Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 24, 1975 · Page 119
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August 24, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 119

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Question Box Q.-Is Jim Stafford, who has started a new TV series, related to Jim Nabors or Rojer Miller? - K.C., Wichita, Kan. A.-Jim Stafford impersonates both Nabors and Miller, but he is not related to either one. Q.-Is Mac Davis going to at least star in any TV specials next season? 1 still can't believe NBC elected to cancel his show. -- L.S., Philadelphia, Pa. A.--Mac Davis will be seen as the Master of Ceremonies of the Miss Teenage America Pageant on November 15th . . . on -NBC. Q.--Who was the co-star of "Voyage of the Yes" which starred Desi Arnaz Jr.? It was a good movie and I liked the black actor who played the friend of Arnaz. -- R.W., Memphis, Tenn. A.--Mike Evans, who was^seen as Lionel in "The Jeffersons" during this past season, co-starred with Desi Arnaz Jr. in the 1972 made-for-TV film. For those of you who haven't read about it as yet, Mike Evans will not be seen as Lionel during the coming season . . . he left the show to pursue other career activities. Damon Evans, no relation to Mike Evans, takes over as Lionel. TERMITES SWARMMC? FREE INSPECTION CALL 925-6624 STANDARD EXTERMINATING COMPANY, INC. Sil9MtcCMtl(A«c.Sl FOR THE t^l Festival Ben Vereen (right) with his company*! players--Avery Schreiber (left), LizTorres, and Lola Falana; on "Ben VereenY,. Comiii' At Ya," al 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28 on NBC- :-7i:'-V / · : · ' · ; · ' · . · · ' ^ ' :. ' " · ' TV. ' -V . · '.'. '"·""·. . '· .'. / ' ' Muturama: so FUTURAMA -- Be-Bop Deluxe, ST-11432 (Harceit, dittributed by Capitol Record*). This is a difficult group to categorize. Be-Bop Deluxe does not play be-bop music. It plays rock music -- very fine rock music -- butth.at is an inadequate description, as inadequate as saying David Bowie sings rock music. It's true, but.. .. There is much similarity between this group and Bowie, in. fact', afld while it would be fair to neither, to say one is like the other, it can give an idea what, to expect. Disc-cussion Be-Bop's music is sophisticated rock; the lyrics do not deal with ordinary topics; the production is excellent, and if you like what it is · they're doing, you'll recognize how good they are at it..-" · Bill Nelson's vocals,have.,a Bowie-like inflection (especially on -"Swan Song," the album's best cut) and his piano work on that song and elsewhere is excellent. Charles Tumahai'si bass work is exciting and the drumbeat provided by Simon Fox is steady and sure. There is a little of Roxy Music in this group, too, a kind of tampering with the expected. Be-Bop Deluxe is a derivitive band. It has taken fine aspects of some of the best and.most unusually creative performers and synthesized them into one. It has done an excellent job. "Futurama" may be the sound of rock to come, and if it is, we're in for some interesting music. . . . (JIO WE AIM TO PLEASE YOU! MONDAY With a guest check of '1.51 or more-SAKE 10% [ ; bn any book or magazine pur- ' chase in our attractive Book Nook. Gifts/Cards, Party Sup. plies for every occasion. ILL THE CHICKEN rOUCANEAT- | PRESSURE FRIED FLAVOR CRISP , CHICKEN SERVED WITH YOUR ; CHOICE OF VEGETABLE, SAL| AD,' HOT ROLLS AND BUTTER. OUT. t-- ' FRIDAY ALL THE FISH YOU CAN EAT- FILET OF HADDOCK SERVED 'WITH YOUR CHOICE OF VEGETABLE, SALAD, HOT ROLLS, : AND BUTTER. J. .OftY We offer Catering Senrke for Saks Meetings, Banquets, Pknks, Private Parties and Wedding Receptions. CaH Monday for complete details. S SCHRADER'S RESTAURANT V 1125 ^^:J;T^miA« T .wE$T PHONE 343-8903 ***** Raleigh County Armory Civic Center Beckley, W. Va. TICKETS $7.50 · $6.00 · $5.00 Tickets avatebte at CMc Center Box Office P. 0. Drawer A-J, BecWey, W. Va. 25801 Also at the Fotowhig BecHey locations RknmerDrug Jo-Ann Fabrics Both Beckley Heck's DOC'S ONLY 1975 TRI-STATE APPEARANCE CHARLESTON, W.VA. -17m · i ' ' ·

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