Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 10, 1976 · Page 31
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Wed., March 19,1976 OREELEY (Colo.) TKIBUNE 31 Four singing groups wind up [/JVC winter concert season 'Sills and Burneff of the Met' Carol Burnett, left, and opera star Beverly Sills belt out a number at New York's Metropolitan Opera House during rehearsal for the CBS special "Sills and Burnett at the Met." The show is scheduled for airing around Thanksgiving Day. (AP Wirephoto) Big star Lynn Anderson prefers time at home By EL1ZARETII A. HARRIS NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UPI) Blonde and beautiful Lynn Anderson is a rarity in the entertainment business. One of country music's biggest female stars, she turns down a lot of offers, club dates and concert tours and refuses to go out on the road hyping herself "like a commodity or a piece of plastic." She prefers to spend her time WE DELIVER PIZZA Spaghetti Ravioli CABLES END with her husband, Glenn Sutton, their 5-year-old daughter, Lisa, and her 10 a Ward-winning quarter horses stabled near their Nashville home. "The entertainment business as a whole is really an unrealistic way to live. I convinced myself several years ago after running myself ragged on the road that you could kill yourself. 1 ended up in the hospital a couple of times with physical exhaustion and malnutrition from eating junk. "And I thought, hey, I'm not very old and I could die from this." She had visited Nashville with her parents when she was 18 and cut a record for a lark. One thing led to another and soon she had a recording contract and was twirling a parasol on the Lawrence Welk Show, singing the only country music songs on network television. Then, after several hit songs on the country charts "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" crossed over onto the pop charts in 1971. Dean Martin called, Johnny Carson called. There were Las Vegas shows, promotional lours and every major network variety show wanted the honey-haired singer. Life became very hectic. "I'd had maybe 10 number one country records before 'Rose Garden' and we had tried to gel on the Carson show and stuff. Couldn't do it. We'd done Mike Douglas, Mm Griffin, but the big network shows were elusive. Then 'Rose Garden 1 hit and those same people -- who weren't in two months ago Top Ten records Catch a 6 Fish Fillets 16 Peg Legs Fryes for Four or Fryes for Four Keg of Slaw Keg of Slaw or 3 Fish Fillets 8 Peg Legs Fryes for Four Keg of Slaw Mix or match meals that feed four for $5.55 c Long John§ilver's: SEAFOOD SHOPPES 2435 W. Tenth St. (Across from "Ted Chefs") Best-selling records of the week based on Cashbox Magazine's nationwide survey: "Love Machine," Miracles "All By Myself," Eric Carmen "Theme from S.W.A.T.," Rhythm Heritage "5t) Ways To Leave Your Lover," Paul Simon "Take It To The Limit," Eagles "Lonely Night," Captain Tennille "Dream Weaver," Gary Wright "December 1963," Four Seasons "Fanny," Bee Gees "Love Hurts," Nazareth Best-selling country-Western records based on Cashbox Magazine's nationwide survey: "Remember Me," Willie Nelson "Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life," Moe Bandy "The Roots Of My Raising," Merle Haggard "Faster Horses;" Tom Hall "Motels and Memories,"T.G. Sheppard "Standing Room Only," Barbara Mandrel! "Good Hearted Woman," Waylon Jennings "Since I Fell For You," Charlie Rich "Somebody Loves You," Crystal Gayle "Broken Lady," Larry Gatlin Attention, all /ozz foyers Jazz lovers have a special treat in store for them when KRMA-TV 6 and radio station KADX (105.1 FM) simulcast the 1916 Down Beat Reader's Poll Awards on Thursday, March 25, at 9 p.m. This first televised presentation of the Down Beat Reader's Poll Awards brings together 13 of the world's best jazz musicians for an hour of solo and ensemble playing. To fully enjoy this musical experience, it is suggested listeners turn down television sound, turn up radio volume -and take full advantage of the clean, pure FM sound. The poll winners, jazz giants 356-7500 204 E. 18TH STREET, GREELEY 4 all, span several decades of music. Legendary tenor saxophonist Sonny Hollins was winning Critic's Poll in the 50s while bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke celebrates his third consecutive victory at age 23. Hosts of the program are Chick Corea, a current Grammy Award winner, and Quincy J o n e s , w o r l d - r e n o w n e d arranger and composer. RUSSIAN POP CANNES. France (UPI) Russian pop music was performed outside of the U.S.S.R. for the first time when two popular music groups and two soloists appeared here at a convention of record and music publishers. The Pesniary Group kicked off the entertainment with a selection of White Russian folk songs arranged in modern rock rhythms, together with a group of contemporary songs. Most of the Pesniary's repertoire is composed and arranged by leader Vladimir Mouliavine. Members of the group are in their 20s and began performing together in 1972. MOVIE AWARDS HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - The movie academy voted special achievement awards for visual and sound effects to "The Hindenburg." when we called -- started calling me. "It was really an eyeopener. And I began to really look at things. It's not who you are or even what you do. I'd been singing the same sort of thing for three or four years .and all of a sudden it was acceptable just because it was on the pop charts. "I figured, okay, folks, just as soon as I stop hitting the pop charts they are not going to speak to me." About that time she began saying no to her agent when he called with an offer or a concert date. Her husband, who is a songwriter and produces her records, also sat down with her to look hard at the dollars and cents of being a superstar. "If you look at it from a tax angle, it doesn't make sense to work clay and night. I get into a tax bracket where 1 was working half the lime for the government. Here I was working 200 days a year, where if 1 worked 100 days a year, I would make more money." Her record sales have dropped, she said. "But so have everyone else's. Record sales are now down so badly because the economy is bad and people just don't have the money to buy records. And the price of records has increased." "I used to get so worked up about how I was doing in relation to what other artists were doing. You get worried not about youself, about your own excellence but about beating the other guy. "And that's no way to be." By UNC News Service Four University of Norhtern Colorado singing groups will wind up the winter quarter concert season tonight and tomorrow with events at Foundation Hall. On Wednesday the Men's Varsity Glee Club under the leadership of Glen McCune, and the Women's Concert Choir under the direction of Jeffrey Claus will perform beginning at 8:15 p.m. Then on Thursday an additional division of the Women's Concert Choir under the direction of James Lee Bell, and the coed University Chorus conducted by Thomas L. Allen will perform beginning at 8:15 p.m. Both concerts are free and open to the public. The Varsity Glee Club will perform a series of well-known pieces to open the Wednesday evening concert. Included in the performance will be "With a Voice of Singing," "Michael, Row the Boat Ashore," "What Wondrous Love Is This," "Lack was Every Inch a Sailor," and "Good Night, Ladies." The Glee Club performance will include "The Blue Tail Fly," and feature solos by Alan Farmer and Stephen Parkinson. The Women's Concert Choir will provide the second portion of the evening and offer a bit heavier program including numbers by Handel, Brahms, and Schubert. The program will include "Pange, Lingua," a plainchant; "0 Lovely Peace, with Plenty Crown'd," from "Judas Maccabaeus," by Handel; "Pastoral," by Hoist; :'Tan- turn Ergo," by Faure: "Three Love Songs," and "Ave Maria," by Brahms; and conclude with "The Lord Is My Shepherd," by Schubert. Adifferent group will make up the Women's Concert Choir Thursday evening and will lead off the concert. The choir's program will include "Confitemini Domino," by Constanlini; Bach's ' 'Liebster Herr Jest;'' four selections from Knight Vernon's "Haiku West," including "Magical Nature," "Winter Show," "A Tiny Cell," and "Noise;" and conclude the program with two selections from Ned Rorem's "Five Prayers for the young." The University Chorus will include in its program "Sing Unto God," "Let Down Ihe Bars. 0 Death." "Were You There?" "Ballad of Brotherhood." f e a t u r i n g soprano Karen Buch as soloist. "The Last Words of David." "The Way of Jehovah." "The Lord is My Shepherd," "0 Come Let Us Sing," and an Easter cantata. Don Stroud will star in "To Steal The Sun," a 90 minute MGM movie for ABC-TV. Benefit for Natl. Heart Fund Sponsored by the Does the Elks MAR. 11--at the Elks Club 5:30 p.m. -- Dinner Style Show --Tickets $5.50 Style Show Only --$2.50 Contact a Doe or Elk for Ticket Information MAC'S BIG DIP HOMEMADE ICE CREAM 102028th Ave. Come to the Family Place! 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