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Bette Midler On 'Song Travels'

 "In a way, I use music like we use the Internet," Bette Midler says. "One link brings you to another link, and from that link you move onto another.
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"In a way, I use music like we use the Internet," Bette Midler says. "One link brings you to another link, and from that link you move onto another.

The Divine Miss M — singer, actress and comedian Bette Midler — is Song Travels host Michael Feinstein's guest for an hour of pure radio fun. Midler opens a crate of favorite tunes from her record collection, from Louis Jordan to vintage Hawaiian music to Destiny's Child, along with stories from her multifaceted career.

Here, Feinstein presents her with a solo arrangement of "And I'll Be There," a song written for her by the legendary songwriting team of Alan and Marilyn Bergman.

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The program originally ran April 14, 2012.

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