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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 2, 1983, Tokyo, JapanFriday september 2, 1983 n v Pacific stars and stripes. R j t personalities 13 Peter Paul Mary m Usi dans with timeless music by Susan Goldfarb United press International san Francisco interviewing Peter Paul and Mary whose Folk music is part of american musical history is like visiting old friends. On a recent trip to san Francisco the Down to Earth musicians who Are known for such timeless tunes As puff the magic dragon and Blowin in the wind.," talked of their feelings about the songs they sing and where they sing them. In Between their musings Peter Yarrow wanted to play cocktail party games. Mary travers wanted to go downtown shopping and Noel Paul Stookey wanted to go to the movies. In a City filled with some of the world s Best restaurants Peter Paul and Mary agreed they did t want to spend hours Over an elaborate Din Ner. Instead they asked where they might pick up some Good chinese food. They joked about where they re from and where they re going Stookey breaking into a Maine accent to mimic the people in his Home state. They Are grass roots people and grass roots people reflect their feel Ings in grass roots music. Every song is particular to the moment Yarrow said. It s a ques Tion of really living it right there and it s always i try never to sing by Rote but to really ask myself each line travers said of Blowin in the it s impossible to answer As you re sing ing but it allows you to re evaluate the there is nothing More tailor made to the grass roots movement than grass roots music and that s Folk music she said. The meaning of a song is a wonderful fabric that s gone through 17 different people s Patchwork the three agreed that today s youth like the youth of the 1960s, responds to Liberal causes with action and with music. What happened in the 70s was an exhaustion and despair that dreams would not be realized Yarrow said. Now in the 80s, there s really a consciousness that we re in jeopardy. The Bottom line has reached people in a personal Way and the exhaustion has been allowed to Peter out and the depletion is worn he said High school and College students enjoy the music of Peter Paul and Mary As Well As the new wave music which he finds exit High school and College students love the music now and they love the music of the 60s, and they regard the 70s As a wasteland he said. Stookey elaborated there s something about electrical instruments a distancing that happens in relation to volume. You can Only turn an electric guitar Down so far. Acoustic music has a calming the typical Peter Paul and Mary audience spans four generations a reality which Stookey said keeps the music generation ally you Don t exclude anybody he said. We Are concerned with the integration of a person with society As a the group which broke up in 1970 and reunited in 1977 to perform two benefits now plays 30 to 50 concerts Peter Paul and Mary acknowledge it s unlikely they la Ever split up again a year. With timeless music like theirs they acknowledge it is unlikely they la Ever split up again. We realized that this was fun and More than fun it seemed to have a purpose Stookey said. After the reunion there was not an Over whelming sense of commitment that there was in the 1960s. It did t have to be families go hang and we could be together until our Teeth fall = people = getting into Small town part Pontiac 111. A actress Jamie Lee Curtis worries that people in this Central Illinois Community expect her to drive around wearing Leopard skin just because she s a movie Star but that s not who i the 24-year-old daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh arrived Early to prepare herself for filming Grandview Usa a Light comedy Romance about the owner of a demolition Derby played by Curtis a High school valedictorian and a demolition Derby Driver. I m Here two weeks Early to meet people to drive the streets of Pontiac Curtis said. Every Day i m getting closer to the wearing Blue jeans sandals and a Long sleeved to shirt she went into a local restaurant. She said she was worried she would t appear glamorous or flashy enough to satisfy the image people have of Hollywood stars. Curtis first Purchase in town was an old Chevrolet Complete with rust spots and Illinois License plates. Actor Troy Donahue will have a supporting role in the film but the names of the two male stars have not been announced. Kennedy won t be charged Anchorage Alaska a neither sen. Edward Kennedy nor his 16-year-old son Pat Rick will be charged with a crime for removing a Walrus Tusk from a state wildlife Refuge a District attorney says. The District attorney s office has concluded that no criminal violation took place said District attorney Vic Krumm. He said that while removing the 24-Inch Tusk from a Beach on round Island on aug. 15 violated terms of a permit that allowed Ken Nedy s party to visit the strictly controlled Refuge the Massachusetts Democrat had re turned the Ivory to Alaska. Stars plea for film company London a film stars Glenda Jackson Julie Christie and Alan Bates were among entertainers who appealed to the government tuesday to revamp Britain s state funded film financing company. We All believe passionately and urgently in the importance of film production both As a National economic asset and As a manifestation of our country s cultural and imaginative health said a letter published in the times of London and signed by 36 British stars. The letter said subsidies and tax incentives to filmmakers Are not enough. Though Many films Are made Here they Are financed by Money from offshore tax havens or the United states it said. British filmmakers Are not lame dogs it said. They represent an asset of proven Talent vitality and profitability which it is Folly to sell off to America at bargain Lancaster recovering fast los Angeles a Burt Lancaster is not marching up and Down the aisles yet but he s progressing so Well from his quadruple bypass heart surgery that he s still scheduled to begin a new film next month. The 69-year-old actor Winner of an Oscar in 1960 for his portrayal of an evangelist in Elmer Gantry underwent the operation at Cedars Sinai medical Center. He has been moved out of the cardiac in Tensive care unit where he has been since the surgery his Secretary Sandie Wisenthal said. He had gotten out of bed and walked to the chair. He s not marching up and Down the aisles yet but they Are real pleased with his hell be in the Hospital another 10 Days to two weeks she added. Lancaster plans to begin filming a Dino Delaurentiis film called fire starter in october in North Carolina. Travolta s new Way to relax fort Wayne ind. A actor John Travolta who has logged More than 1,000 hours behind the controls of his twin engine Cessna has a new aircraft to help him relax a 15-year old Lockheed Jet Star Worth $1.5 million. Jim Kelley owner of Jim Kelley Buick and consolidated airways a firm specializing in Industrial air plane sales declined monday to say How much the 29-year-old actor paid for the 10-passenger Jet. I be wanted to Fly since i was 5 years old said Travolta who has had a Pilot s License for years. It s an escape from the pressures of acting i he said hell use the Jet Star during a euro Pean tour to promote his newest movie staying

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