High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 16 1974, Page 51

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 16, 1974, High Point, North Carolina The Nashville sound Larry Gatlin poised on Brink of stardom High Point Enterprise wednesday october of 1174 2$ Maryland s pushing Oil lease blockage Nashville Tenn. Apr a Mellow baritone a notebook full of songs and a Chance meeting with Dottie West brought Larry Gatlin to Nashville. That was three years ago. Now after some More help from his friends and two albums Gatlin 26, is poised on the Brink of big time country music Success. A i met Dottie in Las vegas. I had written some songs and she heard me sing them Quot the Stocky shaggy headed Singer writer said. A i gave her some other songs i d written. And do you know she sent me a plane ticket to his association Ith miss West led to friendships with Johnny Cash Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster head of Monument records. From there it has been All Good news for Gatlin. His first album on a Monument Label a the Pilgrim a was Well if not bountifully received. His second a brain Rainbow a is Selling Well and a single Cut a Delta dirt a is rising on both country and pop charts. Moreover his songs have been recorded by Elvis Kristofferson. Johnny Rodriguez and Roy Orbison impressed by his promising Start Monument sent Gatlin on a six week promotional tour last month through the South and West. Local music promoters and newsmen were first shown a Short film including accolades from Cash and Kristofferson. Then Gatlin did what he s Best at. A they gave me the Opportunity to say a hello. I m Larry Gatlin a and then sit on a Stool and pick my guitar and sing my songs a Gatlin said last week a i m grateful and thankful that they re putting their influence on the line to let me do what i want to impending stardom has t really shaken Gatlin. Although he seems restless and his Blue eyes Are constantly shifting he says he a put being a Star in perspective. A a in be always wanted to sing. And this gives me the Chance to do it. Sure i d like to be a Star who does to if it comes line. But if it does no to i m making a Good living and anything beyond that is just despite this come what May attitude Catlin has pretty specific plans for his future. A i want to Start a group with my Brothers and sister $295 billion ceiling asked Washington a North Carolina congressman Jim Martin introduced legislation last week to place a $295 billion ceiling on Federal spending the 9th District representative said that spending level would be in line with current revenues and would not require new taxes. He said the 5 per cent surtax proposed by president Ford should by adopted Only As a last resort. Ford proposed a $300 billion ceiling in his economic message to Congress. Martin also called for Congress to stay in session through the nov. 5 elections to act on the proposed spending ceiling housing problems and unemployment. Soviet action said shameful Bonn Germany apr last months disruption of an open air Art exhibit by soviet authorities was shameful says soviet cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. However in an interview published in the German Magazine Der Stern he said detente has resulted in a general improvement of conditions for artists in Russia. And Rostropovich 47, who lives in London in self imposed exile said increasing criticism of soviet policies by russian artists is a sign of Progress. But he said he wont return to the soviet Union until he is permitted a to give my entire knowledge my Art to the people to the extent of which i am again. We used to sing a lot when we were kids. We re great at some four part Harmony and Good hard gospel music. A a in a still want sing by myself for 30 or 40 minutes in each show. And id love to have a Good band to Back us up. A i figure because i got the first big break i should help them with Success As a country music artist come pressures to find a so called Cross Over hit a song that will reach the top of both country and pop charts. A a in a a country Singer a he insists. A i mind some pop sales because that Sells a lot More records. My roots Are country and gospel i guess you could say in a in a Folk country bag. A so i Don t want to sit Down and say a does this song have Cross Over potential a i like to do a song As it needs to be done and if it crosses Over Fine. A the biggest and most important thing is to be what you Are not to let the Structure of the business hamper your Larry Gatlin Annapolis my. <a1> Maryland officials say they Are holding a slim Hope that the . Supreme court will thwart the Interior departments plans to release 3 5 million acres of Atlantic seabed off the Middle Atlantic coast for private Oil drilling next year. The suit was filed earlier by 12 Atlantic states in an Effort to gain ownership of offshore Petroleum deposits. A Federal circuit court judge has recommended that the supreme court Rule in favor of Federal claim to the Continental shelf beyond the three mile limit. Thomas m Downs gov. Marvin Mandela a chief Energy advisor said the court Case seems to be the primary Means of preventing private leases of the Baltimore Canyon trough until the extent of Oil and Gas deposits there have been determined by the government. John c. Whitaker undersecretary of the Interior told the House appropriations subcommittee tuesday that his department proposes to list 19.1 million acres of offshore areas including the Baltimore Canyon trough for bids in 1975. The area proposed for bids is about half of the 7.5 million acres classified As the Baltimore Canyon trough a sloping shelf 600 feet deep some 65 Miles off the Middle Atlantic coast. Gov. Sherman Tribbitt of Delaware said wednesday that he expects to meet with new Jersey gov. Brendon Byrne before discussing the proposal with Federal officials. Tribbitt said he Hopes Byrne will join him in an Effort to get As much influence As possible on Oil drilling off their shores for governors. Now. Same values at All 7 Sears stores a Quot a a in its sweater time come Button Down some fantastic bargains on children a sweaters pullovers and cardigans. In the big new classic Lxi a a with a classic concern for colors Navy Green Brown and White. Solid color styles in Little boys Little girls. Bigger girls and student boys sizes. Fancy styles available in boys sizes. All sizes All machine washable. 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