Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Favorite Album - Bathhouse Betty


DATE: 07/01/15 - 08/31/15


Our next favorite album challenge is based on Bette Midler's Bathhouse Betty recommended by Connie. Thanks for the recommendation, Connie!

Levels of Participation
Disc One = 1 to 3 Tasks
Disc Two = 4 to 6 Tasks
Disc Three = 7+ Tasks

Choose a level of participation and complete the required number of tasks. Tasks can be mixed. For example, if you choose to do the Disc One Level (1 to 3 tasks), you may choose to complete a task for numbers 1, 2 and 3, OR you may choose to do a task for numbers 2, 5, and 9.

Challenge Rules:
Books should be at least 125 pages. All formats are acceptable. Re-reads are fine--just be sure to re-read the entire book. When updating your challenge with books you've read, please include a link to the book title, mention the author's name, and post the date you finished reading the book.

The ninth studio album released by Bette Midler. 
♫Read a book in which double letters appear in the title (example: Hello, Darkness

Garrett (Cold Fury Hockey, #2) by Bennett, Sawyer

The cover features Midler in a beautiful black and white floor-length gown. 
♫Read a book with stripes found on the cover Easy Love (Boudreaux, #1) by Proby, Kristen

The album was released in 1998, and was Midler's debut album with Warner Bros. Records. 
♫Read  a Series #8. Forever with Me (With Me in Seattle, #8) by Proby, Kristen

Bette Midler, also known as The Devine Miss M, was born in Honolulu, Hi in 1945. 
♫Read  a Series#5. Cowboy Cool (Cowboy Justice Association, #5) by Jaymes, Olivia

Bathhouse Betty reached number 32 on Billboard 200. 
♫Read  a Series #3. Sugar on the Edge (Last Call, #3) by Bennett, Sawyer

The single I'm Beautiful was remixed and became a major dance floor hit, making it hit number 1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart. 
♫Read  a Series #1. Better When He's Bad (Welcome to the Point, #1) by Crownover, Jay

Bathhouse Betty was produced by Arif Mardin, who was also the musical arranger. 
♫Read  a Series #7. Breathe with Me (With Me in Seattle, #7) by Proby, Kristen

The album is 44 minutes, 58 seconds long. 
♫Read a Series #2. Seducing Lauren (Love Under the Big Sky, #2) by Proby, Kristen

The second single featured from the album was My One True Friend. Composed by David Foster, Carole King and Carol Bayer Sager, it was the lead song for the movie One True Thing starring Meryl Streep and William Hurt. 
♫Read  a Series #6. Asa (Marked Men, #6) by Crownover, Jay

10. LABEL: 
Bathhouse Betty was Midler's debut album with Warner Bros. Records. The label was founded in 1958 by Jack L. Warner, and has become one of the top recording labels in the world. 
♫Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in WARNERBROS Off Season (Off, #6) by Bennett, Sawyer 

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