No Frills

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All Music Guide - Charlotte Dillon
Bette Midler is a gifted entertainer, whether acting or singing. On this 1983 album, No Frills, she showcases numbers that take flavorings from pop, disco, and rock & roll. Midler has a way of making any song she sings her own, but some of the tracks on this recording might stir memories of other artists. Aaron Neville and Linda Rondstat did an admired version of "All I Need to Know." "Beast of Burden" became a hit for the Rolling Stones. Other songs on No Frills that deserve a mention include "My Eye on You," "Favorite Waste of Time," and "Only in Miami." The latter is a Latin-type number she did before the style became popular in the American market. Though this ...
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All Music Guide - Charlotte Dillon
Bette Midler is a gifted entertainer, whether acting or singing. On this 1983 album, No Frills, she showcases numbers that take flavorings from pop, disco, and rock & roll. Midler has a way of making any song she sings her own, but some of the tracks on this recording might stir memories of other artists. Aaron Neville and Linda Rondstat did an admired version of "All I Need to Know." "Beast of Burden" became a hit for the Rolling Stones. Other songs on No Frills that deserve a mention include "My Eye on You," "Favorite Waste of Time," and "Only in Miami." The latter is a Latin-type number she did before the style became popular in the American market. Though this album isn't one of her very best, it's still a great recording to add to any music collection that belongs to a Bette Midler fan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/29/1995
  • Label: Atlantic
  • UPC: 075678278327
  • Catalog Number: 82783
  • Sales rank: 105,085

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bette Midler Primary Artist, Vocals
Matthew Wilder Background Vocals
Robert Irving III Synthesizer, Piano
Bobby Lyle Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards
Bobby Martin Organ, Synthesizer, Keyboards
Jim Keltner Drums
Bobbye Hall Conga
Janis Cercone Background Vocals
Dave Demare Bass Guitar
Tim Drummond Background Vocals
Howard "Buzz" Feiten Guitar
Lisa Garber Background Vocals
Malando Gassama Percussion
Mark Goldenberg Synthesizer, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Linda Hart Background Vocals
Mark Hatch Horn
Ula Hedwig Background Vocals
Jude Johnstone Background Vocals
Phillip Kennard Guitar, Background Vocals
Danny Kortchmar Guitar
Ricky Lawson Drums
Mark Leonard Bass Guitar
David Logerman Percussion, Drums
Marc Macino Horn
Vernon Porter Bass Guitar
Greg Prestopino Background Vocals
Katey Sagal Background Vocals
Charles Sanford Synthesizer, Electric Guitar
Joe Turano Background Vocals
Richard Wachtel Electric Guitar
Brock Walsh Guitar, Piano
Laura Allan Background Vocals
Robert "Pops" Popwell Bass Guitar
Technical Credits
Marc Macino Arranger
Chuck Plotkin Producer
Dwight W. Batteau Jr Composer
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