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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, January 19, Rock music duo are big success Try Baton You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMTH-JONES HEARING MO SERVICE MPtEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 32B-5447 From bass to soprano Ivan Rebroff whose voices range from bass to soprano, brings to the concert stage the songs and culture of Russia his parents fled during the revolution. He is main- taining a-musical tradition that has all but died in the Soviet Union of today. By IAIN MACLEOD TORONTO (CP) Jim Seals has had a thing about shabby caps since a little boy gave him one eight years ago. Jim wore it until it fell to bits. He has another one now and a supply for the rest of his life. His music too, like his ever- becapped appearance, is un- mistakable. Jim is one half of Seals and Crofts, one of North Amer- ica's fastest-rising rock music duos whose remarkable ver- satility as singers, song- writers and instrumentalists has earmarked them as ma- jor contributors to rock music in years to come. But already their successes have been phenomenal. Since 1968, when Jim and his high- school buddy Dash Crofts be- gan performing under their own names after more than a decade of playing rock 'n' roll with other bands, the duo has been awarded two gold al- bums for million-dollar sales and two platinum albums for million-record sales. Their fifth album, Diamond Girl, also looks headed for an award. One unusual aspect of their songwriting is their adherence to the Baha'i faith, the prin- ciples of which are spiritual unity and preparation for a wondrous after-life. FAITH EASES PRESSURE "Our faith in the spirit of Baha'u'llah gives us a goal in SHOW HOMES TO BE CONTINUED JANUARY 27th. IN COALDALE P H 0 N E 3 2 8 2 3 5 6 BLOCK BROS. Top Saluimn for Iht Month of DANNY NAULT 329-4637 PETER PRESLAND 329-3245 MARLENE PAUL BILL LAZARUK 328-7402 NOV DARNABV 327-8683 TIM QRISAK Production LE8 MARTIN 328.2464 Home N.R.S. Catalogue Canada Wide Service Complete Financing N.ft.S..M.L.S. JIM MATISZ 321-1204 STU 8HORTT 327-4142 Free Loam Realtor Phono 321-2356 Open 9 to 9 Guaranteed home trade JOHN EISENBARTH 327-3440 MANAGER RAE HOPKINS 327-0051 JAKE TAMS 326-6522 "SUCCESS THRU SERVICE" FRANK TINOftDI 1240 Jrtf Aw. S. Aft STOKKE P H 0 N E 3 2 8 2 3 5 6 BLOCK BROS. WE TRADE HOMES unification of the a soft-spoken, 33-year-old Texan, said. "It also helps us personally, espe- cially when we're under the pressures of touring and per- forming. We just keep our eye on the eye of the hurricane and we get through the tur- moil." Seals and Crofts recently gave a much-awaited concert here, taking to the stage only minutes after the new year had rolled around. Before more than celebrating fans, they delivered a memo- rable performance, high- lighted by their two big hits of 1973, Summer Breeze and Dia- mond Girl. Both were chart- toppers in Canada during the year. Moreover, .they demonstra- ted their versatile abilities as instrumentalists: Crofts play- ing electric mandolin and pi- ano and Seals strumming gui- tar, blowing jazzy tenor saxo- phone and playing virtuoso country fiddle. Both .Seals and Crofts have deep roots in music. Seals, 31, also a Texan, was playing fid- dle and guitar at the age of five and by the time he was nine had won the Texas state fiddle championship. Soon afterwards he began to play with local country music bands. Crofts started out on piano when he was four and, en- couraged by his mother, stud- ied the classics' for several years. As a teen-ager in- fluenced by rhythm 'n' blues, he picked up the drums al- though it was not until the mid-1960s that he began to play the mandolin, his main instrument. During their school years together, the two formed sev- eral bands and were quick to realize that music was to be their career. NAs teen-agers, they headed west to Califor- nia and quickly found fame and fortune when they joined a group called The Champs. In 1958 a single, Tequila, was cut and it sold more than six million copies. Tequila re- mains today one of the big- gest-selling singles in rock's history. The two youngsters, one 15, the other 17, were suddenly pushed into the limelight. The next seven years were spent riding the crest of the wave until The Champs finally fad- ed in the mid 1960s. At the same time, Jim and Dash were introduced to the Baha'i faith and quickly realized there was more to life than reckless extravagance. "We had spent all those years on the road, making phenomenal amounts of money, most of which we never saw and the rest of which we foolishly Jim recalled. But another banrJV the Dawnbreakers, later to become the Baha'is, was put together, enjoying moderate success until 1968 when Jim and Dash, with clear impressions of the mu- sic they wanted to write and the sound they wanted to pro- duce, started out under their own names, backed by a small handpicked band of mu- sicians CUT OWN NICHE Since the change, the two feel they have come up with their finest work to date, cut- ting a niche for themselves in the highly-competitive world of rock music. The key to their success has been their long personal and musical relationship. "We've reached a stage Dash said, "when we couldn't work apart. Musi- cally, we know each other's minds and on stage and in the recording studio that makes for great teamwork." As veterans of making their 'careers in rock music, Jim and Dash know what to do with their money. Aside from ing to launch their own record label and build a stu- dio to record their own and other artists' records, the two are also wealthy landowners. Money has been invested in livestock and grain, partly in the belief that one day, ac- cording to the Baha'i teach- ings, there is to be a great famine. Eventually they hope to move their families from their present base in Los An- geles and build up a farm on their land, making music and preparing for the second world. VIOLIN FOR SALE SEOUL (Reuter) A South Korean cattle farmer has put up for sale a violin which he says is a Stradivarius bearing the signatures of Antonio Vi- valdi and Nicolo Paganini, a newspaper reports. Pu Chung- won, 29, is asking million for the violin, the daily Kyunghyang Shinmoon says. He says he inherited the violin from his grandfather who ob- tained it in 1892 from a French missionary in exchange for five pieces of old Korean pottery. TV highlights SATURDAY SPORT: NHL Hockey, I p.m., Ch. 7. The Boston Bruins meet the Canadians at Montreal. CRIME DKAMA: Police Surf em, p.m., Ch. 13. A hired killer is stalking a penniless old man and Locke seeks the motive. DOCUMENTARY: Jacques Cousteau, S p.m., Ch. 13. "The Flight of the Penguins" is the second in Cousteau's four-part study of the Antarctic. MOVIE DRAMA: "Jane p.m., Ch. 7. A remake of Charlotte Bronte's classic story. MOVIE DRAMA: "The Pride awl the 12 mid- night, Ch. 7. An adaptation of the novel about Spain's revolt against Napoleon. DOUBLE MOVIES: 12 midnight and a.m., Ch. 13. The first feature is "Funeral in Berlin" and the second is the first of a six-part series. SUNDAY SPORT: Pro Bowl, 11 a.m., Ch. 11. American and National Football Conference All-Stars meet in Kansas City, Mo. DOCUMENTARY: Untamed World, 5 p.m., Ch. 13. A look at the people of Hong Kong, their work, pleasures and am- bitions. MOVIE DRAMA: "A Cold Night's p.m., Ch. 13. The story of two scientists trapped in a snowbound research station. FAMILY: World of Disney, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Part I of an Idaho western adventure about a Chicago family that moves West to seek a new wav of life. FAMILY: The Brady Bunch, 7 p.m., Ch. 13. Robbie Rist joins the cast as Carol's 8-year-old nephew. COMEDY: Sonny and Cher, p.m., Ch. 13. Robert Goulet, Carol Lawrence and Miss World are the special guests. HISTORIC: Witness to Yesterday, p.m., Ch. 13. Queen Victoria, played by Kate Reid, comes to life to be questioned by host Patrick Watson. CRIME D1AMA: The Collaborators, 9 p.m., Ch. 7. Conflicting evidence is given in court during a murder trial of a young boy and the experts are called to the witness stand. CANADA DRY'S RADIO and TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Television Stat- ions. Any variation in program schedule is due to last- minute changes by the stations and is not the respon- sibility ot Chinook Beverages Limited or The Leth- bndge Herald. CHBC 6.00 12.00 12.30 12.00 600 700 730 SATURDAY Buryle Clark John Oliver News. Sports. Wthr Paul Tessier Roy Rennick SUNDAY Roy Rennick Leo Dow (Music We Remember) Indian News Media CJOC SATURDAY NIOHT Sports Show Case Stan Bailey Show Barry Hegland SUNDAY News, Canadian Concert Mall Blackfoot Indian Program 7-30 Family Favorites News Christian Science 905 Brown News Sports, Wthr. Sports Scores Sunday Magazine 12.30 News Jim Parsons Show Leo Dow Sports Leo Dow News, Weather Sports Jack Neufeld Roy Rennick Ind. Baptist Church 7.00 Gospel Hour Back to God Hour Roy Rennick Tribute to Andrew Allen 3-10 Cross Country Checkup 5 00 Mike LaBlanc Show 6.00 Rock On 8.00 Entertainers 11.03 Capital Report 10.00 Hour of Decision 10.30 Sunshin Evangel MONDAY 6.05 Jack Thys Show 7.50 News, Wthr, Sport 8.35 Phone Bill Show Gord Whitehead Show 11.00 Jack Thys 12.00 Hour of information News. Wthr. Sport News and Gram Prices Gord Whitehead Show Jim Parsons Show Sports Market Report Local News World at Six CHIC-PM 1OO.9 MONDAY thru FRIDAY 6 a m.-l2 noon Don McMaster 12 noon-6 6 pm.-10 p.m Don Hedman 10 p.m.-12 midnight Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bob Conie) SATURDAY 6 a.m.-12 noon Don McMaster 12 noon-6 p.m. and Encores SATURDAY NIGHT Metropolitan Opera Symphony Hall Anthology Orchestral Concert Juit Jazz SUNDAY 7 05 Sunday Morning 8 05 Sunday Morning Children's Story Time 9 05 Sunday Magazine 10 03 Sunday Supplement 10 59 Time Signal 11 05 Capital Report 1203 Entertainers 2 10 Cross Country Check-Up 403 NHL 6.33 Shelock Holmes 7 03 Quebec Now 8 10 Sounds of Sport Don Hedman 6 p m.-1 a.m. DeM-0 SUNDAYS 6 a m.-i p.m. Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bob Concie) 1-2 p.m The Gasthaus Hour (German Program) 2-6 p.m Don Hedman 6 p.m.-12 midnight Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bob Concie) 11.03 12.03 530 605 800 805 9.00 9-13 10.59 1203 1.55 2.03 230 Regional Orchestra Vancouver Chamber Orchestra Gilmor's Album The Bush and the Salon Warner's Waxworks MONDAY Warm Up Eye Opener World at 8 Calgary Eye Opener World at Nine This Country Time Signal Radio Noon Stock market School Broadcast Off the Record Max Ferguson 6 30 As It Happens ONLY 3s89< PLUCfttF. Canada Dry Lo-Cal Ala Tahiti Treat Wink at all participating Daalartl DRAMA: The Magician, p.m., Ch. 13. Part I of a story about a girl who is the unwilling pawn in a fight between her mobster father and his former partners. MOVIE WESTERN: "A Fistful of 12 midnight, Ch. 7. An action-packed adventure about a man who goes into a border town and helps the oppressed. MONDAY INTERVIEW: Fred Davit, 11 a.m., Ch. 13. A humorous interview with Carol Burnett about her career. SCIENCE FICTION: "The Love 1 p.m., Ch. 13. Beings from two warring planets assume human form to fight it out and Earth is the neutral battleground. Grammy nominations announced LOS ANGELES (AP) Nominations for the music in- dustry's Grammy awards were disclosed Thursday, and among the songs nominated for record of the year was one by singer Jim Croce, who died in an airplane crash. The nomination for the song Bad, Bad Leroy Brown was one of the rare posthumous nominations made in the 16 years of awards by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The other nominees for record of the year, announced by singer Andy Williams in a news conference at the Hollywood Palladium, were Behind Closed Doors, per- formed by Charlie Rich; Kill- ing Me Softly with His Song, sung by Roberta Flack; You are the Sunshine of My Life, written and sung by Stevie Wonder, and You're So Vain, written and sung, by Carly Simon. Miss Flack, Wonder and Rich figured in several other categories of nominations, including album of the year, in which the nominees were Behind Closed Doors by Rich; The Divine Miss M, by Bette Midler; Innervisions, by Wonder; Killing Me Softly with His Song, by Miss Flack, and There Goes Simon, by Paul Simon. The winners for 1973 will be announced on a television special program scheduled for March 2. Jay Cooper, president of the Los Angeles chapter, noted that the year's nominations showed a trend to no longer classify music in tight categories such as country and Western or rhythm and blues. CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevlslon Ch. 6) SATURDAY NIGHT 5-00 Bugs Bunny 6.00 NHL 8.30 Smgalong Jubilee Movie1 Jayne Eyre News Provincial Affairs News Music Machine Movie Pride and Passion SUNDAY Niven Miller 9.00 Oral Roberts N.F.B. Happy Hour Bible Club 10.00 Faith For Today Cross Roads 11.00 Puckett General Store Claire Olson Spider Man Safety Round Up District 7 Country Canada Reach For The Top Wildlife Unlimited -Its Your World Sunday Hour Youth Confrontation A1WV74- i 5-00 Musib to See -The Irish Rovers Disney 7.00 Beachcombers Waltons Dick Van Dyke 9-00 The Collaborators Market Place Ombudsman News Nations Business News Sunday Hour Movie: Fist Full of Dollars MONDAY Pmnochio 6-30 Secrets of the Kitchen Farm and City Today The Wizard of Oz 7 30 Mon Giant s.oo Uncle Bobby 8 30 Ed Allen Polka Dot Door 9 30 New Horizons 10.00 Alberta Schools 10 30 Mr Dress Up 11.00 Sesame Street 12.00 Dale Harney Show 12.30 Truth of Consequences Lets Make a Deal General Hospital Our Town Take 30 Edge of Night Family Court Drop In v Hollywood Squares CFCN-TV Lethbrldge ChMinal 13 (Cabtovlslon Ch. 4) SATURDAY NIGHT News Oil Report Kingo Bingo Banjo Parlour Police Surgeon Under Sea World of Jacques Cousteau 9-00 Everything Goes 10 30 Sing a Good Song 11-00 News News Know Your Sports 12 00 Double Bill. 1 Funeral in Berlin 2 Casanova SUNDAY 8-25 Thought for Day 8 30 University of Air 9 00 Day of Discovery 9.30 To You With Love 10.00 4-H Clubtlme 10.30 Window on Britain 11.00 On The me 11 30 Rural Report 12.00 Rex Humbard 1.00 Market Place 1.30 Travel 74 2-00 Rev Solbrekken 2.30 Pentecost Presents Horst Koehler 3.30 Eccentric Circle 4.00 Garner Ted Armstrong 4.30 Question Period Untamed World Movie: A Cold Night's Death The Brady Bunch Sonny and Cher Witness to Yesterday The Magician W5 News News Oil Report 11-30 In Conservation 12-00 Merv Griffin MONDAY Thought for Day 6 00 University of the Air 6-30 Yoga 7-00 Canada A.M. 8-30 Romper Room 9-00 This Week 9 15 Parlons Francais 9-30 Polka Dot Door 10-00 Lifestyle 1030 Pay Cards 11 00 Fred Davis Show 11.30 Beat The Clock 1200 Buckshot 1230 Flintstones Movie: The Love War 2 30 Somerset 3.00 Another World 3.30 What's the Good Word 4.00 Anything You Can Do 4 30 Mod Squad 5.30 Doctor in the House News Ian Tyson KMTV Qraat Palls Channel 3 (Cablevlslon Ch. 9) SATURDAY 4.00 Barnaby Jones 5.00 Lawrence Welk 6.00 Mary Tyler Moore 6 30 Adam 12 700 Movie The Arrangement 9 30 News Carol Burnett SUNDAY Hair Bear Bunch Amazing Chan Lamp Unto My Feet Day of Discovery Kathryn Kuhlman Face of the Nation Consultation Meet the Press Sports Spectacular N.B.A. Basketball 2.00 Best in Basketball T.B.A Sixty Minutes Magician 5-00 Flip Wilson World of Disney 7-00 Mystery Movie Lotsa Luck 9.30 Chase 1000 News 1045 Travelure MONDAY 5.15 Our World 5.45 Salute Agriculture 6.00 Today Show 7.00 Today in Montana Pyramid 800 Gambit 8-30 Hollywood Squares Jackpot Price is Right 10 00 Jeopardy 10.30 As The World Turns Days of our Lives 11.30 Doctors 12.00 Another World 12.30 New Match Game 1.00 Secret Storm 1.30 Mike Douglas 3 00 Joker s Wild 330 News 4-00 News 4-30 News KFM Qraat Palls Channel 8 (Cablevlslon Ch. 11) SATURDAY NIGHT 4-00 Star Trek Sonny and Cher Partidge Family 6-30 Movie. Skyway to Death 8 00 Owen Marshall 9 00 News 9-15 Dean Martin 1015 News 1030 Changing Times 11 00 Roller Garros SUNDAY 5 30 Farm News 600 Closeup 6 30 Meet a Friend 7 00 Revival Fires 7 30 Gospel Hour 8 30 Make A Wish 9 00 Kid Power 9 30 Osmonds 10 00 H R Pufnstuf 10 30 This Is The Life 11 00 NFL-AFC-NFC Pro Bowl 2 00 Dean Martin Open 3 30 News Close-Up 4 00 Wild Kingdom 4 30 Bobby GoldSDoro 5 00 T B A 6-00 by 7.00 Movie For A Few Dollars More 9 00 News 9.15 Bob Newhart 9 45 Good Old Nashville Music 1015 News 1030 Insight MONDAY 5 55 Farm News 6.00 Captain Kangaroo 7 00 Morning News 8.00 Audrey 8 30 Jack LaLanne 9 00 Young and the Restless 9 30 Search for Tomorrow 1000 All my Children 10 30 Let's Make a Deal 11 00 Newly Wed Game 11 30 News 1200 General Hospital 1230 One Life 1 00 Love American Style 1.30 Dinah's Place 2 00 Three on a Match 2 30 Girl in My Life 3 00 Split Second 3 30 Brady Bunch 4 00 Password 430 News 500 News ;