10/14/16 - NNHS Newsletter - Don't Speak
“I don't speak negatively and I don't listen to those who do.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I'm a big ol' No Doubt fan, doncha know.....
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR3Vdo5etCQ&ob=av3e - Don't Speak - No Doubt, 2003
|"Don't Speak" is a song by the American
Doubt. It was released in 1996 as the third
single from the band's third studio album,
Tragic Kingdom (1995). The song is presumed to be about the
breakup of vocalist
Gwen Stefani's seven-year relationship with bassist
Despite the song's popularity, "Don't Speak" did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100 (as rules of the times required commercial singles for charting and one was not issued for the song), but it did reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay for sixteen weeks. The single also reached number one in Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, being No Doubt's most successful international single. "Don't Speak" was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the 1998 Grammy Awards.
The song was ranked at number 495 on Blender magazine's "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born". The song is a playable track in the 2009 music video game Band Hero, and is also included as a downloadable song in 2008's Rock Band 2.
The song was written by Eric Stefani and Gwen Stefani and produced by Matthew Wilder. "Don't Speak" went through several rewrites. A live version that exists from April 1994 shows off a bouncy tune that has the same skeleton as the released version, but not the same urgency. A demo version also appeared on a demo CD, which was presented to Interscope Records prior to the release of the Tragic Kingdom album. Part of the song was performed on VH1 Storytellers on August 10, 2000. The song was written via multiple rewrites about the ending of the relationship between bassist Kanal and lead vocal Gwen Stefani...
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Mickey Marcella ('54) of VA AND Liz Breeden ('61) of VA AND My Granddaughter, Eme Harty of UT!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Milton Nunnally ('66 and '67) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
17 - Betty Jean Dail Phillips ('57);
18 - Lou Kressaty (Butler HS, NJ - '57) of VA AND Carol Faith DeArment Blankenship ('61) of VA AND Jimmy Crank ('63) of VA AND the late Kathy Agee Glenny ('64) (deceased 06/03/06);
19 - Danny Coleman ('63) of NC;
20 - Vera Lee Cutchins Hinnant ('57) AND Mike Ozmer ('63) AND John DiGiacomo ('69) of VA;
21 - The late Mr. Julius Conn (deceased - Sept 1983) AND Marlin Eby ('57) AND Albert Dorner ('66) of VA AND Belinda Fortner Langston ('70) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
950 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|October 14, 1066 - Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings: In England on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings, the Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeated the English army and kill King Harold II of England.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
October 14, 1933 - Nazi Germany withdrew from The League of Nations.
October 14, 1938 - The first flight of the
Curtiss Aircraft Company's
October 14, 1939 - The German submarine U-47 sank the British battleship HMS Royal Oak within her harbour at Scapa Flow, Scotland.
October 14, 1940 - The Balham subway station disaster in London, England occurred during the Nazi Luftwaffe air raids on Great Britain.
October 14, 1943 - Prisoners at the Nazi German Sobibor extermination camp in Poland revolted against the Germans, killing eleven SS guards, and wounding many more. About 300 of the Sobibor Camp's 600 prisoners escaped, and about 50 of these survived the end of the war.
October 14, 1943 - The American Eighth Air Force lost 60 B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers in aerial combat during the second mass-daylight air raid on the Schweinfurt ball-bearing factories in western Nazi Germany.
October 14, 1943 -
José P. Laurel took the oath of office as President of the
October 14, 1944 - Athens, Greece was liberated by British Army troops entering the city as the Wehrmacht pulled out. This cleared the way for the Greek government-in-exile to return to its historic capital city, with George Papandreou, Sr., as the head-of-government.
October 14, 1944 - Linked to a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was forced to commit suicide.
THIS DAY IN 1966:
|Friday, October 14, 1966 - The city of Montreal began the operation of its underground Montreal Metro rapid-transit system.|
|“No one has a finer
command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.”
From My Daughter, Adrienne Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL) of NC -10/13/16:
|SO WRETCHEDLY TRUE! Thank you, Adrienne!|
From Me ('65) of NC - 10/13/16:
From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 10/14/16:
|Thank you, Carlene! That is what they say.....|
“Spoken often enough, words become [became] nonsense.”
From www.ajokeaday.com - 10/14/15:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 and 20, 2016 - The NNHS Class
of 1956 will hold their 60-Year Reunion.
2. Wednesday, November 09, 2016 - 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.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 09/02/16
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
theme and midi
originally suggested by my (then) 17 year-old daughter, Adrienne Harty, of NC - 10/04/04
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06
Sad Face clip art courtesy of http://www.designstop.com/free_stuff/clipart/smiles/smiles1.htm - 08/03/08 (re-saved 02/16/09)
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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