^Country singer to perform tonight '' I' 0 , ir Ryl enny Young aboul a year ago, when she in recorded "I Wanna Gel To ., i:,, th TMgh ihe song she forgfll the words. v, at lhe age of 2J, LaCosla has3been nominated for the "WestPromising Female Arlist Â°V'h e Year" award by the Â·VfijUfsni}- of Country Music and nÂ«jfirst album. Â·Â·( Wanna Gel TotVou" is raled as number six in^he nalion on the ^nunlry music fans will have a 0l crmnce to hear LaCosla's bran* of singing tonight when 5m?U|ipoars in concerl wilh 16- ycar-|jld country ' music slar Tajjy.a, Tucker at the Western Idphiv.Fairgrounds. tfnnya Tucker, who has some sixfold records lo her credil, rejjfirijfed "Delta Dawn" when sKtMvas only 13. The song went to litop of the counlry charts anil the young vocalisl has been nkin'g musical history ever Si Â¥r^t' Tfijhghl's concert will also be a Sjo.r|;pf musical family reunion because Tanya Tucker and LaCosla are sislers. "This will be^jiur first tour together in a longtime." LaCosla said during a telephone interview wilh (his newspaper "We've done a few individual shows together, bul IhpBqise performance will be the.first in lhe lour we're going Are : there ever any problems wheroyou are just beginning in coufilfy music and 'your kid sislBr'jis Ihe holiest slar in Ihe Â·^Veji," LaCosla explained, "We're really close so jealousy or '-rivalry has never been a problem. When she got started and^dfd so well with 'Delta Daw.V 1 was really overwhelmed and terribly happy for "Caler, when I recorded im firsVfecori! and the album did wolf v Â§he Â« p as excited for me," she^a'id. "In fact. I Ihink we promole each other, even more than'wt promote for ourselves." LSrisla w e n t professional her and she will complete another album in February. After lhe first allempl oil the radio talent show at age four, LaCosla went on lo sing in other talenl contests and placed in local beauty pageanls/She won a music scholarship to lhe University of Arizona (or music anil later graduated from Cochise College. She moved (o Phoenix and won the lille of "Miss Counlry Music Phoenix." "1 always sang. Tanya and 1 used to sing together al dances around our home, and our brother managed us. It was good practice. After I got out of college ! worked as a medical records technician for about a year, bul I really didn'l like il." "Daddy (Beau Tucker is Ihe personal manager for bolh Tanya and LaCosla I was managing Tanya and she was doing really well. 1 told him I wanled to do something else and he said he would like to manage me if I'd be interested in singing." LaCosta said. LaCosta originally went by the stage name of LaCosta Darrell i her husband is pilot Darrell Sorensoni bul later decided to drop the last name. "LaCosta is an easy name to remember," she noted. "In some ways Tanya's success might have helped me," LaCosta said. "Daddy knew a lol aboul Ihe business by the time I started a year ago. But mosl people don't even know thai Tanya and I are related. A lot of disc jockeys have lotd me they were playing my music long before they knew about Ihe family ties." "Then loo, when someone goes in and pays S5or $6 for your record album. Ihey are buying il for the music you do. not who your relatives are," LaCosla explained. "No matter who your family is, people jusl won't spend money lo hear you unless they know you can sing." Tanya and LaCosla ha-, different vocal styles, even though bolh specialize in country music. "Tanya bases her show on the 'Elvis' type thing. She does some of his songs and has a real fast-moving show. I'm more contemporary country. I sing more slow or smoother songs--things by Anne Murray. Olivia Newton-John and (hat type of thing." Traveling around the country for fairs and concerts has a lot of bonuses, according to LaCosla. "While other people have to go lo a lol of trouble lo save money and plan a vacation lo go lo. say, Disneyworld. 1 get paid lo go there and sing. You gel lo meet some awfullly gnod people too." Since LaCosta is (he supporting act in lhe luur. she will perfonn with Tanya's band. LaCosta "Thai is kind of hard sometimes-it is really difficult for a band lo play for all the diffcrcnl artists on (he show. They play things Tanya's style, and rightly so." "But when you have your own band, il is easier to perfect lhe timing in your act. gel (he lighling perfect and things just go heller," LaCosla said. "I'm getting together musicians now and hope lo get thai sorl of band going soon." LaCosla will make her firsl television appearance Feb. 27. when she appears on lhe Academy of Country Music Awards Program. She will sing "Love Train," her second single release, that wenl lo number Ibree in the nalion. Tha television program will h another family affair. LaCosl; is up for I hi- "Mosl Promising I'Yuialc Arlist" award am Tanya has been nominated fo lhe "Best 1-Vmalc Artist of tin Year" award. "Kor now I'm jusl waiting I see what will happen," LaCosL said. "My new album will b released the first of March antt jusl did a new single, "He Too me For A Hide." II hasn'l bee reviewed yet, so I'm anxious l see how il does." "And righl now I'm lookin forward lo coming lo Idaho, she said. "I hear its really prell Ibcre when it snows..." Voluntary |jPr~ Action Corner AS' .AUGUST wedding is being planned by Judy Dawn fdiracc and Larry A. Darker, according to her parents, Mr. aftf Mrs. Cecil 0. Horrace. Nampa, Miss Horrace is a graduate of Nampa Senior High School and is employed al thSSS'ampa-l.and Title Inc. Darker, lhe son of Mr. and Mrs. Girth L. Harkor, is a graduate of Nampa Digh School and is aliening the University of Idaho. '..' [fhapin Photo) CALDWELL -The Voluntary Action Cenler. serving Nampa and Caldwell. has been asked by several local agencies anil organizations lo help fill some urgent needs. These needs cover a variety of areas from aclual volunteer assistance lo material supplies. Should you or your group be interested in providing any assistance, please call (he Voluntary Action Cenler al 4541662. .Material Needs Foodstuffs, especiallj 1 canned goods, are needed lo acl as emergency supplies lo be distributed al various limes to needy individuals and families on short notice. A local non-profit organization which provides housing assistance for shorl-term emergency situations, requires beds and bedding supplies of all types. Volunteer Needs Tulors are needed in lhe Nampa area lo aid adulls in reading skills. Persons wishing lo volunteer on a one-to-one basis arc needed lo acl in big brother and friendship roles for younger persons. An indoor sports program for Ihe handicapped -needs-the assistance of adulls lo serve as advisors and aides in Ihe Canyon County area. Adults wishing lo serve as 4-H Guest professor teaches at Co/I leaders are also needed in Hie Nampa area. For more in formation please contac! Hector Vargas al '1674502. Tninsnorlatioa needs continue lo remain of imp'orlnnce especially in lhe Nampa area Volunteer assistance is required to lake persons shopping, lo lhe doctor, etc.. CALDWELL - D a n Goodman, assistant professor of hiochemislry al The College of Great Falls, Great Falls, Montana is spending two weeks al The College of Idaho as a guesl lecturer in biochemislry. During lhe special six-week winter term al lhe C of f, Iwo guest lecturers have been used, introducing students lo varied approaches and emphases in two differenl courses. Kiochcmislry for upper division chemistry majors and a freshman course for science majors tilled "Chemislry for Biological Systems" have been laughl by Goodman, who followed Uogcr Lewis, a research chemist from the University of Nevada. Ueno. Doll) Goodman and Lewis are experienced in biochemislry and arc using lexis by several experts. The freshman course text isaulhnred by a Nobel Prize winner. rrr rrrrn SCHOOL]] LUNCH MENUS -The Nampa Public Sthooljjystcm announces the (ijllowjng school lunch menu for the weefc of Jan. 27 through 31. Milk vrfl) he served with all ncals-'afld unscheduled changes may be necessary. Mojifjay: Spanish rice, cabbage sjaY- apple wedge, chilled sliced.,Â·peaches, cornhread and honey huller. C.3*' Tuesday: Koasl pork and gravv^Wasticd potatoes, carrol slicks^pears in orange juice, peanut iutlor sandwich. Weasesday: Surprise hamburgers, buttered corn, carrot slicksj^range. Thursday: Rurritos, later lots, carrot sticks, apple sauce, hread and miller Friday: ChickflHTla King, over cheese biscuits, hullered peas, cranberry sauce, fresh apple. DIAMOND SET 14K GOLD BRACELET WATCHES REDUCED 30% FULL CARAT DIAMOND WATCH, Reg. 695.00 486.50 1/2 CARAT DIAMOND WATCH, Reg. 450.00 335.00 24 DIAMONDS grace this BRACELET WATCH, Reg. 399.00 288.00 14K GOLD BRACELET WATCH, Reg. 375.00 262.50 14K YELLOW GOLD BRACELET WATCH, Reg, 300.00 210.00 MANY MORE! Hurry Â· Safe Ends January list. HAMILTON JEWELERS ART PEARSON Owner-Manager 118-12th Avenue South 466-1471 the family today Tin' Idaho Free Press, Saturday, January 25, )97i-Â» Charil y dance planned lonight at Melba High MKI.I1A - The Melba Community Auction will sponsor lhe annual charily dance tonight from D -p.m. -to I a.m. al the Melba High School gym. Music will be by "Gentle- Ben." The informal dance is open lo the public al a cosl of 55 per I'ouplcvvilhal! proceeds going lo various charities. Door prizes will also be awarded. 7-anle currants are not true currants. They are raisins made from Zanlc Corinth grapes. karcher mall four part vacation plans Focus on fashion that goes everywhere. Uptown or country casual. All together. Like RK Originals' four piece wardrobers. Shell goes under polyester jac wilh pants or soft skirt. In soft tones of brown. 8-16. Ensemble: $81.
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