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Tom Waits’ debut album was released yesterday in 1973

Tim Buckley was the first major artist to record a Waits’ song from this album, Martha.…

Rare Photo: Bette Midler and Tom Waits, Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA, 1977

Video: MARTHA (Tom Waits) by Sam Harris as “Tom Frost” (Bette Midler’s version included along with a snippet of Rolling Stone talking about the performance.)

Mister D: I just love the way Sam Harris covers songs associated with Bette Midler. You…

Pick Five: David Ford – In Pick Five, great artists tell us about five cover songs that matter to them.

Cover Me Pick Five: David Ford Posted by Ray Padgett at 11:12 May 092018 In Pick Five,…

Bette Midler – Broken Bicycles – Art Or Bust – 1984

Beautiful ballad by Tom Waites from the Francis Ford Coppolla movie, One From The Heart. Bette…

Bette Midler – Broken Bicycles – Art Or Bust – 1984

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Bette Midler – Rainbow Sleeve – Divine Madness

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Bette Midler On Movies She’d Like To Make:

Bette Midler On Movies She’d Like To Make: Well, I’d like to do something where I…

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…

BetteUcation: Bette Midler & Tom Waits ~ Friendship

**~~** Bette & Tom Waits have been friends since the mid 70’s, this is what he…

BetteBack October 12, 1980: Midler walks fine line in ‘Divine Madness

Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 12, 1980 NEW YORK – “I know just how far I…

Reminder: Bette On The Boards To Relaunch This Friday: Also…Other Sites To Visit!

Bette On The Boards Will Relaunch This Friday, March 1…also my 31st Anniversary with my partner!…

Audio: “I Never Talk To Strangers” By Bette Midler And Tom Waits

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BetteBack January 7, 1978: All Aboard On The Bette Midler Party Train

Winnipeg Free Press Party time rolls around again January 7, 1978 What better time,than the festive…

BetteBack December 17, 1977: Broken Blossom Review

Colorado Springs Gazette December 17, 1977 BETTE MIDLER: “Broken Blossom” (Atlantic) Bette Midler could have been…

Same Songs, Other Voices Jukebox ~ March 2013

This playlist features songs that Bette Midler has performed/recorded at one point in her life, but…

Jukebox: Same Songs, Other Voices Up And Running ~ Oct 2012

This playlist features songs that Bette Midler has performed/recorded at one point in her life, but…

BetteBack 1974: Bette Midler, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, And David Bowie Take In A Show!

Uniontown Morning Herald On The Town By Earl Wilson December 12, 1974 Bob Dylan, Tom Waits,…

Live At Last Reissued And Remastered

Friday Music Live At Last (Original Recording Remastered) [Deluxe 2 CD Set] August 20, 2012 After…

The ManHattan

London Evening Standard Evening Standard Cocktails Blog 09 May 2012  The Manhattan “Bartender, I’d like a…

The Magical, Mystery Tom Waits Bus Tour!

The Guardian All aboard the Tom Waits bus tour! By Leonie Cooper Monday 23 April 2012…

BetteBack – Thursday, November 3, 1988: Where Goes Midler, There Goes Waits…

The Daily Herald No Doritos for Tom Waits Thursday, November 3, 1988 Tom Waits doesn’t like…

Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks Hit Bakersfield

Bakersfield Get your kicks with Dan Hicks BY MATT MUNOZ, Bakotopia.com editor mmunoz@bakersfield.com | Wednesday, Jun…

BetteBack: One From The Heart

Mister D: Of Course, Bette was Tom’s first Choice as a duet partner, but she was…

Bette, Darlene Love, Other Inductees Perform At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Awards

Los Angeles Times/Pop And Hiss Live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony:…

Review II: Broken Blossom

Cover of Broken Blossom What better time,than the festive holiday season to turn our jaded attention…

Books: Lowside of the Road

The Independent Lowside of the Road, By Barney Hoskyns By Reviewed by Brandon Robshaw May 16,…