Eloise Marie Valadez June 24, 2015 Singer Bette Midler may…

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 | azcentral.com 10:17 a.m. MST…

The 10 best chatshow moments

As David Letterman prepares to retire, we rewind the all-time talkshow highlights Nicolas Cage on Wogan With his dapper suits,…

Elle Greenwich: The Unsung Hero of Sixties Music

Huffington Post Steve North The Unsung Hero of Sixties Music Updated: 03/27/2015 7:59 pm EDT “I met him on a…

The Curious History of “I Put a Spell On You”

Flavor Wire The Curious History of “I Put a Spell On You” By Moze Halperin on Feb 12, 2015 9:45am…

We Are The World Turns 30!

USA Today ‘We Are the World‘ at 30: 12 tales you might not know Brian Mansfield, USA TODAY 10:11 a.m.…

‘Parental Guidance’ Premiere Canceled by Fox in Light of ‘Horrific Tragedy’

The Hollywood Reporter ‘Parental Guidance’ Premiere Canceled by Fox in Light of ‘Horrific Tragedy’ Dec 15, 2012 The red carpet…

BetteBack January 7, 1994: Bette Midler Makes Top 10 Of Top-Grossing Concert Acts Of 1993

The News Glitterati January 7, 1994 Grateful Dead have a lot to be grateful for. Veteran rock group was the…