European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 25 1962, Page 14

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 25, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseUp Basque Detour is worthwhile3 one knows where the Basque people come from. Atlantis the los tribe there not a single due. R they have no old stones no ruins eve their traditional songs do not Tell of their origin. Their bizarre language has Mysti fied the world s Foremost Ling fou for Cen Turies pan1 for example meant no and a Means but the visitor who Lack philological training need not worry too much for most basques speak French some speak English and even tiny Chil Dren understand sign language. Besides the Basque Tongue the people of this South Western Mountain country of France have three Baste traditions that have delighted visitors Cor Many years Pelota. Dancing and and lib poetry or a the Basque might say it. A Bourdine Pelo Taris Soule tills dans eurs. Bas Nav Arrais Pelota is the ancestor of Jal thai and Isth favorite Basque sport it is played by bouncing and catching a Hall off a Hig Cement Wall using a Wicker Basket strapped to the wrist. Dancing and poetic improvisations in it Pelota. Are the province of the Charm ing Basque women whose primary task i Ufa to tears Tor their menfolk. Beret it i t so Ste a Sale authority about who the a to Susji a Asur. The net of use Hesse a me Beret Ere never a Paialii Futi eats it a stems in it and is but Tesi i americans knew the fantastically colourful Basque country nestled in the pyrenees along the French Spanish Bor Der. Yet it lies less than an boor s drive from the Plush Beach hotels of fashionable Biarritz and St Jean de Luz along the at lactic coast the capital of the Basque country is Bayonne just East of is not Esu the capital of the toe oops titty. It it Alee its Gateway a Dag the Tamos routes Des pyrenees. Fresa bar Este the Basque toward Pau along the a i opes of the pyrenees and occupies the a totem portion of this great Mountain Chat to the West and North of the Basque country lies beam and Gascony famous for d Artagnan. Cyrano de Bergerac and other dashing1rotf a Vrh have flashed across the pages of fiction. South of Lourdes on the French Spanish Frontier can be found what is indeed on of nature s mightiest spectacles the Cirque de of Varnie. Gav Arnle is a natural circus or Arena Cut out of the surrounding Mountain Walls the Mont Perdu standing 10,995 feet High on the Spanish aide and the 10,818-foot-High veg female Mountain on the French Side of the Border. The pyrenees Are a Mountain climber Paradise. Hunters May enjoy their search for Bear Mountain Goat and a Host of game Birds. Skier Nan take advantage of aug famous Retorto a barges font Bomer and super banners. And there Are the great pan at Ca Terete in Boa a Een of the pyrenees and Aix Len thermes. Farther to the East along the route de pyrenees the visitors enters a third and entirely different Region of the Mountain Chain Languedoc Rossillon on the Way to the Mediterranean coast Don t miss such spectacular Points of in Terest As Prades site of the world renowned music festival or the extraordinary Citadel it Villefranche de confluent or the Church and cloister at ancient Arles sur tech and the great City of per Pigmon Gay quaint old Perpignan lit one the urgent Southern French towns. It in renowned for its religious Procew Iloo of Maundy thursday when penitent Robed in Black revive the passion play in the Church of Saint Jacques. On the other Lih Iid the town s gaiety is derived in Targ Epitro from the constant Trade in barrel of rouf Tullon wines. Perpignan makes a Fine Hub for visits to such nearby Points of interest As the Tarn canyons and their famous Limestone caverns and Carcassonne Europe s most perfect example of medieval military architecture. Sword dance basques of Southwest France perform dance with word while Tetu flutes and Drums keep time. Basque Folk festival begins in july. A Johnny Vrotsos Frog rom Yew notes to members of the record Hiff 11 the grand opening of Ria Tallana s saw March 1. Record stars who made Hope hosting were Harry Belafonte Sacha Distel Price. Because of a strict filming Boone Wilt record Bis next Ingle for Dot Irving Berlin who will celebrate his 74thhas completed the score for musical "mr., president ,. Has rejoined captor Talent absence of several years. Talented Singer and son of been offered a film contract National. Young Jack records. Producer Sam ka1dim, Don t Knock the twist it stars Chubby checker usually Tough critics were kind Talner Yves Montanda vre Tsoa Midnight special an album next up which is due in May. Nealing on Dean Martin s French style up he a Label. Ever hear of Stager Bru Egeorge Ace Cannon or the Ike test discs on the top thirty charts Back Home. Alum links will return to records in the near future the Alvon twist it then it comes to dance music Lester iry crowned the Kingi up to the moment Hla Haa been featured on 12 epic up s. Lanin make it with i Brand new Lone player Happy go latin in 8821, monaural. The successful bandleader three special to Ealons at the White i ouse Las rear. Isa Eledy must always be recognisable and the be Tiease Asea he Prev eos Stria at rear do gov saw b 1this new Effort Lanin has the music arranged in which boast a total of 4 songs each one a great which will be familiar to All. A top notch dance not too Many years ago Vic Damone Wasto in music Biz circles As Sinatra s East just finished bending an ear to his initial Long linger awhile t 1646, monaural and feel vie pm eat their words the Sinatra phrasing i Subj voice never sounded Richer and for the first time he Confidence and self assured As he belts out his tunes. Occasion Vic is Given swinging but yet tender Marshall s music As he demonstrates his Ware lights go Down Low deep one love,"night." when lights Are Stella by St face the music and Damone s new first discovered last april at a Hollywood am packed audience of critics and celebrities caption and comments we had read about earlier. This album we can hear for the first time theirs enthusiastically about Vic s new singing although pianist pet Neres re of so affix Booth a Duane acceptance of us firs been so great thai he s bad to return to the up. To quote Boa Victor a b store ctr Bob Reboy who has a working Peter s Thorf Young and warn As weave Effta Ortt my. Moa anal eat area Hla Tanagra Attye keyboard style of pop in sufi gents. An asap fax of ass style la Uhny in the Eean Paity of such Evergree a in love Don t a tone me just sea epee he thou swell All the thing you Are a Tew Are a few weeks ago we reviewed Dhimah of album which featured backing by Quacy Jonesi seems is one of the busiest talents around because featured on another new release backing veterans lne. The set is titled Billy Eckstone and Quncy Street East Mercury or 60674 stereo my waxed on the premises of Ralph Watkins famous emf spot Billy s Well trained voice and professional Barf cur matched with the bite and beat of Quincy s swinging s material alternates on this Platter Between familiar up beat tunes but also a plays a new facet of the Tore via a tune titled work Billy la heard rating Don t get around much anymore a she s at me. All right Okay you wll and Why bitty Eckstone is generating excitement again a., to Tew singles Worth careful consideration me 1\ Nade 7ttapology at bedtime Jackie Gleas time v twisting it sub i Lites Island of forgotten i vers Caterina be jury com0j Tor Ain t she Sweet a never on Sun Dat hash Ignont strings Philips mome nub "it1 cry out my tables Are turning Tommy Edwards Mem the. My life v promises Clyde King a the Sweet Philips Tooty in terror Henry 14 the stars and stapes

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