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BetteBack April 6, 1975: What Did Bette Midler Start Taking?

Kannapolis Daily Independent April 6, 1975 Now that she’s a star, sort of, Bette Midler decided…

Bette Midler On Desire: If somebody makes me laugh, I’m his slave for life.

Bette Midler On Desire: If somebody makes me laugh, I’m his slave for life. Related articles…

BetteBack July 20, 1974: What Does It Feel Like to Create Today’s Music?

Kenosha News July 20, 1974 “This isn’t what I want my career to be, but what…

Bette Midler On Making More Movies After The Rose:

Bette Midler On Making More Movies After The Rose: “I think I’m going to start making…

Bette Midler On The Rose:

Bette Midler On The Rose: “Originally it was a fictionalized biography of Janis Joplin and I…

Bette Midler On Songs For The New Depression:

Bette Midler On Songs For The New Depression: “Actually that album had some wonderful songs on…

Bette Midler On Songs For The New Depression:

Bette Midler On Songs For The New Depression: “When I got to the third album, I…

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers:

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers: “I think this is a good album; the best I’ve…

Bette Midler On ‘Big Noise From Winnetka:

Bette Midler On ‘Big Noise From Winnetka:’ “I used to do songs of that period a…

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers:

Bette Midler On Thighs And Whispers: “It is pretty jolly. It’s got a good deal of…

Bette Midler On Becoming Her Own Manager After Aaron Russo:

Bette Midler On Becoming Her Own Manager After Aaron Russo: “It’s a lot of work, but…

Bette Midler On Her Self:

Bette Midler On Her Self: “I like being childlike. I don’t like being childish. One eventually…

Bette Midler On Her Songwriting:

Bette Midler On Her Songwriting: “My songs always come out off the wall. They’re rarely straight…

Bette Midler On Her Favorite Character: “Delores Delago”

Bette Midler On Her Favorite Character: “Delores Delago. “She’s my favorite.” (1993) Related articles Bette Midler…

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine:

Bette Midler On Experience The Divine: “I had a variety of motivations for going back on…

Bette Midler ditched her grey hair for a bold new colour

Starts At 60 Bette Midler ditched her grey hair for a bold new colour October 5,…

Bette Midler: “Women now, they [have to] pose. They don’t want those ugly pictures of them on the internet, and I don’t blame them. It’s like a war! It’s poisonous, totally toxic If you get on that red carpet, you better be prepared for the results, truly.” (2014)

Bette Midler: “Women now, they [have to] pose. They don’t want those ugly pictures of them…

Bette Midler On Marriage: “Marriage is a hard proposition and you have to be willing to make sacrifices and to compromise and it has to be worth it.

Bette Midler On Marriage: “Marriage is a hard proposition and you have to be willing to…

On Songs For The New Depression: “Actually that album had some wonderful songs on it. It was a gentle, whimsical, rather than camp album.

On Songs For The New Depression: “Actually that album had some wonderful songs on it. It…

On Songs For The New Depression: “When I got to the third album, I was in a pretty bad way. I was fairly depressed about the whole thing. I went off in a different direction. I think I’m back on the right track now.”

On Songs For The New Depression: “When I got to the third album, I was in…

On ‘Big Noise From Winnetka:’ “I used to do songs of that period a lot. They kept shoving me into that, and I didn’t want to go. Now I’m back to loving songs of the period again.

On ‘Big Noise From Winnetka:’ “I used to do songs of that period a lot. They…

On Thighs And Whispers: “It is pretty jolly. It’s got a good deal of disco music on it. The form lends itself to a lot of theatricality and big arrangements and Arif Mardin is a brilliant arranger.

On Thighs And Whispers: “It is pretty jolly. It’s got a good deal of disco music…

On Becoming Her Own Manager After Aaron Russo: “It’s a lot of work, but I’m a workaholic. It’s great not having a manager. It might not always be. For the time being it is wonderful. When it isn’t pleasant any more I’ll find someone else.”

On Becoming Her Own Manager After Aaron Russo: “It’s a lot of work, but I’m a…

On Her Self: “I like being childlike. I don’t like being childish. One eventually has to take responsibility for one’s life, one’s career. That’s what I’m trying to do.”

On Her Self: “I like being childlike. I don’t like being childish. One eventually has to…

Bette Midler On Her Songwriting: “My songs always come out off the wall. They’re rarely straight ahead love songs. They’re mostly whimsical, child-like songs. I guess that’s what my view of the world is. Innocent with a touch of dementia.

Bette Midler On Her Songwriting: “My songs always come out off the wall. They’re rarely straight…

Bette Midler On Her Camp Image

Bette Midler On Her Camp Image: “But now I see that camp has a certain value…

Bette Midler On Songs For The New Depression:

Bette Midler On Songs For The New Depression: “When I got to the third album, I…

Bette Midler On ‘Big Noise From Winnetka:

Bette Midler On ‘Big Noise From Winnetka: “I used to do songs of that period a…

Bette Midler On Her Self:

Bette Midler On Her Self: “I like being childlike. I don’t like being childish. One eventually…

Bette Midler On Her Songwriting:

Bette Midler On Her Songwriting: “My songs always come out off the wall. They’re rarely straight…

Bette Midler On Looking For Inspiration:

Bette Midler On Looking For Inspiration: “You have to remember that there are beautiful things coming…