02/09/17 - NNHS Newsletter -
can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best
thing in the world.
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This was the only possible theme for today's Newsletter (as, if you don't remember, you shall soon learn)!
BONUS - All My Loving - The Beatles
|"All My Loving" is a song by
the Beatles, written by
Lennon–McCartney), from the 1963 album
With The Beatles. Though it was not released as a single in the
United Kingdom or the United States, it drew considerable radio airplay,
to issue it as the title track of an
The song was released as a single in Canada, where it became a number
one hit. The Canadian single was imported into the US in enough
quantities to peak at number 45 on the
Billboard Hot 100 in April 1964.
It was the first song most Americans ever heard
the group sing as it was the opening song on their debut on Ed
Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.
According to journalist Bill Harry, McCartney thought of the lyrics whilst shaving, though McCartney told biographer Barry Miles that he wrote them while on a tour bus. He also said, "It was the first song I'd ever written the words first. I never wrote words first, it was always some kind of accompaniment. I've hardly ever done it since either." The lyrics follow the "letter song" model as used on "P.S. I Love You", the B-side of their first single. After arriving at the location of the gig, he wrote the music on a piano backstage.
McCartney originally envisioned it as a country & western song, and George Harrison added a Nashville-style guitar solo. John Lennon's rhythm guitar track uses quickly strummed triplets similar to "Da Doo Ron Ron" by The Crystals, a song that was popular at the time. McCartney added a walking bass line...
"All My Loving" has been praised by multiple critics. Ian MacDonald said, "The innocence of early Sixties British pop is perfectly distilled in the eloquent simplicity of this number" and described the song as helping McCartney be seen as more of an equal to Lennon. Richie Unterberger of Allmusic said it "was arguably the best LP-only track the Beatles did before 1964" and that if it had been released as a single in America it would have been a huge hit...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Tina Burroughs Farmer ('62) of VA AND Jean Carroll Garner Barger ('63) AND Janice McCain Rose ('65) of Northern VA AND Elliott Smith ('65) of TX?? AND Mary Frances Southall Waller ('66) of VA!!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to The late Meyera Ellenson Oberndorf ('58) (deceased - 03/14/15) AND Norm Covert ('61) of MD AND the late Bobby Helmer ('61) (deceased 02/26/11) AND the late Bernie Helmer ('61) (deceased 03/12/99) AND Mike Miller ('65) of NC AND Tommy Jenkins ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
12 - Jon Pearl ('57);
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1967:
From My Friend, Daniel, of UT -02/08/15:
|“Let us not treat
lightly the great things we have received from the hand of the Lord! His
word is one of the most valuable gifts He has given us. I urge you to
recommit yourselves to a study of the scriptures. Immerse yourselves in
them daily so you will have the power of the Spirit to attend you in
your callings. Read them in your families and teach your children to
love and treasure them.”
Thanks so much, Daniel!
From Brenda Amos Williams ('62) of VA - 02/08/17 - "NNHS Class of 1962":
Hope this finds you happy and well. I have a favor; would you please put this on your website?
Our class is having a 55-Year Reunion. I set up a website with info but still wanted to put on yours.
Here's the info:
NNHS class of 1962 is planning a 55-Year Reunion on June 23/24, 2017 at Doubletree Hotel in Williamsburg, Va. Info on it is on our new website: http: brendawilliams64.wixsite.com/nnhs1962
And you can include my email address which I would like you to use sending your Newsletters. My Juno is old and tired and way too slow.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks so much, Carol. You do a great and busy job. Bless you.
Brenda A. Williams
HOW EXCITING! Thank you for your kind words, and for allowing me to serve you, Brenda!
Y'all have fun!
From Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 02/08/16:
From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 02/08/17:
From My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA - 02/08/17:
OOH! Thank you, Cheryl! That's a very comforting thought right now!
|“In two words,
BONUS VALENTINE'S DAY RECIPES:
http://www.thekitchn.com/23-romantic-recipes-to-make-for-someone-you-love-including-yourself-228261 - 23 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself)
|Hanging up with my 90-year-old mother, I
sighed, then said to my 96-year-old uncle, “She’s so stubborn.”
He shook his head sympathetically and warned, “You’re going to have trouble with her when she gets old.”
|DATES TO REMEMBER:|
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 01/19/17
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
the Beatles, 1963
Close your eyes
and I'll kiss you
"All My Loving" midi
at the suggestion of my 16-year old daughter, Adrienne Harty, of NC - 04/25/04
"All My Loving" lyrics courtesy of http://www.stevesbeatles.com/songs/all_my_loving.asp
also at the suggestion of my 16-year old daughter, Adrienne Harty, of NC - 04/25/04
Thanks again, Adrienne!
First Love's Kiss clip art courtesy of http://d21c.com/AnnesPlace/Valentine.html - 03/29/05
Hearts Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.christmas-graphics-plus.com/free/miscellaneous-valentines-graphics.html - 02/08/06
Animated Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Animated Pulsing Heart courtesy of http://www.gagirl.com/graphics/graphics.html - 02/12/05 (re-saved 02/13/09)
Booker T. Washington logo courtesy of http://ww2.nps.k12.va.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=18567 - 09/25/07
Animated Cheering Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05
Animated Dancing Elephant courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA -
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of
Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket/ - 05/23/16
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