Talawanda Teachers’ Favorite Romantic Movies and Songs

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for watching romantic movies. Luckily, there are plenty of them to choose from. Here are some of the favorite romantic movies of Talawanda High School teachers.

Dirty Dancing – Heather Cole

Love Actually – Holli Morrish 

My Cousin Vinny – TJ Pearson

Return to Me – Tom York

Say Anything – Clare Squance

Sense and Sensibility – Kalinde Webb

So I Married an Ax Murderer – Adriane Ruther

Somewhere in Time – Amy Schulze

So Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Heidi Schran

10 Things I Hate About You – Steve Pasquale

When Harry Met Sally – Ted Caudill

Check out this list of the top 33 romantic comedies of all time and compare! https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/best-romantic-comedies-of-all-time

According to The Knot, some of the most romantic songs are “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Hueston, “Your Song” by Elton John, “Best of My Love” by The Emotions, and “The Power of Love” by Celine Dion. Talawanda teachers, however, have different ideas:

1927 – “My Heart Stood Still” – music by Richard Rogers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, Mr. Pearson

1929 – “Honeysuckle Rose” – Fats Waller, Mr. Pearson

1956 – “I Could Write a Book” – music by Richard Rogers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, Mr. Pearson 

1962 – “Cry To Me” –  Solomon Burke, Mrs. Cole

1965 – “My Girl” – Temptations, Mr. York 

1966 – “Try a Little Tenderness” – Otis Redding, Ms. Weatherwax

1971 – “Something” – Gorge Harrison,  Mrs. Webb 

1983 – “Faithfully” – Journey,  Mr. Schmid 

1986 – “Lady in Red” – Chris de Burgh, Mr. Caudill 

1986 – “In Your Eyes” – Peter Gabriel, Mrs. Squance 

1992 – “No Scrubs” – TLC, Mr. Schmid 

1994 – “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” – Elton John, from the movie The Lion King, Mr. Davies

1994 -“I’ll Make Love to You” – Boyz II Men, Mr.Pasquale (Is this school appropriate, Mr. Pasquale?)

1998 – “I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You” – Colin Hay, Mr. Pearson 

1998 – “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” – Aerosmith, Mr.Pasquale 

2014 – “Thinking Out Loud” – Ed Sherran, Mrs. Schulze 

2019 – “Meet Me in Memphis” – King Bee & the Stingers, Mr. Pearson 

A Selection of THS Teachers’ Favorite Love Songs can be found on Talawanda Tribune’s Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4mhys41Po2EtOnAmbLdpnL