Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 30, 1974 · Page 89
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June 30, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 89

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JulvO CHARLESTON «OS-tv CBS HUNTINCTON WSAMV NBC HUNTINCTON «HTN-TV ABC OAK HILL WOAV-TV ABC BLUEFIELD AHIS-Tv NBC liOANOKE WDJB-TV CBS ROANOKE WSLVTV NBC CLARKSBURG WBOV-TV NBC . WTAP-TV NBC I HUNT1NGTON WMUL-TV 1 C8SEEN Morning 6:30® Now O Kentucky Afield 7:00® Insight © Treehouse Club D In Touch 7:30©Saturday Report ® Uncle Hank ® Lidsville ® KFD 12 © Speed Buggy CD Cartoons O Osmonds 8:00 OS)©© Lidsville ® Vision On © CD Hair Bear Bunch 8) CD Bugs Bunny 8:30O®®©©Addams Family © CD Sabrina ID (D Yogi's Gang CD Misterogers 9:00©®® ED ©Emer- gency plus Four ©CDScoobyDo ID QD Super Friends ® Sesame Street 9:30 O-® ® © © Inch High Private Eye 10:00 © ® ® © © Sigmund Sea Monsters ©CD My Favorite Martians . ' ' · QD® Lassie's Rescue' Rangers ® Electric Co. 10:30 © ® © © © Pink . Panther 0 CD Jeanie (B®Gool)er Ghost Chasers ; ; ® Misterogers 11:00 © ® © © © Star Trek CD Speed Buggy © Abbott Costello ' · ' (D QD' Brady Kids . ® Sesame Street 11:30(5)®©© Butch Cassidy O CD 0 ® Mission Magic Afternoon 12:00 O ® ® © © Jetsons Q CD Pebbles Bam Bam (D ® Superstar Movie QD Electric Co. 12:30 O ® ® ® © Western Open Golf O CD Fat Albert CD Sesame Street 1:00 © Wrestling O CD Festival (E) ® Bandstand 1:30(3) Electric Co. 2:00 O ® ® ©©Major League Baseball O Viewpoint . CD "A Private Affair" ® "The Golden Falcon" 03 Flintstones CD Zoom 2:30 Q Arthur Smith . Q) Kentucky Afield CD Electric Company 3:00 QTBA ©Fishing. . CD Hodgepodge Lodge 3:30 CD This Is the Life © Anything You Can Do ® "Caesar the Conqueror" CD Naturalists , Sturfay PARTRIDGE FAMILY.(Repeat). Shirley has to intervene when Danny's dieting and Reuben's giving up smoking turns them-and the family --- into : nervous wrecks. 8 p.m. ABC © 3) MASH. (Repeat). Hawkeye is promoted to chief surgeon over the executive officer, Maj. Frank Burns, and the repercussions bring Gen. ^Barker to investigate. 8:30 p.m. CBS. O CD MARY TYLER MOORE. (Repeat). Mary continues-to date a man much younger than she is, although Rhoda and the staff at the television station caution her that seven years can make a big difference, when.it's the woman who is older. Peter ^Strauss is featured. 9 p.m. CBS. a CD BOB NEWHART. (Repeat). Hoping to make a contribution to society, Bob offers his psychological Counselling services free to a parolee who had been convicted of armed robbery. 9:30 p.m. CBS. Q CD OWEN MARSHALL. (Repeat). "The Prowler." A woman is charged with murder after evidence indicates she may have learned of her husband's love affair with a nightclub singer. 10 p.m. ABC.C® BARNABY JONES. (Repeat. Glen Corbett guest stars as an ex-football player who finds himself wedged between Jones and a blackmailer, after he has his rich wife murdered and then shoots the killer. 10 p.m CBS. ©CD 4:00 0 © Tennis Classic © Farmer's Daughter O Wildlife Theater CD Earthkeeping 4:30© Survival ©Swing Skills CD Man Builds. Man Destroys 5 : 00 O ® ® O © Wimble- ton Open O Wrestling . g) Great Mysteries © ® Wide World of Sports @ Bit With Knit ® What's the Big Idea 5:30 O Let's Garden CD Other People, Other Places Evening 6 : 00 ©CD Local News 9 Yoga You ® Sinners 6:30 O ® ® Q) © Network News O Beverly Hillbillies © Reasoner Report ® Hock Concert * 9 Zoom 7:00 Q Thrillseekers ® @ 0 Q D Hee Haw ® Wait Till- Your Father Gets Home ' © © Lawrence Welk Q Catch 33 · (EBook Beat 7:30® NFL Highlights^' ; O Bobby Goldsboro ^ 9 Course of Our Times' ® Music of the People H:OOO®(H)(S)Emer- ; gency . , © Look at the Book 0® All In the Family © d) i Par tridge Family ©Book Beat ® Lord of the Universe (5:30.0 CD MASH © Pirates vs. Houston. : . © ® "Haunts .of the Rich'V ' - · ' S3 Lord of the Universe ' 9':00\j©,CD" Mary Tyler '·'.- /Moore '.·' ' .'· ' ·-'."·. ' · ' . = ' ·'"The Way, West" ®©(g) "A Thousand 'Clowns".' ;@j Davjd Susskind . .9:300© Bob Newhart 9 "The Beloved Rogue" :10":000 CD Barnaby Jones ' · " ; . © ® Owen Marshall 1 1": 00 0 CD Local 1 news weather, sports . © Network News © Midnight Special ® Wrestling . © Janaki 11:30© ® ® m Local news; weather, sports 0 Movie CD "Rampage" © "The Monolith Mons ter" "The Missing Guest" 1 1 :45 © "30 Winchesters'for El Diablo" 12 :OOO "Come September" ® Midnight Special © "Guns of Batasi" ® Local News 12:30 ® "Mourning Be- Freakshow Collage quartet tops as local entertainers By J. P. Rool Once upon a time there was a young man named Bob Thompson who came-down from New York to attend West Virginia State College. He liked the area, found a woman he loved and married, and settled here, forming a band called the Bob Thompson Trio. It was a jazz-like, little combo that played in the area and recorded an album that is no longer available, unless you can talk Thompson out of one. The Bob Thompson Trio added a bass player and then they were four. Then Thompson left, spending a year in St. Louis and the band was the Jim Martin Trio. (It featured a pianist named Bobbie Cole who can now be heard at the Captain's Lounge.) Then Thompson returned, and they couldn't call it the Bob Thompson'Trio "(or Quartet) or .the Jim Martin Trio (or Quartet), so they thought up a new name, Collage. ; This, excellent little .band^ is now house band at the Top .of the Inn here in Charleston, and no matter who the featured performer may be, these musicians make .the show. ; When singer Terri Baker appeared at the club recently, she praised the high musical standard of the band. "With musicians like that behind you," she said, "you don't have to worry. I'.ve played a lot of dates with lots of bands, and these guys are among the best." Collage consists of Thomp- son on piano and organ, Martin on bass, Vince Lewis (who also teaches at Morris H a r v e y ) on guitar, and Frank Thompson on drums. They've been together in one form or another for about six years. There are a couple of unusual aspects to the Collage performance. One is the. strange looking drum set used by Frank Thompson. It is a Trixon set and the bass drum has a flat bottom. Bob Thompson says the German company produced drums in several styles a few years back, but none caught on. The main advantage to this drum, he says, is that there's room enough for two bass drum pedals on one head, making two basses unnecessary. Of course, purchasing a new head poses problems. Another unusual aspect is the high quality of the music produced by the band and the seeming lack of approval from Top of the Inn audiences. · "I guess part of that's our fault," Thompson says. "Most of the time, like during the week, we play to bus- iessmen, who come here to kinda unwind, and we just play the music and don't say too much. We don't communicate with them, so they don't react." The band does a dance set before the featured entertainer's first set and another before the final show. Does it bother him when there's no applause? "All the time," he responded- "A lot of 'em sit there and they think, 'I ought to applaud,' I mean, they've Question Box told me that, but nobody else does, and they don't want to be alone in it, I guess." Thompson characterizes the band's music as "the same kind of stuff we were doing two years ago, popular tunes with a little different style arrangement. It's not the record, but you recogr nize it, you know'what I meap? It works." ' ' Work, it does. i The band's set recently has included such tunes as "We've Only Just Begun," "Stormy," "Natural Man," "The Way We Were," "Joy to the World," "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face." Generally the arrangements are Thompson's or band co-ops. They are uniformly fine. Anyone who has the opportunity to see this band ought to. · Ray Brack, who used to work for the Gazette^ahd now is editor and publisher of West Side Weekly (at least he was last time I looked) is promoting some-,, thing called Continuous Concert at the Jamboree Hall, 305 W. Washington St. ;; Brack's concerts feature some fine local rockjiaiids; all professional musicians playing for union scale or better. . Jf -The season opened^ine 21, Tvith bands DelaYa\ahd Mammoth. Last Friday's show featured Smoke Hole Canyon Band and Sunrise. Tickets run about $2 each, which" certainly is reasonable. Q. - Didn't Cliff Robertson; -play ira TV,movie similar to the plot line of "Six Million Dollar Man" about four years ago? I have been trying to think of the film, but I can't recall the title; - N.C., Philadelphia, Pa; A. -- We've checked and checked, our files, but haven't been able to come up with a made-for-Ty film 1 , with Cliff Robertson playing' .a character similar to Lee Majors' "Six Million Dollar Man." . · · · · ' :·· : : Q. -- I heard Mario Thomas and her famous dad, Danny Thomas, are not on speaking terms and that it has something to do with her not getting married to her boy friend of long standing, playwright Herb Gardner. Please fill her fans in. -Mrs. F.D., Memphis, Tenn. _A^,-- Danny and his famous daughter are on friendly terms . . . in fact, they have a very good relation- David Bowie Diamond Dogs BUDGET TAPES RECORDS 3706 MasCcrkle Ave., S.I., Charleston, W. Va. 14s

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