Bette Midler (/ b ɛ t /; born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and comedian. Throughout her career which spans over five decades, Midler has received numerous accolades, including four Golden Globe Awards, three Grammy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and a British Academy Film Award.
Bette Midler, Soundtrack: The First Wives Club. Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a painter. Her parents, originally from New Jersey, ...
The album was nominated for a Grammy the following year. After that she released two more albums with Columbia Records, and in 2014 returned to Warner to release her fourteenth studio album, It's the Girls!. As of 2010, Midler has sold over 30 million records worldwide.
During the time Tanya Tucker’s and Helen Reddy’s recordings of the song were being produced (see below), Bette Midler recorded "Delta Dawn" for her The Divine Miss M debut album, for which her bluesy version was planned as the lead single. Reddy's single was released June 1973, two days before Midler's.
Experience the Divine: Greatest Hits was re-released in Europe, Australia and New Zealand in 1996 with a slightly altered track list, then also including two of Midler's biggest hits which for some reason had been left off the 1993 edition; "Favorite Waste of Time" and the Rolling Stones cover "Beast of Burden", both from the 1983 album No Frills.
Dec 08, 2014 · Having been married to artist Martin von Haselberg for 30 years, she boasts one of the longest unions in Hollywood. But during an appearance on Good Morning Britain, Bette Midler, 69, revealed ...
The song became an international commercial success after it was recorded in 1990 by American singer Bette Midler for the album Some People's Lives. "From a Distance" reached number one on the Adult Contemporary chart and peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.