Audio/Video Memories

This page contains links to audio and video memories of our class that we've uploaded to youtube.com and video that appears on East Longmeadow Community Access Television. Please contact us if you have some audio or video footage of classmates you'd enjoy sharing. Today's technology makes it relatively easy to accomplish.

Audio
 
1969 Spartanum Spectaculum Record

In 1969, Mr. Walter Gonet, WG Records, Holyoke MA, made a stereo record of the 1969 Spartanum Spectaculum show, featuring many of our classmates. Most of the music was arranged by ELHS 1964 graduate Mr. Roy Grundstrom, who passed away in 2012. A Taste of Honey was arranged by Mr. Robert Isernio, a local musician and You Were on My Mind by classmate Steve St. Marie.

Below are links to all the tracks on our youtube.com channel. We hope they bring back fond memories!
 
Side One
1. Overture --- by pit orchestra, followed by opening monologue by master of ceremonies, Joe Marazzi click here
2. Second Hand Rose --- vocal by Valerie Jamison click here
3. My Man --- vocal by Valerie Jamison; Bob Ireland's french horn solo, floating above the melody, perfectly complements Valerie's voice. click here                
4. Guantamera --- accordion instrumental by Joe McCollum click here
5. Sunny --- instrumental by pit orchestra featuring Bob Reis and Andy Malloy on trombone click here
6. Happy Together --- vocal by Charmers click here. Charmers members: Susan Garner, Ellen Hopkins, Amelia Ingram, Valerie Jamison, Lois Melbourne, and Susan Regnier.     

7. Silvermen --- master of ceremonies Joe Marazzi introduces the Silvermen's tableau on "Love" click here 
8. Monologue --- master of ceremonies Joe Marazzi introduces the second half of the show click here 
9. A Taste of Honey --- instrumental by pit orchestra click here                                  
10. Monologue --- master of ceremonies Joe Marazzi delivers a few witty lines click here 

Side Two
 
1. Legs --- dancers accompanied by chorus singing snippets from a medley of hits click here 

2. Maria --- vocal by Jim Wilkins click here
 
3. Shall We Dance? ---vocal by Jim Wilkins click here 
 
4. End of the World --- vocal by Sue Langevin click here
 
5. Harper Valley PTA --- vocal by Sue Langevin click here 

6. Laugh-In ---comedic skit with pit orchestral accompaniment --- audio is hard to hear click here

7. Novelette --- Marie Roy plays Robert Schumann's "Novelette" on the piano click here
 
8. You Were on my Mind ---vocal by The Travelers click here 

9. Up, Up and Away --- master of ceremonies Joe Marazzi closes the show; pit orchestra plays portion of "Up, Up and Away" click here
 
From the record album's back cover.
 
 
 From the record album's back cover.
 
Video
 
1960
 
1. Miss Dineen's second grade class 1960 May Day celebration at Pleasant View School - filmed by Diane LaFave Cirignano's mother click here 
 
1968
 
The following videos were filmed by Mr. Ed Willard, father of Kris '67, Bob '69, Rick '70, Rand '74, and Ray '76. Rand supplied us the footage. We extend our grateful appreciation to Mr. Willard and Rand.
 
1. Parents' Day 1968 (fall of our junior year) - band, cheerleaders, football team, spectators in stands at Parents' Day home football game click here     
 
2. Game Day 1968 (fall of our junior year) - home football game showing plays run by both teams click here
 
3. The Spartans 1968 (fall of our junior year) - closeups of our football team click here
 
1969
 
The following videos were filmed by Mr. Ed Willard, father of Kris '67, Bob '69, Rick '70, Rand '74, and Ray '76. Rand supplied us the footage. We extend our grateful appreciation to Mr. Willard and Rand.
 
1. East Longmeadow High School 1969 Championship Swim Meet Highlights (spring of our junior year) - footage from either the Western Mass, state, or New England meets click here
 
2. East Longmeadow High School 1969 Track Meet Highlights (spring of our junior year- featuring Bob Willard (ELHS 1969) throwing the shot put and pole vauting, and Rick Willard and Bill Creighton throwing the javelin click here
 
3. East Longmeadow High School Class of 1969 Commencement Highlights (spring of our junior year) - some of us are in the band; Stan Sroka and Rick Willard, wearing white jackets, assist with the commencement click here
 
4. Parents' Day 1969 (fall of our senior year) - band, cheerleaders, spectators in stands at Parents' Day home football game click here     
                                             
5. Cheerleaders 1969 (fall of our senior year) - our cheerleaders at a home football game click here 
 
6. Spartan Practice 1969 (fall of our senior year) - film of football practice click here
 
7. The Spartans 1969 (fall of our senior year) - close-ups of football team and coaches click here
 
1970
 
The following videos were filmed by Mr. Ed Willard, father of Kris '67, Bob '69, Rick '70, Rand '74, and Ray '76. Rand supplied us the footage. We extend our grateful appreciation to Mr. Willard and Rand.
 
1. East Longmeadow High School 1970 Track Meet Highlights click here
 
2. East Longmeadow High School Class of 1970 Commencement Highlights click here
 
2011
 
East Longmeadow High School 50th Birthday Party Highlights From July 1 - 4, 2011, East Longmeadow High School held a birthday party to celebrate its first fifty years. Over 800 alumni, faculty, and guests attended a variety of events. See the ELHS 50th Birthday page for a complete report.
 
1. Reception inside the school and dedication of Spartan Walkway on July 1, 2011 click here
 
2. A few classmates inside the Pizza Shoppe on July 2, 2011 click here
 
3. Gala at MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA on July 2, 2011 click here
 
4. Dancing prior to the fireworks on July 3, 2011 (note: dancing begins at 1:05 in this clip, and includes classmate Gina Truitt McKinney) click here
 
5. Fourth of July parade on July 4, 2011: East Longmeadow High School 50th Birthday Party float with classmates click here   
 
2009 - 2014
 
Classmate Bruce Moore, who serves on the East Longmeadow Historical Commission, has made several videos showcasing historical sites and items of historical interest in East Longmeadow. Here are the links to the videos on East Longmeadow Community Access Television's YouTube website:
 
1. Tour of the East Longmeadow Historical Museum click here
 
2. A Visit to Pine Quarry click here
 
3. History and Tour of Greenlawn Cemetery click here
 
4. Sandstone Quarrying in East Longmeadow click here 
 
5. A Short Hike Around Conant Brook Reservoir in Monson click here
 
6. The McCormick Longmeadow Stone Company click here
 
7. East Longmeadow Dairies click here
 
8. Pease Quarry tour click here
 
9. A Short Hike to Jawbuck Reservoir, East Longmeadow click here 
 
2013 - WWLP's Mass Appeal television show 
 
1. Underground Railroad: The Elijah Burt House in East Longmeadow - - - short video on how this house at 201 Chestnut St. was used to shelter runaway slaves during the Civil War. Filmed by WWLP and narrated by classmate Bruce Moore click here