Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 17, 1973 · Page 6
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 17, 1973
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_ (k^tburfl Rdfli Tuesday, July, 17, 1973 DK fmt totel eclipse of (he SUn TO Dv MR Hun New YOnC wii'. be on April 8, 2024. The harnrrierheaded bat of Africa has a three-foot wingspan. • • » * « • WEDNESDAY NIGHT SPECIAL FAMILY NIGHT RIB-EYE '1.69 French Fries or Baked, Tossed Salad Kitchen Opan 5 PM, KNOTTY PINE TAP WATAOA, lit. — 3739918 Plus Tax ivy 1 Gat 1 Tuesday Special VEAL PARMESAN $3" DINNER FREE 3> ^5 No Carry Outi WEDNESDAY SPAGHETTI DINNER 99 « "Th* pile* for a family of fun" 1824 N. Henderson St. Phone 343-0213 til Odd Couple Looks Better All the Time By RICK DU BROW HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - ABO. TV's "The Odd Couple" series, which stars Tony Randall and Jack Klugman, is a show that looks better and better all the time—even in summer reruns. Television In Review Prairie Players AND Sheraton Motor Inn Bring 'DINNER THEATRE" To Galesburg PRESENTING "Butterflies Are Free" Ml JULY 20, 21 & 22 27, 28 & 29 DINNER 6:30 p.m. CURTAIN 8:30 p.m. Tickets are available at O. T. Johnson 's, Lindilromi and Shtraton or Phone 343-7151 for Reservations. REMEMBER THOSE GOOD OLD DAYS Those Sat. Mornings at the Shows Watching ROY ROGERS — BOWERY BOYS, DEAD END KIDS? Well Now You Can Again Starting with the KING OF THE COWBOYSI ROY ROGERS Kereasotes Theatres IS PROUD TO BRING TO YOU THRU TV 7 — THE CHANCE TO RELIVE A MOMENT WITH . . . Roy Rogers CLASSICS . . . WEDNESDAY NITES AT 8 P.M. and REPEATED THURSDAY MORNINGS ON TV 7 Treat Yourself and Kids To The Good Old Days . . . Alio Be Sure and Be With Us On Sunday Nites For More Great Films of the By-Gone Years, Years You Treasure and Would Enjoy A Short Step Bock Into The Past. Remember Wed. Nite on At 8 PM! Brought To Ye u By WW Your Kerasotes Theatres Purisfs who have special affection for the famous Neil Simon play on which the series is based may well have criticisms of the video transplant. But television's weekly haJ/f-hour version of "The Odd Couple" has cut out a place of its own, and provides a coastant supply of enjoyable humor. It would almost take a monumental conspiracy, or monumental incompetence by producers, directors, adapters and actors, to make Simon's sublime creations—those two ill-paired characters—fail as a source of delightful comedy. Gnided With Understanding The ABC-TV series not only is in the hands of knowledgeable professionals, but is guided by them with the "astute understanding that video's weekly version of "The Odd Couple" has to take some caldilated liberties to create a life and style of its own. My own feeling is that the series is a success in great part because it finally realized the value of being filmed before a real audience after a start in which it relied on the usual heavy laugh-track technique. I was not particularly enamored of ABC-TV's "The Odd Couple" during its early shakedown period. It seemed to me that a spark was lacking, that almost everything was somehow just missing by a little bit, that there was a little too much shouting, a little too much loudness over-all. And yet you know that the basic subject material was marvelous and proven. And it was fascinating to tune in to see just when [everything would click into place. Of the two characters, Randall's is the odder one, and he; must therefore play it right on the button to keep the series from going off the deep end. In any case, they are two nifty performer's, Randall and Klugman. And the besfr thing you can say about them in ABC-TV's "The Odd Couple" is that they look and act Beck, Bogert and Appice Are New Rock Supergroup Family Visit Tricia Nixon Cox, holding the First Family's dog, King Tamahoe, and Mrs. Richard Nixon, leave Bethesda Naval Medical Center yesterday after paying a visit to President Nixon who is recovering from viral pneumonia. UNIFAX Family Reunion \ Teacher Submits A t Neiv Windsor His Resignation To School Unit NEW WINDSOR-Mrs. Alma Board, Reynolds, was elected president at the Brown cous-| KEITHSBURG — Westmer ins' family reunion July 12 at j School District 203 Board of Edthe home of Mrs. Luther Nim -j titration; at a meeting July 9 at rick, "New Windsor. Mrs. Victor the New Boston school, accept- MiUer, Matherville, was chosen'ed the resignation ci John Mc- secretary-treasurer. JFarland, industrial arts instruc- The women's reunion was at- j tor. tended by persons from Quincy, j The board also authorized Bushnell, Woodhull, Viola, Ale-i?""* 886 of carpet for the By BRUCE MEYER United Press International Beck, Bogert and Appice are three soloists who have discovered that channel of communication peculiar only to musicians, particularly jazz musicians. They have good karma. Rock Music Jeff Beck is one of the three or four best rock guitarists in the world, long hampered by backing musicians who could not keep up with him. Tim Bogert and Carmine Appice ere the rhythm system that made Vanilla Fudge and Cactus work. They are, in the traditional sense of a rock journalism cliche, A "Super- Group." Having been burned too many times by the idea that you can take just about any combination of "Name" performers, plug them in and expect great music to come pouring forth like milk and ftcney in the Promised Land, I approached BBA with skepticism. THE "S U P E R-GROUP" idea started with Cream, in tn the late 60s. Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker got together and stormed the rock world like a 6,000-watt hurricane. But few of their imitators enjoyed similar fortunes, which is a nice way of faying they stunk. Beck, Bogert and Appice are the kind of exception that proves the rule. I talked recently with Beck, and mentioned the inevitable comparison with Cream. "It's the same formula, of course," he said, "But the playing influences are totally different — Tim is like an electric rock 'n' roll Motown bassist, and Carmine plays nothing like Ginger and I don't play like Eric. But the instrumentation is the same—the same as Cream and as Jimi Hendrix. "Everyone (in BBA) is conscious of the next person's playing, which is so unusual —you rarely get this kind of give and take. I know I can pull out any rhythm, or any sent of influence, and they can pick up on it." Appice is a flashy drummer, but he has a perfect sense of rhythm, and can maintain an almost machine-like beat (which is a quality rarer than you'd think). As for Bogert, he is simply the best rock bassist in the world. He has no peer when laying down a bass line, and <here is no other bassist in rock who can play a 15-minute solo without losing his audience to boredom. When Beck first started toying with the idea of teaming up with Bogert and Appice a couple of years ago, it wai to have been A quar* tet, with Rod Stewart Up from. But then Beck as sidelined ty an auto accident, Bogert and Appice moved from the Fudge to Cactus, and Stewart joined The Faces, Looking at what Stewart is into now. I doubt if it would have worked out, but the idea of a singer up front is a gocd one still, despite Beck 's vow to retain the three-piece format. THERE IS, however, one thing BBA needs even more than a singer. They desperately need a producer. Their first album, "Beck .Bogeft and Appice" (Epic KE-32148), includes all the licks from their live show, but there is an intensity lacking. The album is a frustrating appetizer to the stage act's ten -course dinner. Though Beck insists he is happy with the album, he is locking for "a good producer —Glyn.Johns, or somewie like that," which bodes well for album two. It must be nice to,start on top— and have nowhere to go but up. Play Area The largest playing field for any ball game is that of polo, with 12.4 acres, or a maximum length of 300 yards and a width, without sidebroads, of 200 yards. HOT DOGS SPECIAL TOE. & WED. CONEY DOGS BURGER CHAMP 2100 E. MAIN ST. PH. 343-1009 •learning center and tile for the cafeteria at Joy. Materials will be purchased finom WairtfieLd Floor Covering Co., Aledo, and do, Matherville, Alpha, Reynolds and New Windsor. Next year's reunion will be June 14 at the home of Mrs. Bernice, .„ , Reed Aledo. m " mee ^ sta * e * ire safety c°de _ specifications. Mrs. Marie Yerky hosted 500 ~~ absolutely at home in their .Ciub members July 11 at the 1 ^ ^rd annual Sweet Corn parts You can sense it, and it home of her granddaughter,(Festival wi'i be held at the makes you keep tuning in. jMrs. Robert Riddell. Mrs. Bes-! KKthste S Boat Club July 29 'sie Garret and Mrs. Clarence ' from 11 a - m - to 5 P- m - mT . . | Anderson won prizes. Mrs. C .I Ta * event :s sponsored by Nothing INew l H> Norris wU1 nost ^ Aug jjthe Keithsburg Lions Club. Pro- The principle of jet propulsion was discovered about 100 B.C. by Hero 'in Alexandria. This;g ca tcn was used 2,000 years later to help make jet planes. meeting at the home of her ceeds 'will go to the Blind sister, Mrs. Archer Sheats,| ActiVltles fund - Wed. & Thurs. SPECIAL TACOS or ENCHILADAS 5 for *1.50 FREE DELIVERY With S5 Order or More 5 PM - 1 AM JOHN'S TACO HIDEOUT Phone 343-5610 ROCKY'S MAID - RITE OPEN AS USUAL ] Clocks with simple pine cabinets, made by early American blacksmiths or carpenters, are j worth thousands of dollars to-; day. Now Playing thru Weds. Fiddler On the Roof Topol Norma Crane One Shaw Each Night at 7:30 CHILDREN 75c — ADULTS S1.2S r\;N ,OXvyi.LL Open 7 - Shows 7:15-9:10 p.m. Now thru Wed.! Tlx D»«rton A Wednesdoy Special RIB EYE or FRIED CHICKEN 95c Choice of Baked or FF Salad, Roll & Butter Blue Angel Kitchen Open 5 Till 11 WED. BAND TOM DOUGLAS AND THE PRAIRIE PARTNERS 7 p.m. — 10 p.m. Piitmxr* Pclures piesents The Friends Of Eddie Coyle" Starring Robert Peter Mitchum Boyle 1487 N HENDERSON ST. Color tf, TECHNCOLOfi* APs-iTOum P^^. SHOWS 7:30 & 9:20 cw«, CINEMA I & II KfcXT TO. ARLANS—H HENDERSON ST GAI fcSBimo 342-6224 SHOWS 7:00 & 9:00 GENE At HACKMAN PACINO PAXAV&OK* HOMC0L0R* Celebrating Warner Bros. 50th Anniversary A Warner Cwnmunieations Company Open 8 p.m. - Shows at Dusk Hurry - - Ends Wed,! JAMES BOND 00?"" LIVE t AND LET DIE PIUS Open 7:15 • Shows 7:30-9:25 ENDS WED.! A iANseunr/rxmcA»/BfRuH moouC'ON •wowcavdWA— ... ,. |g} J WEDNESDAY IS KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN DAY YOUR CHOICE OF: Colonel Sander's Original Recipe or Our New Extra Crispy Chicken Regular Dinner 3 Pieces of Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Cole Slaw A 1 Roll Regular $ 1.45 • No Substitutes NOW 1.19 Offer Good At loth Locations K<ntdgj fried ghfcfos 1017 N. Henderson the Corner of Main & Farnham

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