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76 -CAPE GAZETI, Friday, March 13 - March 19, 1998 Little Anthony and the Imperials to perform at Dover Slots March 20.:.001 The legendary group, Little An- thony & The Original Imperials, will perform at Dover Downs Slots as part of the 1998 concert series March 20-21. Little Anthony & The Original Imperials gained popularity in the 50s and 60s with their pop R&B style. Today, they're taking con- cert stages by storm once more. Since officially reuniting a few years ago, the group has been per- forming to sold out audiences throughout the United States, in- cluding Madison Square Garden in New York and the Hollywood Palace in Los Angeles. Little Anthony & The Original Imperials recently appeared on Dick Clark's American Band- stand's 40th Anniversary televi- sion special. In recognition of their lifelong contributions to rhythm and blues music, the group received the Rhythm & Blues Foundation's Fourth Annual Pio- neer Award. The group's very first record proved to be their biggest hit - "Tears on My Pillow," recorded in 1958. The record's flip side, "Two People in the World," made the disc one of the most popular dou- ble-sided ballad records in history. It sold over a million copies. Their other hit records include "Shimmy Shimmy, Ko Ko Bop," "I'm on the Outside Looking In," "Goin' Out of My Head," and "Hurt So Bad." The group made several appear- ances in the 1960s on shows such Little Anthony and the Original Imperials will perform at Dover Downs Slots on Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, hav- ing played before sold-out audiences all around the country, as The Ed Sullivan Show, Band- stand, and the Tonight Show. The group members parted ways in 1975 after 17 pop and 12 R&B chart hits, and embarked on solo careers. In 1992, they reunit- ed for a show in New York City, and decided to get back together and tour. Tickets to see Little Anthony & The Original Imperials in the Dover Downs enclosed grand- stand range from $17.50 to $25. All tickets are reserved seating. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sussex Fair slated Jurle 2-4; sponsors being announced Greenwood Trust Company has joined Delaware Tech abroad the 1998 Sussex County Fair Express. This year's fun event is scheduled for July 2, 3 and 4 at the Sussex Industrial Airpark grounds located on Road 318 south of Rt. 9, east of Georgetown. Friday has been designated as Greenwood Trust Family Day at the Sussex County Fair with WX- PZ and the Sussex County 4-H. Greenwood Trust will be sponsor- ing the stage performance Friday evening of the Aaron Jefferies concert. Jefferies is a well-known Christian musical group. Green- wood Trust will also be conduct- ing Project Kid Care, finger print- ing children during designated hours. WXPZ 101.3 FM will have a live radio remote from the Fair Friday, and area 4-H clubs will have exhibits, demonstrations and competitions. On Saturday afternoon, Del Tech will sponsor the Debbie Lind show which will feature a karaoke contest. Lind, a popular local disc jockey and entertainer, plans to coordinate preliminary contests throughout the area, as well as a final preliminary prior to the finals competition during the Sussex County Fair. For the evening entertainment, Del Tech will bring a 35-piece brass concert band to the Fair's stage. Last year's popular events - horseshoe tournament, soccer tournament and carnival rides. - will again be apart of the 1998 atc- tivities. Fair Chairman Don M,c- Cann says the exhibit space is available to any non-profit civ'ic organization at no charge. Vend,or space is available for rent. Anyone interested should call the office ,of the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of tlhe County Fair, at 856-1544 for i:n- formation. The independence Day celebra- tion will begin on Thursday evening with a Country Preview Night. Several vendors and the carnival rides will be there to greet early arrivals. Of course, the Fair will be closed by a gigantic fireworks display on Saturday evening. More details of the 1998 Sussex County Fair will be an- nounced as they are finalized. For more information on ap- pearance or to purchase tickets, call Dover Downs Slots Guest Services at 302-674-4600, Ext. 777. Dover Downs Slots is located at 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, and is open from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m., Monday through Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Sunday. lDcbt Consolidation, Refinancing, Purchasing, CASH OUT For Any lason l Rates Are Low! Act Today. Credit Problems, OK Save Hundreds Of Dollars A Month. Equity One Mortgage Compan00 Call Today/ (410) 823-1072 or O01) $05-8550 Applyonl at www.yourlosnservlccom crCallForYourCaahToday! F, qtud oppounity lend, credit lad income nmrictino apply. Kttmt subject to ciumge without notice. We are direct lea&. No broker fees. rt, aLLY'S Midway ShoppingCenter 4578 Highway One Reho-both Beach -- 302-645-7705 SAT,, MARCH 14th