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»
The
Voice
of the
Mercyhurst Community
VOL.
47!No. 9
_
i
i*.
MERCYHURST
COLLEGE
119
'Hurst Students
SCHOLARS
DINNER
On Wednesday, November
6,
Mercyhurst Collegehonored
119
students at the third annual Dean's
List
Dinner. The students honored were those who hadachieved a QPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
during
the
1973-74
school year.Each of the Presidential Scholars received apersonalized copy of a book entitled
As A Man
TMnfeeth
as reward
and
recognition of
their
efforts.
\
The affair, held at the
Ramada
Inn, started with
cocktails.and
was followed by dinner. The featuredspeaker of the evening was Sr.
M.
Carolyn Herrmann, who reminded the scholars that, "We have toremain students all
our
lives." She also stressed thatthe students should keep|in mind the challenge to
share what
they
have w i t
n
others.
A
complete list of all 119 Presidential scholars can
be
found
on Page
3.
W
*A?
Who Who
Thirteen Mercyhurst students are among those
who
have received recognition
in the
1974-75 edition
of
Who's Who Among Students In American Universities
and
Colleges.
JJ
* t?
I
? *S$
h
Those honored by the Who's Who recognition
are?
Tod Allen, Dan Bukowski, Lucretia Ferri, LouiseHerbst, Barbara Ann Hewitt,
Kathy
Jurkiewicz,Charlene
Kolupski,
Colleen McManamon. Laura
Montpetit,
Mary
Radiszewski,
John Ross. Rose Scottand Karen
Schtiltz.
These thirteen were elected from
a list of
over
160
nominations.
H
M
The students were nominated for recognition as aresult of a joint vote by faculty arid members of theseniorclass/
Voters
were instructed to make theirchoices with regard
to
three major
qualifications—l)
Leadership and participation
in
extra-curricular andacademic activities, 2) Citizenship
and
service to theschool,
and53) Promise*of
future usefulness tobusiness
and
society.
^1PP[ 1
f
f
m
Among the
students honored at last week's Dean's ListDinner—(upper right). Cynthia
Belczyk.
(lower
right).
John Holt and Virginia DeNale,| (Lower left), KathyZangrllli,(upper left) Patty
Ma Hoy
and
Douglas Vernoia.
ATTENTION RESIDENTS
I
Note
to all
resident
students:
The
cafeteria willclose today at
1:00
p. m.
No
food
will be
available
after that time,
h
4j£? fs£ anSS
4*
on
December
J.
for
pen
inner,
Food
?rvlce
McAuley
Disaster
THE GREAT FLOOD OF 1974
by Chris
Van
Wagenen
.
Last
"Monday«night,
someone in McAuley Hallthrew a swimming party, but forgot
to
invite
the
rest
of
the dorm.
(
Uke
the waters at
Wilkes-Barre
during Hurricane'Agnes,the
McAuley
flood
hit without
warning, As the
waters
receded, despair
and
pain could be seen
in
thefaces of the flood victims. Lights were shorted,
E
ersonal
possessions were damaged, and tempersurned
on
short fuses.
£ ^
J vThe flood was discovered
when
Security happenedto be making theirounds. and
it;was
noticed thatwater was edging from the bathroom towards therooms of unsuspecting resident students. It was
found
that the bathroom sinks
had Jbeeni
clogged withgrease and stuffed with toilet paper. The culpritswere nowhere
to be
found
-
perhaps they were asleep,
wondering, what-
the dorm would look like in the
morning,
f _
' .
o_
,, . 1 *
Long
after
the flood waters are gone, and the
clean-up
completed,
one
majorpoint remains
- who
isgoing to pay the damages? McAuley residents will
remember
the $50.00 fee that they
Iput
down fordamages at the beginning of the year. All those whohave Been looking forward to getting that
money
refunded, in full, at the end of the year, are in for a
rude
awakening. All repair bills
will
be paid out fromthe deposits.One traditional gripe has been the lack of securityin the dorm. That gripe will soon be a thing of thepast, as the
dorm security
tightens, and the
new
gripewill be -
"Why
is security so tight?" The answer tothat, McAuley
Hall,
is that every time the dorms aredamaged, you will
rind
security
tightening
up
on
youlike
a
'
noose/ Those out to lose their freedom
\
aregetting there slowly
but
surely/
%
7
One definite point
*
there's never a dull moment in
McAuley
Hall. The next dorm meeting may not be avery friendly
encounter,
A
r V
I
65 Freshmen Vote
APATHY MARKS
NOVEMBER
15.1974
This
icene
In the
Campus Ministry
office,
taken
the day
affter 'the collection
drive, shows the great extent of thedrive's success,
H^B^XIK
M
1
800+ltems
Sn^^SHHHB^H
MCANNEDIFOODDRIVE*
M
IS
BIG
SUCCESS m
Twenty-five
volunteers
from the] MercyhurstCommunity and Behrend College combined their
efforts last
Sunday
and
Monday evenings to make theannual Mercyhurst Canned Food Drive a completesuccess.
W^.
| L_*^
p
At last count,
some
HOO
leans
of food had beencollected. That number was still rising as a result ofdonations that were being brought to the school byinterested
students
and
faculty. 'J*| *
Wh
The volunteers ventured forth in groups of three
and
four, each group covering a particular neighbor*hood, going
aoor
to door, soliciting donations.Commenting on the response of the people, onevolunteer stated
"Of
the people who answered theirdoors,
a
huge majority
had
something
to donate
to
us.
Unfortunately,
not too many people answered theirdoors.
It
could
be
that
Erie
has a
huge
need
for a
cowl
doorbell repairman- or
etse tjiere
are
a lot
of
fearnil,
lonely people living in this
dty.
M
L
All food collected as a result of the Canned FoodDrive will be given to Catholic Social Services ofErie. From there, it will be placed in Thanksgivingbaskets which
will
be
distributed to
some
of
the
dtv's
poor, Any canned* food donations will be accepted
through
me Campus Ministry
Of
flee,
f
Among the volunteers out collecting
food
werestudents from
|
Mercyhurst and Behrend, facultymembers, and Sisters of Mercy (faculty and
nop
faculty). The
joint
effort
paid
off well, and many Erieresidents will have a more joyful Thanksgiving as a
result*
S
ELECTIONS
by Krisfina Reichenbach
Once again apathy ran high during R.U.S. Elections for freshman representatives on Monday,November
11.
Election
turn-out
numbered
65
from a
class of
408.
J^i*
Election
results are as follows: Ward A: LawEnforcement, Sociology
-
Pat Hastings:
Ward
B:
Art,Theater Arts, Dance, and Music - Kathy Snyder;WardfC: Biology, Home
Economics,'chemistry.
Earth - Space Science, General Science, Math, andMed-Tech.
-
Karen ^Shumac; Ward D: SpecialEducation. Elementary Education, English, inter-cultural Studies. - Lore Loeffler; Ward E: PoliticalScience, Psychology and History,
-
Pat
Weschlet
One can only hope to question the validity of anelection for freshman representatives when only 65freshmen vote. Is this really representation? Let ushope that
these
63
freshmen are not the only voice of
the
class of 78 throughout their
four years
here.
*
 
PAGE 2MERCYHURST COLLEGENOVEMBER 15, 1974
iHORST
ATTENTIONSENIORS
t
If you haven't yet had youryearbook picture
taken,
I
do
so
immediately.For information, contactCarol Templeton,yearbook editor at 868-8951Absolute final deadline isDecember
13.
ATTENTION
SENIORS
THE
MERCIAD
Letters
The
Editor
Student
Policies'
Dear Editor |In the November 1 issue of
The
Merclad,
your
Editalk inferred that the Student Policies Committeewas one of the
* seething
groups of idealists,dedicated to the notion that their way was the onlyway." You also presented the committee as
part
ofthe
Mercy hurst
Political
Scorecard,"
with
its
opponent being Student Services. It is the feeling of
the
committee
that'this
portrayed
a»very
distortedpicture of the committee. We view our role as onewhich does not oppose
Student,
Services, but onewhich wants and needs to work cooperatively withthat area. If the two were in opposition, the func
tioning
of the committee would be quite difficult. Thecommittee resented the tone of the entire editorialand feels that it did not contribute to improvedrelationship among any group in the collegecom*
munity.
H
$
j ?
*< I
The
Student Policies CommitteeEditors Note: Your point is well taken. However,
my
purpose in writing that comment on the Mer-cyhurst Political scene was simply in the interest ofdescription not resolution. I don't pretend to possessthe
power,
through editorial pen, to improve
College
relationships. If the Emperor
hast
no
clothes,
rll
report
the
naked truth.$p^
lest,
I feel strongly that they clearly detracted fromthe meaning of food ecology and furthermoredistorted all
of our
work
on
November
5. A
number
of
students worked hard to make people aware of theexisting food shortage and step
they
can take to easethe approaching food crisis. This crisis, which willdirectly affect one-fourth of the world's population,shouldn't
be
taken
so
lightly.
/
'
'
i
I
don't
think the picture and comments wereprinted purposely to damage the effect of
the
article.
But
I do feel that unless permission is granted fromthe news contributor, news articles should be printedwithout
the
addition of personal attitudes.
Bob
Curtis }NEWS EDITOR'S NOTE: My apologies, Bob, forthe caption that you
felt
"inappropriate".
The
Merciad
does,
however,
take the Food Crisis
very
seriously—as
evidenced by
the
large
amount of spacethat
we
have devoted
to
articles
on
the
subject.Pat
Weschler
Food Crisis Serious
The the News
Editor:
f
f
* **
This letter is with regard to the article in theNovember 8 issue of the Merciad concerning foodecology.
H
:
I refer specifically to the comments made on thepicture
mated
to the article on food ecology.Although these comments may have been made
in
Cheerleaders Grateful
Dear Editor,
.
*
The
Mercyhurst Cheerleaders
-
would like to thankTownhouse
No,
8,
the "guys next
door,'
1
(Townhouse^
7),
Bill from Keystone and all
those people
who
came
to
ourparty,Tuesday night, November
5.
j;We
succeed, now to proceed on to the basketballseason starting November
29.
* ]See
you
there,
* ^
Thanks again for your
support!
Sincerely,
h k
J
The
Cheerleaders,Beverly WelshRosey
Scott _,Judy MahoneyCindy
Bartolo
Debbie DudaMary Sue Sabol
J
^Kathy
Jurkiewicz
\
Ed Gallagher,
Advisor
Years of Service
Evidently a celestialfigure of some importancemust
ttfink |
the
Mercyhurst campus ministry isin dire
need*I
say thisbecause of Archibald (orwhatever he is going tocall himself). I met"Arch" last Monday. Iunlocked the office doorand there he was sitting atmy desk. To calm myfears (I grabbed our
coffee
pot for a protective
shield),
he explained thathe
was-
the newly appointed guardian angel forcampus^ministry.Theexperience of meeting aguardian angel was a newone for me - my owndeserted me at age sevenwhen
he
saw what troubleI was going
tor
be.
ButArch put me at ease rightaway and soon it was asthough we had
Ibeen
friends for years.He looked glum thatmorning, and questioninghim I discovered this washis third
joblRin
life.Originally this name wasFulton (guardian
-angels
are named after
|their
protectee)
and he
then hada
soft'^db
in television,erasing blackboards for aguy in a black robe. Whenthat job ended, he wasappointed to the firstWatergate prosecutor,Archibald
|Cox.;»
Arch(the angel) moaned thatWatergate almost did himin.
The I
evening of theSaturday night massacrehe had been
terrified >
bythe Treasury agents who
locked
his
boss out of theiroffice. Worse still, onetreasury agent even accused Arch of being acounterfeit guardianangel. He also was
at*
tacked by some right wingfundamentalist whoclaimed
any]angel
thatworked for Archibald Coxmust be a devil. It was alltoo much so when Coxresigned Arch did too -untilMercyhurst.
%
Arch (he hasn'tdecided on a new nameyet) complained that hesaw this new assignmentas more of the same. Hehad already receivedcomplaints that the prieston campus had gottennation-wide coverage in
the jmedia
- dressed in asorcerer's
outfit!*
In thegood old days thatsituation would have
called'
for a dramaticrescue, Arch would haverushed in and rescued thepriest from
the
s
burning
stake. Today there is notelling what
he
would have
to
do to
remedy things.
^Archibald
also said hehad been warned
to
keep
aclose check on a certainmember of the philosophydepartment, Dr. RobertCezuki.- This popularprofessor is reportedlygoing around makingstatements like "It is notclear to me that guardianangels exist" or
"who
cares how many angelscan fit on the head of a
pin'?"
(Archibald thinksthat statement implies acontradiction on Cezuki'spart
-
if there
are no
angels, then why evenimply that such a questioncould make sense?) Worstof all, Archibald said, hehad evidence to indicatethat Cezuki was one whoonly believed when facedwith incontrovertible
proof.
To quote thefamous Cezuki: Give meevidence or give medeath!"
- -
I managed {to calmArchibald down after allthis and
;promised
himthat before the week wasover
I
would try and proveto him that
this
would behis best assignment ever.Tune in next week and see
how
successful
I
am.
PubJished weekly during the collegeyear,*except
Thanksgiving,
infersessloa Christmas and Eaater vacations/and examination periods by the students of Mercyhurst
College/ Erie/
Pa.
16501.
Mailing address: Mercyhurst
Mailroom,
Preston
Hall,
Box
36.
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Olivia
Congo
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Andy Roth
Staff'fJoni Stevensoa Chris Van
Wagenen,
Jonl Wheeler,Angelee Smith, Rick Zwotko, Greg Zaffuto, Betsy Steinwedel,Darla Malone/^Kathy Turek, Esther Schreiber, Patty
Mullaugh,
Nancy
Willis,
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NOVEMBER IS
1974
New Major
MERCYHURST
COLLEGE
PAGE
3
This year
Mercy hurst
inconjunction with the ErieIntercollegiate Institute forNursing, has instituted a new
cooperative
program. TheErie
Intercollegiate
Institutefor Nursing
Is • a
nursingeducation association beingdeveloped
under
the directionof Dr. Dorothy Novello,Director of Nursing at VillaMariaCollege,with the helpof
Gannon
and MercyhurstColleges.
g[
I
The program, which now
has
4 students,
I
can
hold amaximum of
30,jThe
studentpursues a regular course loadof 20 liberal studies coursesand
j20 major
I
field
courses.The student may exercise theoption of summer coursework as the
junior-year
approaches. The clinical experience,! which will take
by
Angelec
Smith
place
at
St. Vincent'sHospital,
Hamot
MedicalCenter,
Erie
Visiting NurseAssociation, Brie CountyHealth Department. DoctorsOsteopathic Hospital, andVeterans AdministrationHospital,
is
where the un
dergraduate
will receive on-
the*job
training during the
junior
and
senior
years.During the Freshman andSophomore J years, thestudents
will
take a liberalarts and natural science
program
at Mercyhurst; thenduring the Junior and Senioryears, the student will takenursing studies at Villa MariaCollege,- The nursing studieswill comprise approximatelyone halt of the course work.The remaining half will be
taken
at Mercyhurst*
• I ntersession
for the nursing
1973-741DEAN'SLIST
Todd
Allen
k
Mary Gall
Ambron *Eleanor Boiloy
Sally
Barker
Cynthia
BoTciyk
Lawrence BensonEvelyn
BoQdansKI
Nancy
BorowskiDavid
Bradley-Madalyn BrooksCarl
Broiky
Kenneth
Byrkhdrt
Randolph
Byrdwiiuitardot
%?
hAarg6ro\
Carroll
Darlene Charcalia
Celeste
Dlanciolo
Grace ClevelandMaureen Connors
H evln
CookEdward
Danlai
Virginia
DeNalo
Patricia
Ferreifl
Renate
Forro
Deborah FloundersRussell Franklin
William 01 Ink
aSally
Gomel!
James
Oorzyntkt
Mary Beth
(#ras
Theresa
Orzankowskl
Pamela
Habfb
Maureen
Hani
in
Mary Demise HartmanMary
Anne
Hayes
|«
Louise
Her bit
Thornas HeuerBarbara
HewittThomas Hlxenbaugh
John
Holt *>
Shirley
Hordinskl
Mary
Horvatn
i-
i Inda
Hubler
•.*
Margarel
Hughes
Karon
Hum f
Linda Johnson
*Maroaret
JonesKathy
JurkiewiciDebre KatimanCraig
Kern <Mary Grace
Klesci
Sharon KraheKathleen
Kromvr
Rebecca LanderElizabeth
Laumor
Shell©
Lirhlenwaller
Pamela Little
j
Olivia
Longo
Barbara
Maciok
James
Mahonoy
Patricia
Malloy
Patricia MarcusAnne
Mashinlc *
Virginia
McCarthy
Daniel
McCall *
Paul
AAcOujro
Robert
Mc
KeeMary Jane
MGWilliams
Cheryl MorskiRonald
MayerNancy
Nieoerrltor
Anthony
Palladlno
Carolyn
Penrson
Anne PenbrokO/
Kothy
Ann
Pllawikie
i Pol
arcfJanet ReceonwaId
Roy
Reevel ?
Joah
Popov ich
Rlcnaro Rodiis/awsKJ
Krlltlna
Ralchenbach
Catherine
Rlehl
:g\
Joy
Robion
Beverly Rosenthal
Denl9e RusCittO
Mary Sue
SaboiJoanette SchUltZ
Jane
Store
ReQlne ocure
Susan SoldersIra
Shear*
Karen
L, SmithPatricia SmithSharon Smith
*Patricio
SynderLinda StewartKathleen SummersGary
Suminski
Ronald SusmarskiMargaret
Tonty ,
j
Kathleen ThompsonPatricia Tlvnan
;*Douolal Vernola
David
Walch
Alexis WalkerRichard WashekPeggy Weber
•:
Susan Welner
Wendy WeissMark Williams
|
Mary Catherine
WiseMich
a)
Wfobel
Linda Wykoft
Bonlta
YostKathleen
Zeffine
Phillip
ZamierowsHI
Kathy
ZorKjrllll
Katheryn/boyovskl
Mary
JoZiager
Record Review
program
will he
an
excitingtime
During the
freshmen
year, the student
will
be
of*
tared i variety of
special
offerings including travelcourses, special seminars and
team-taught
courses. Duringthe
sophomore
year, the firstof the professional nursing
courses will
be
given.'During
the
Junior
and
senior year, theIntercession will be joined tothe
fall
term
to
provide longer
periods" of clinical
ex
perienccs.
£
The
student graduates
from
the program
with
a Bachelorof
^Science
and
*
thequalifications for taking theRegistered Nurses licensingexam.
]¥This
exciting new programis open to
any
freshman or
upperclassman
possessing
the
requirements.
if you
are
Interested
in thenursing program see SisterMary Charles Weschler,
oo»ordinatorlof
the program atMercyhurst, and Professor ofChemistry, or James G.Lanahan, Director ofAdmissions.
m
The
time
has
come
to
satisfy
that
sweet tooth. This
week's
recipe is so simple yet can be so creative
that
you'll
amase
even
yourself.
YOU can
v\
hip
these gems
up in
a
jiffy.
To
begin, take
t
3 CUp margarine and
I
ounces un*sweetened chocolate. Place in pan over hot water to meltWhen melted, add 1 cup sugar and 2 eggs, mix well
with
spoon. Add
%
cup (lour, ta teaspoon salt,
ami Vc
teaspoonbaking powder to chocolate. Mix well, then add
M
cup
* hopped
nuts,
Place
in
greased 8"
X
B"
square
pan and hake
at
\m)
degrees F. for20•
25
minutes.d
OK
|
Remove fromoven,
when
cooled sprinkle with powderesugar,
For
something different, frost the
 top
 of the
brownii
with some of that extra chocolate frosting from your
lent
cake.
Cut
Into
2
M
squares!Oh so sweet and to chewy,
ill
bet
you
never thoughthomemade
brow nles could
be so
easy
and
taste so delicious
See,
rn
bet you never thought you could make brownies
just like
moms, yummy Yummy
In
thttummy, Just think
In
10
weeks you*ve
come
a
long way
on
the road
to
becoming
one
of
the
greatest
cooks In
history.HappyMating.Next Issue: Yummy Casserole.
Pedaling
Around The Town
Erie, Pa., Is a town thatboth beckons and threatens
all persons
who take
to
thehighways
on
bicycles.
I
/,
There
is
a
wide
range of
opinion
among those
who
take
bike
riding seriously as toErie's status fas a
"hikingtown"? Theretere
those who
will insist
that
Brie Is .a
biker's Utopia, but, at thesame time, others
will
declare the: town "hopeless"and a menace to the
hie
and
limb
of all
fwho
attempt toride a bike
Imthat
"crazy"town. Can these people be
speaking
of
the
same
place?
Diking in
Brie
has its goodand bad
points
On the goodside is the fact that Erje hasmore than its share of wide
shoulders j
(like 38th St.)
which give plenty of room forbikers to travel comfortably.In addition, Erie
Is
the rightsite for getting|
around
townby pedal power. Any point Inthe city
is
within thirtyminutes of the college gates,
by Pat Weschler
and experienced cyclistsclaim that they can get
from
place to place within the
city
quicker
than
(any
*
othervehicle.
>|
|
The biggest
plus^of
all forthe
Erie-based
Dike rider is asmall strip of land that extends out
Into t>
Lake ifirle,
known
as
Presque Isle, betterknown as "The Peninsula".Absolutely flat and very
unerowdoa fro in
Septemberthrough May. "The
Penln
sula" offers all
bike
riders afourteen
mile
loop of
easy
riding, beaches,
picnic
areas,water and woods* Althoughwinter will soon make
hike
riding an experience only
lor
those
who-enjoy
pain, theremay
still
be a
day
or two
whena
trip
by
bike
to the peninsulacan he very enjoyable. Thebest
route*to
get there
Is
asfollows:
i)
Left
on
88th
st, atcollege gate, 2)
I
tight at thesecond light; State St., 3)Down State
about
two miles to
Perry
Square, then left at
Veedon
Rated
11
Mellow
I
by Gordon Frisson
Qannon
AdministrationBuilding
(6tht and
PerrySquare), 4) Three miles out
W (Uh
Str to
PenlnsUlS
Drive.
B> 1
tight on Peninsula Driveand
down
the hill you're
nowon
the
peninsula I
Don't won
1
about getting lost •
a!__
peninsula
roads
run
in
circles,Now for the bad points ofbike riding In
Erie
First thehills in the eity
•make coming
back to Mercyhurst from
Downtown
a
challenge
a
ten
Speed
bike will
be helpful,jcond,
Erie is
notoriousamong bike riders for havingsome of
i
the most hostiledrivers in the area.
It
seemsthat
Erie
drivers have
a
built*
In hate foi
anything on twowheels, and this
win
givebikers a feeling that Erie
drivers
are
"outTo got
them
1
',
It Ida defensively
and be
ready
fori
Cars that appear out of
nowhere, from driveways and
intersections, Also, watch outfor ChUCkholeS. While thesearen't limited
to
Erie,
some
of
the variety common to thiscity are large enough toswallow
a
bike
and
rider!
t
.Next, we'll take a look atthe last two ways of getting
I "around i
he
iown"
• by
thumband by taxi I
Having experienced thesensation
of
i
Van
Morrison
prior to listening to
his
new
j
album "Veedon Fleece", Ihad a
pre-conceived
notion of |what type of sound was goingto find
its
way from that 12inch circle of plastic to myears. As the first note easedits way to my ears, I knewthat
I
was in for a long periodOf listening and evaluation.Morrision has matured in hismusic. The album presortsquite la contrast to his%oondance"album,
whichis
one of the most treasured
albums
in my
collection.
Morrison's "VeedonFleece" album starts off
with
a soft piece, typical of the
Morrisonish
style. This firstcut contains Just about every
pleasing?
chord change thatexists ftmusic.
It^is
a wellstructured and very smoothflowing piece.
-The
secondtrack is truly one for thosethat like a mixture ofMorrison's voice
and
pleasingbackground, However, asomewhat heavy
* bass
dominates and distracts fromthe
Piece
itself*
The stringsenter
in
on
the last chorus andappear to be
used
as an or
nament
to piece together a
ftonfl
that through its length
ffinS
to
yourself,
"there'ssomething
lacking here .
The third cut has
such
anoverworked
motif
that whenthe string
section
finallyarrives, coupled with fancytrills on the guitar,
one.can
say
"Thank
God that
Is
cut
is
almost over" The fourth cut
starts
off sounding like across section between "HotTuna
1
' and
"Savoy
Brown".
in
my opinion, after Jim
K other m el
enters in on
this
particular cut, the
bass
player should
have
beenreminded
that
the rest
of
theband did do a chord change.The arrangement of the song,however, does show quite anamount of
proficiency
on thepart of the arranger. Done
in
a blues
style with
therecorder getting
It
on
in
tnebackground, the stringsfinally enter with a germ offresh thought
unique to
their
own
section.
By*the time the fifthecut
begins, one
is
ready for a
change- In style;
Nlorrison
provides
one here
with
a songslightly up tempoed from the
others in a
6
4 swing
bl
I ho
t Is quite interesting to
sit
back, tap yourfoot,turn up
the
volume,
and
listen
to
for ao,
The last
three cuts canbe summed up In one word,
and that word
is "Mellow".Take
It
from me
If
you'vebeen searching for an overallpleasing
sensation
to happento you,
you'll
have
to
take alisten to Van Morrison's"Veedon Fleece" for your*!
self!
Editor's Note; The Recordsfor this review column weredonated
by
the Boston Store,
Ito
biind myself
yetthinking
that
which people
see
in
me.
I
think
1
that!
am
or do I
seeSearching- for
a
true beingI find m
vsei f conditioned
bysociety
1
think that
I
am or do I
see,
Does it
matter
who
1
am when
speaking?
No—for I exist
as
one
in
a
vast
entity
;.
f
I
think that 1 am—or
do
1
see.
f,
I think that I
am • -or
do
I
see,
James
At
Lee

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