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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THI iCTHMIDOi HHtALO TuMday, II, 1973 We are Moving! SPROUUT Our New Address 543 30th St. North P.O. Box 941 EFFECTIVE JULY 1st, _ 1973 ro ao 2 FlRFHALl. dealing Supply PHONE Dares only one place to get a new fail pipe or muffler and dots at MINUTE MUFFLER INSTALLATIONS 3rd and 4lh St. S. OaHy a.m. 6 p.m. LEFT: The Royal Albertans performed at the Henderson lake Pavilion during the 1920s and 1930s. Plink and Plunk revive memories of big band era By HERB LEGG Herald Staff Writer Two members of the first or- chestra to play the airwaves of Radio CJOC in 1927-28 are back on the Lethbridge band- stand again. Jack Patey, master of the honfcy piano, and Doug Priest- ley, Southern Alberta's answer to banjoist Eddy Peabody, have teamed up to provide a toe- tapping trip down memory lane. Looking back to the days of early radio, Jack recalls CJOC first broadcast his syncopated rhythm over 50 watt transmit- ters. Today, billed as Plink and Plunk three nights a week in the College Mall Cafeteria, Jack and Doug have asembled their dusty manuscripts for a whole new generation of music- lovers. They offer about 200 to 300 selections nightly. Jack alone can provide up to piano numbers ranging from classic Dixieland to blues. And the life of a musician in the 1920s and 1930s, up early days of the Secom War, was pretty activ Jack and Doug used I el by car (a Hudson an early Pontiac or a through Southern Albert the Crowsnest Pass, through the East Kooter up Kootenay Lake to B.C. Jack and Doug have with bands ranging fn Rocky Mountain Rambl< the Whiz Bangs to mo tere groups such as King adiens and the Jack He chestra. In 1930, they perforn the Waterton Lakes Pav warming up audiences arrival of Mart Kenny i Western Gentlemen a y( er. For those band buffs i member the hey days Trianon Ballroom in "do1 Lethbridge, for those like to recall how mu a tuneful night on the to be, Jack and Doug are for you. Memories Doug Priestly (left) and Jack Patey draw on a Ion; of musical memories whenever they perform as the be piano duet, Plink and Plunk. Gttifccial CLINIC' STOCKYARDS LETHBRIDGE Phont Daily t a.m. 10 a.m. 327-8H2 MAINE-ANJOU CHIANINA COVINO IH S1O FEftREKO......SI! Semen Available From All Breeds ;