Bette Midler

Bette Midler

1973: Atlantic 82779-2


  1. Skylark
  2. Drinking Again
  3. Breaking Up Somebody’s Home
  4. Surabaya Johnny
  5. I Shall Be Released
  6. Optimistic Voices
    Lullaby of Broadway
  7. In the Mood
  8. Uptown
    Don’t Say Nothin’ Bad (About My Baby)
    Da Doo Run Run
  9. Twisted
  10. Higher & Higher (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me)

Well, she’s pretty sloppy on this overall and sounds like she’s been gargling with gravel, but it was a good introduction to Midler when I was a kid and I still love her cover of “Twisted.” Play that one back to back with Joni Mitchell’s sometime for a good laugh.


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