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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Video: The Cher Show With Bette Midler, Elton John, And Flip Wilson – Complete – 1975

Bette Midler and Cher 1975

The Cher Show With Bette Midler, Elton John, And Flip Wilson

Now this is what a TV special is supposed to be like!  On February 12, 1975, a Wednesday night, CBS pulled off quite a coup when Cher hosted a gala telecast with Bette Midler and Elton John as her guests (comedian Flip Wilson too) – three fledgling superstars, all of them gay icons, together on network TV.  They were all about the same age – Midler was just 29, Cher 28 and Elton was one month from turning 28.  Cher, however, was clearly the veteran as she’d been in the public eye since she and Sonny married and had a #1 song with I Got You Babe ten years earlier. Among the performances, Cher sang Bennie & the Jets with Elton and did a “Trashy Ladies Medley” with the Divine Miss M.  But perhaps the highlight was their medley of Motown hits (e.g. Proud Mary, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough) shown in the following clip:    ...  Read More

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: Trashy Ladies Medley – 1975 – Bette Midler – Cher.

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Trashy Ladies Medley – 1975 – Bette Midler – Cher.

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