Newport News High School
Breeze Band

Directors
     
Mr. Russell Girt Mr. Arthur Kelley Miss Janice Shockley Mrs. Jo Poe Mr. Allen Wright
1954 Anchor, p. 10 1957 Anchor, p. 11 1961 Anchor, p. 30    
Cincinnati Conservatory, B.M., M.M. Yale University, B.A., B.M., M.M. Shenandoah Conservatory
of Music, B.M.E.
   

 

Click on each year below for more images and stories.

 

 

1954 - Drum Major ??

 
08/24/07

1955 - Drum Major Julius Benton ('58)

08/24/07


Newport News High School Junior Band Concert
Thursday, April 8, 1955
 - Courtesy of Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 08/22/07

 
 

1956 - Drum Major ??

08/24/07

  
Newport News High School Junior Band Concert
Friday, April 13, 1956
 - Courtesy of Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 08/22/07

 
 

1957 - Drum Major ??

 

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1958 - Drum Major Tommy Reese ('61)

 
 

1959 - Drum Major ??

 

 

1960 - Drum Major ??

 
08/24/07

1961 - Drum Major Raymond Staton ('64)

 
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1962 - Drum Major Raymond Staton ('64)

 

08/24/07

1963 - Drum Major John Howard ('66)

01/07/04 Original Yearbook Glossy from the 1963 Anchor of the Newport News High School Typhoon Marching Junior Band - Courtesy of (Drum Major) John Howard ('66) and Cheryl Mays Howard ('66) - 01/07/04

 

 

1964 - Drum Major ??

 

 

1965 - Drum Major ??

 
08/24/07

1966 - Drum Major Paul McDonald

 
08/24/07

1967 - Drum Major Tony Koskinas ('68)

 
 

This page was finally created on Friday, August 24, 2007.

 

 


Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy

(Jimmy Dean)
 

Have you ever passed the corner of 4th and Ground
Where a little ball of rhythm has a shoeshine stand
People gather round and they clap their hands he's a great big bundle of joy
He pops a boogie woogie rag Chattanooga shoeshine boy
Well he charges you a nickel just to shine one shoe
He makes the oldest kind of leather look like new
You feel as though you wanna dance when he gets through
He's a great big bundle of joy
He pops a boogie woogie rag Chattanooga shoeshine boy
Well it's a wonder that the rag don't tear the way he makes it pop
You oughta see him fan the air
He opens up for business when the clock strikes nine
He likes to get 'em early when they're feelin' fine
Everybody gets a little rise and shine with a great big bundle of joy
He pops a boogie woogie rag Chattanooga shoeshine boy
[ guitar ]
Well it's a wonder that the rag...


"Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy" midi courtesy of http://www.barefootsworld.net/midijamboree.html - 08/12/06

"Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy" lyrics courtesy
of http://www.lyrics007.com/Jimmy%20Dean%20Lyrics/Chattanooga%20Shoeshine%20Boy%20Lyrics.html - 08/12/06

Musical Bar clip art courtesy of http://clipart-darktreasures.com/Clip_Art/ClipArtMusicSheetMusic.htm - 02/05/04

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