08/13/13 - NNHS Newsletter - Am
I That Easy to Forget?
“It's so easy to forget the things that happen
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTmMDhvhXZc - Am I That Easy to Forget? - Jim Reeves
"Am I That Easy to Forget" is the title of a popular song written
country music singer Carl Belew and W.S. Stevenson and published in
1958. Belew recorded his song in Nashville on December 17, 1958, and
single in March 1959, where it reached number nine on the U.S.
country music chart. Other country music artists who have recorded
cover versions of the song include:
Skeeter Davis (#11 country, 1960);
Ernest Tubb (1960);
Gene Vincent (1966);
George Jones (1967);
Patti Page (1968);
Reeves (#12 country, 1973); and
Prairie Oyster (1991).
In 1960, singer and actress Debbie Reynolds recorded a version of "Am I That Easy to Forget" that reached number 25 on the U.S. pop chart. The highest charting version of the song on the U.S. pop chart was recorded by singer Engelbert Humperdinck on August 11, 1967. Released as a single in late 1967 from his album The Last Waltz, it reached number 18 on the Hot 100 and number one on the Easy Listening chart in early 1968. Humperdinck's version was also a big hit in England, where it spent two weeks at number three on the UK Singles Chart, as well as in Ireland, where it spent three weeks at number one on the Irish Singles Chart. Humperdinck himself recorded a special version for Italy, in the local language, entitled "Dimenticarti non potrei" ("I couldn't forget you").
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday this week to:
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
THIS DAY IN 1963:
NEW ON SITE:
http://www.nnhs65.com/sussex-beauty-salon.html - brand new page!
|1958 Anchor, p. 159|
From Terry Seay ('67) of TN - 08/12/13 - "Canadian Songwriter Event - October 26":
|This is an announcement
and call for our annual All Canadian Songwriter Benefit for Tin Pan
North. If you are a Canadian Songwriter, can utter the word "hey" or
your Grandmother's Uncle lives in Canada you qualify to play.
The last two years we have featured a number of headlining Canadian artist... we hope to continue that trend with some announcement very soon.
Email me at Terry.Seay@itsallaboutZmusic.com if you want to play or attend...donations will be taken at Z door with 100% going to the Toronto Chapter of NSAI to help expand the Tin Pan North event held every May in Toronto.
|OUTSTANDING! Thanks, Terry!|
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 08/12/13 - "David Copperfield Fantastic- this is a must see to the end. Truly Amazing":
Can your dream come true? How high can you fly?
Only in Vegas can you sit
right there in the front row and watch this happen and say to yourself
“HOW does he do that?”
WOWZERS! How, indeed! Thank you, Dearest Judy!
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 08/12/13 - "Watermelons and Eggs":
WOWZERONI! They're incredible! Thanks, Joyce!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 08/12/13 - "Canine Domino Effect":
AWW! So cute - and so true! Thanks again, Dearest Judy!
From My Friend, Alice, of NV - 08/12/13 - " PUMPKIN PIE CAKE":
PUMPKIN PIE CAKE
1 - 18 oz. can pumpkin (or fresh equivalent)
1 box yellow cake mix (2 layer size)
1 cup sugar
1/2 c. melted butter
1 - 13 oz. can evaporated milk (not sweetened condensed)
3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
3 tsp. cinnamon
Beat eggs and milk together; add pumpkin, sugar and cinnamon. Mix until well blended. Pour into a 9x13 greased pan. Sprinkle dry cake mix over mixture. Drizzle with melted margarine. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 min or until done. Serve (warm or cold) with topping or whipped cream. Enjoy!
OOH! Thank you so much, Alice!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 07/27/13 - " 'I'm NOT Crazy!' (These are hilarious!) (#17 in a series of 25)":
Thanks, Dearest Judy!
|BONUS EASY TO MAKE, HARD TO FORGET CROCHET PATTERN:|
http://www.favecrafts.com/Crochet/332-Easy-Crochet-Patterns-The-Ultimate-Crochet-Guide - Melissa Connor's 332 Easy Crochet Patterns: The Ultimate Crochet Guide - "This is the ultimate crochet guide to some of our best crochet patterns. With these 332 Easy Crochet Patterns, you'll be ready to make whatever you'd like! From scarves to hats, dishcloths to sweaters, this guide has it all. We were sure to include lots of easy crochet patterns that are great for those just starting to crochet. There are also some more advanced patterns for those who have been "hooked" on crochet for a while! This is a great guide to turn to when you need inspiration for a new crochet project. There are lots of fun crochet afghan patterns, sweaters, and accessories to make, so grab a hook and your favorite yarn and get to work making one of these 332 easy crochet patterns!"
BONUS EASY TO MAKE, HARD TO FORGET RECIPES:
|http://www.easytomakehardtoforget.com/ - Easy to Make, Hard to Forget Recipes - "Easy to Make, Hard to Forget is a whole new cooking concept to show you how to gain maximum flavor with minimum effort."|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 08/12/13:
An airline ticker office in Copenhagen reminds you:
WE TAKE YOUR BAGS AND SEND THEM IN ALL DIRECTIONS
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1.Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 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 with them.
2. Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton on the Water. Friday night will also be open to the Classes of 1962 and 1964. SEE: The website which has been set up for their class at www.nnhs1963.com; CONTACT: Frank Gibson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Joyce Williams Nettles, email@example.com, or Susie Overton Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org;FORM: Registration-Classes-of-1962-and-1964-B.docx
3. Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 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.
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7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Am I That Easy to Forget
Words and Music by Carl Belew and W.S. Stevenson, 1958
Recorded by Jim Reeves, 1973
They say you've found somebody new,
But that won't stop my loving you.
I just can't let you walk away,
Forget the love I had for you.
Guess I could find somebody, too,
But I don't want no one but you.
How could you leave without regret?
Am I that easy to forget?
Before you leave be sure you find
You want your new love much more than mine.
'Cause I'll just say we've never met,
If I'm that easy to forget?
If I'm that easy to forget?
"Am I That Easy to Forget?" midi (sequenced by Peter Wolmarans) courtesy of http://www.steenmp.dk/us/midi.htm – 11/14/05
"Am I That Easy to Forget?" lyrics courtesy of http://www.angel-stardust.com/poems/amithat1.html - 08/12/06
TitleImage courtesy of http://www.cynann.com/tears/tj2/tj2.html - 08/12/06
Flowering Vine Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/agent99bm/- 10/02/05
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp- 05/29/06
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
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