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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU MARQUIS HOTEL The lethbridge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE HANNIGAN'S 328-4038 FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 1970 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 TO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1970 'Johnny Cash Singer Enthralls Prison Johnny Cash is a man whose songs of the good and bad sides of life are etched ou his craggy and cut into his baritone voice. The voice, rough, abrasive and sincere, tells of working people, Indians and prison life, of. love gone sour and love un- returned. Typically, one of his per- formances were set in Califor- nia's notorioxis San Quentin penitentiary. The TV version of this performance has since been acclaimed as one of the most dramatic documentaries ever made. Telecast last season, the pro- gram, Johhny Cash in San Quentin, will be rerun Sunday, Aug. 30, on .CFCN, Channel 13, at p.m. The concert was held in the prison's huge mess hall, lasted for almost three hours and in- cluded the song San Quentin, which Cash wrote in a motel the night before. Cut into the program are segments of the grim day-to- day life of the penitentiary, "Sa-Tt Quentin, you've been living hell to Cash sang and the inmates leaped on the dininig room tables to roar their applause ait his perform- ance. The program's crew was the first to film inside the prison, an institution so tough that there are five murders there every year. The only place the crew was not allowed to film FASHIONS FLOUT MOTHER The trends and innova- tions in fashion styles are intended as affronts to the estab- lishment and particularly mothers, according to the CBC-TV program, Where Will It En'd? An impressionistic, irreverent look at haute and not-so-haute couture, the show will be re- telecast Sunday, Aug. 30, at p.m. on CJLH-TV, Chan- nel 7. The see-through strctch-vclour dress captured in the above photo is depicted by program hostess Jeaunine Locke as just another cog in that eternal fashion cycle. was Death Row wlitere .83 con- victed murderers are being held. The TV show of his perform- ance was a huge success, part- y because of the novel sur- roundings, but more so be- cause oE Cash himself. Entering his second sesson itli The Johnny Cash Show on ;he CTV network in September, ne lias raised country music Far beyond1 the confines of the Grand Ole Opry, where the weekly program is televised. He became a universally ac- cepted popular entertainer in 1968 with the smashing success of his album, Fotsom Prison. The album, cut inside prison walls before Folsora's inmates, sold well over a million copies and remained on the pop mu- sic charts for over 46 weeks. He claims he knows songs, some going back to those fiis mother sis- ter sang to him as a small child. Johnny Cash was bora In 1932 in a shack close to the town Kingsland, Arkansas. His father was a share-cropper who rode the rails during the depression; his mother, a full- blooded Cherokee, As a young man be worked in the cotton fields on his fath- er's meagre farm. Here -as on other small farms and com- munities throughout the south, gospel singing and country western music is part of the folk environment. It was ait Oie Dyess High Scliool in Arkansas that John- ny won his first prize for sing- ing. He took first place in a talent contest and won At the age of 18, weary of picking cotton, Cash joined the U.S. Air Force. He was sta- tioned in Biloxi, San Antonio and Germ any. He emerged four years later as a staff sergeant. "This is where he really. learned to play the says his father Ray Cash. After his service discharge he moved to Memphis, Term., to study radio broadcasting. Cash's first record, recorded in Memphis, was Cry, Cry, It sold over copies, mostly in the South and particularly Texas. His second record was "Fol- som Prison Blues'' and his third, which eventually sold over a million copies, was "I Walk The Line'1. This record established Cash as a major country and western artist. JOHNNY CASH Country Music King Expo Show Notes East-West Rivalry The two longest line-ups at Expo '70 are invariably for the U.S. and U.S.S.R. pavilions. Crowds wait up to four and five hours to file past the prize U.S. exhibit a piece of moon rock many Expo visitors can now admit to playing a few notes on Tchaikovsky's piano which is on display in the Rus- sian pavilion. On Friday Aug. 28, at 10 p.m., CFCN (Channel 13) takes view- ers on a tour of the two pa- vilions and also takes a look at some the other foreign par- ticipants in Expo In The Orient: East Versus West, the final program in CTVs five- part look at Expo f70. Host Tom Gould talks with Jack Massey of the U.S. pa- vilion about the organizers' aim to present a balanced and un- biased profile of the U.S. ot- day. In addition to the prized moon rock, there is a look at the extensive space exhibit, a photography display assembled by the Museum Modern Art in New York, and a section of the pavilion devoted to sports. In the Russian pavilion's res- taurant U.S.S.R. representative Joe Adamcv discusses the Rus- sian exhibit which he claims is "more balanced and more so- phisitcated than 1X7." There's stiil lots of hardware on show but there also an extensive display of Russian art past and present. Also included is a fascinating and popular section containing the personal belongings of such fa- mous Russian sons as Tolstoy, Chekhov and Tchaikovsky. TOM GOULD PLASTIC PERMA CASE LUNCH KIT Extra large capacity, tically indestructible, c ed colors. REGULAR 2.10 Back-To-School Special, each HOYTS' DOWNTOWN NORTH LETHBRIDGE LUNCH KIT As on the Left but with matching 10-oz. Thermos Bottle. 1.49 from THERMOS REGULAR 4.29 Back-To-School Sale 3.29 BONGO BAG LUNCH KIT Colorful, practical styling in- cluding 10-oz. thermos bottle. REGULAR 5.49 Back-To Sale -Scho 3.99 CHARACTER LUNCH KITS High impact plastic, includes 10-oz. vacuum bottle, color- fully decorated with such characters as Snoopy, Pea- nuts and Moon Launch. REGULAR 4.49 Back-To-Sctiool Sals 2.99 DOWNTOWN NORTH LETHBRIDGE ;