- NNHS Newsletter -
“What a recreation it is
to be in love! It sets the heart aching so delicately,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
It's still an April thing.....
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQh112HQsoE - When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
|"When a Man Loves a Woman" is a song recorded by
Percy Sledge in
1966 at Norala Sound Studio in
Alabama. It made number one on both the
R&B singles charts..
It was listed 54th in the List of
Rolling Stone magazine's 500 greatest songs of all time. The
sidemen for this recording included
organ; Marlin Greene, guitar; Albert "Junior" Lowe, bass and
drums. The song is credited to Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright, who
played bass and keyboards with Sledge. However, the song was in fact
written by Percy
Sledge himself, but he gave it to Lewis and Wright.
Before the recording session, the song had no title or lyrics. The session proceeded with the expectation that Sledge would produce them for the vocal takes. When it came time to record the vocals, Sledge improvised the lyrics with minimal pre-planning. Using the melody as a guide for rhythm and phrasing. The performance was so convincing that others working on the session assumed Sledge had the lyrics written down.
|"When a Man Loves a Woman" was Sledge's first song recorded under the contract, and was released in March 1966. The song's inspiration came when Sledge's girlfriend left him for a modeling career after he was laid off from construction job in late 1965. Because bassist Calvin Lewis and organist Andrew Wright helped him with the song, he gave all the songwriting credits to them. It reached #1 in the U.S. and went on to become an international hit. "When A Man Loves A Woman" was a hit twice in the UK, reaching #6 in 1966 and, on reissue, peaked at #2 in 1987. The song was also the first gold record released by Atlantic Records. The soul anthem became the cornerstone of Sledge's career,|
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today toMarc Snyder ('65) of NC!
Happy Birthday this week to:
09 - Denise Roane (Hampton HS - '71) of VA;
10 - Dale Parsons, Sr. (June '48) of VA AND Skip Wood ('65) of NC;
11 - Brownie Shaffer Haracivet ('62) of VA AND Susan Avent Hill ('66) of VA AND Kathy Cooper ('70) of VA;
12 - Harvey Weinstein ('57) AND Richard Rawls ('71) of VA;
13 - Gil Hughes ('64)!;
14 - Linda DeShazo Hatchett (’65) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
YESTERDAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0406.htm - INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
|Thursday, April 6,
FIGHTING FINALE FINALLY FLARES
The Battle of Saylor’s Creek today marked the last battle between the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia. The Confederates was nearing the Appomattox River, and the lead units got successfully across. The swampy land, though, caused some separations, and when Lt. Gen. Richard Ewell’s men mistakenly followed the wrong road, they were set upon by Federal forces and after battle, compelled to surrender.
THIS DAY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES:
http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0407.htm - INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
|Friday, April 7, 1865
REBEL RAGE RAPIDLY RECEDING
US Grant commenced on this day a most delicate negotiation--he sent a letter, under flag of truce, to Gen. Robert E. Lee. “The result of the last week must convince you,” he said, “of the hopelessness of further resistance...(to avoid) any further effusion of blood, by asking of you the surrender of that portion of the CS Army known as the Army of Northern Virginia.”
From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 04/06/11 - "Talking Cat? Doris Day???":
You have been working too hard lately. Might it be that a bad case of "Cabin Fever" has set in with the long winter in Illinois? When a cat makes purring sounds like Doris Day, you might need to see your friendly physician to have your hearing checked.
Not hitting the bottle are you???
Joe Madagan ('57) of FL
Wal, Adonis, that may all be true (except for the inebriation part!), but I don't think so; I'm a well-known hermit who has ventured outside far more lately than I would have preferred.
Besides, Austin didn't really purr it to me; he more or less communicated it to me telepathically - rather the same way you yourself did eight years ago when you somehow (without ever saying a single word) conned me into making those Famous Airmen and Famous Coast Guardsmen pages!
Speaking of which...
Ray Barnes ('65) of VA and Marcus C. Higgins ('65) of AZ have now been added to our Famous Airmen page (No, not their photos; they haven't sent me pictures of themselves in uniform, and "Dem Rules Is Da Rules!"):
Say, Ray, didn't you tell me forty-eleven years ago that you were born in Kansas City?? Was that Missouri or Kansas???
Speaking of Marcus Higgins.....
From Marcus C. Higgins ('65) of AZ - 04/09/07 (sic):
waay cool basketball schedule - complete with final scores - was
sent to me by Marcus on 04/09/07, I scanned it on 05/17/07 - and
never posted it!?!
I've done so at long last now:
Thanks again, Marcus!
From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 04/06/11 - "Mrs. Verna Graves":
I wondered who all had Mrs. Graves for math. I felt sorry for her. Not only were her regular glasses thick, but the pair that she wore over them was thicker. One time she had both pairs lying on her desk, bumped against the trash can, and said excuse me.
I'm not sure, Glenn. Being "mostly" blind myself, I can certainly identify with her. I believe Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA told me a very similar story about eight years ago. I've been meaning to create a Teacher page for her ever since then. I'm sure there's some perfectly good explanation why I've never done it, though nothing really comes to mind.....
Thanks for the nudge! Here it is now:
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 04/06/11 - "Check this out, my Brain Age was 58":
Thanks, Joan! I must warn y'all that if you start taking these tests, make certain that you won't be interrupted. I was interrupted, and when I tried to begin again, it "remembered" me, and would not allow me to begin anew.
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of IL - 04/06/11 - "A TRIBUTE TO THE VIETNAM WAR VETERANS":
|This is powerful and very well done. I
recommend to all it being seen and sent on. A great tribute and
remembrance to those of us who served in the Vietnam War Era.
THE VIDEO SAYS THAT THE AVERAGE WW II COMBAT SOLDIER HAD 40 DAYS OF COMBAT - THAT'S THE AVERAGE IT SAYS..., AND THE AVERAGE COMBAT SOLDIER IN VIETNAM HAD 204 DAYS OF COMBAT. YOU CAN ONLY GUESS WHAT THE AVERAGE COMBAT HELICOPTER PILOT WHO WAS FLYING EVERY DAY HAD ...ANYWAYS, ENJOY THE VIDEO AND PASS IT ON IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WHO SERVED THERE.
This is one of the better Vietnam videos made by and for Michigan Vietnam Veterans, but I believe all of you will appreciate this. This story could and is retold by 49 other states and territories as well.
If you know a Vietnam Veteran consider sending this link to them.
From http://www.SelfGrowth.com - 04/04/11 - "Egoism":
Lighten Up Or Heavy Up...The Choice
By Wayne Kehl
Taipei, Taiwan (AP) - Diners tempted to lick a plate after a delicious meal can now go a step further - eat the plate. Chen Liang-erh, 50, an amateur inventor, announced Friday that he had perfected an edible plate made from wheat grain, and that he planned to mass-produce it and other edible crockery including cups, bowls and food containers. Chen spent six years developing the plate, which he said would retail at about 7 cents each. Diners who don't want to eat the items - which taste like unsalted popcorn - can boil them for a nutritious meal for animals, he said. Chen said this can help reduce pollution caused by discarded crockery. The only disadvantage, he said, is his crockery cannot be washed and reused....
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Thursday, April 7, 2011 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch Bunch gatherings on
the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson
Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon is
not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends in that year, go visit
2. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.
3. Saturday, April 30, 2011 - The NNHS Class will have a Luncheon. Team Leaders are Mickey Marcella (firstname.lastname@example.org - 757-249-3800), Betty Hamby Neher (email@example.com - 757-898-5099), and Dr. Harry Simpson (firstname.lastname@example.org - 804-694-0346). - CLASS OF 1954
4. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at Richard@Rawls.com - CLASS OF 1971
5. Saturday, August 20, 2011 - The Class of 1966 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Warwick Yacht Club, Newport News. Further details will be available soon from Dee Hodges Bartram at email@example.com - CLASS OF 1966
6. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 26, 27, and 28, 2011 - The Class of 1961 will hold its 50-Year Reunion. - For details, contact Gary Fitzgerald at Fitz43@cox.net or 757-879-2847 - CLASS OF 1961
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Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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==============================================Carol Buckley Harty
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When a Man Loves a Woman
Written by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright
(b. 25 Feb 1941)
When a man loves
Can't keep his mind on nothing else
He'll trade the world
For the good thing he's found
If she's bad he can't see it
She can do no wrong
Turn his back on his best friend
If he put her down
When a man loves a woman
Spend his very last dime
Tryin' to hold on to what he needs
He'd give up all his comfort
Sleep out in the rain
If she said that's the way it ought to be
Well, this man loves a woman
I gave you everything I had
Tryin' to hold on to your precious love
Baby, please don't treat me bad
When a man loves a woman
Down deep in his soul
She can bring him such misery
If she plays him for a fool
He's the last one to know
Lovin' eyes can't ever see
When a man loves a woman
He can do no wrong
He can never own some other girl
Yes when a man loves a woman
I know exactly how he feels
'Cause baby, baby, baby, you're my world
When a man loves a woman.....
"When A Man Loves A Woman"
mov file courtesy of
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 04/05/06
(This is by far the best one, but you have to rip it from the web page.)
OHHHH, but it is soooooo good! Thanks for your diligence, David!
And thanks to my #6 son, Dale Harty (American School, IL - '02) for extracting a totally new type of file for me! (04/06/06)
"When A Man
Loves A Woman" lyrics courtesy of
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 04/04/06
Thanks again, Dave!
Image of Man Loves Woman courtesy of http://canelassongs2.homestead.com/whenaman.html - 04/05/06
Nerve Heart Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars12.html - 01/20/06
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
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
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Animated Hiding Mallard (by AF Artist - Josh Doohen) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 05/15/08
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
courtesy of Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 08/28/09
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