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Rudyjeep commented on Julie Wenger Watson's blog post 'A Conversation with Andrew Trube and Anthony Farrell of the Greyhounds'
"Wow - these guys seem like they would be an awesome band to see live!  I just followed a link to their Youtube channel and saw them do a cover of "Jump into the Fire".  Unfortunately, they don't seem to come North that often…"
Apr 15
Rudyjeep replied to Jim Moulton's discussion 'What CD are you looking forward to being Released?'
"I am also looking forward to the new Dave and Phil album.  In addition, Chrissie Hynde is releasing a solo album "Stockholm" on June 9th and First Aid Kit have "Stay Gold" coming out July 10th. "
Apr 1
Rudyjeep commented on Neil Ferguson's blog post '10 Acts I Saw (and Loved) at SXSW 2014'
"The Felice Brothers are a treat.  Great Stuff - thanks for this. "
Mar 21
Rudyjeep commented on Kelly McCartney's blog post 'St. Vincent's Performance : Art : Life'
"I wasn't impressed with her collaboration with David Byrne - I've been tired of his schtick since 1988 - but this new collection is impressive.  And she is an impressive player.  Thanks for this. "
Mar 14
Rudyjeep commented on Tom Reney's blog post '20 Feet From Stardom'
"There was a fantastic article in New Yorker a couple years ago about Ester Dean, who writes many pop hits for today's starts like Pink and Rhianna, and it's in a similar vein about the proximity to stardom without being a star.  Ester…"
Mar 11
Rudyjeep replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"David Francey - So Say We All I was going to pick up "Waking Hour" but I'll wait till I see him when he does a gig in town in April.  I'd rather the money go directly to the musician.   "
Mar 5
Rudyjeep commented on No Depression's blog post 'Win a Copy of the New Drive-By Truckers Album'
"I've only seen them live once - Irving Plaza in 2004 - and a recent regret was having missed them when they played Toronto last November.  On a Saturday Night.  Winning the new album would go a long way towards easing the pain! "
Mar 4
Rudyjeep left a comment for Dennis Nyman
"P.S.  And I agree with you on KMAG YOYO.   Three years later and I still listen to it weekly.   "
Feb 6
Rudyjeep left a comment for Dennis Nyman
"I agree.  I talked with my wife about the very points you brought up about the volunteer Army last night.  But it is the charge of the State to use it's Army wisely and I feel we were duped into going into Iraq and not enough…"
Feb 6
Dennis Nyman left a comment for Rudyjeep
"Thanks Rudyjeep for the apology. It was the way you dismissed the whole Baby Boomer generation as hypocritical that got to me when only a minority were pacifists in the first place. I do think it was the draft that so motivated so many of my…"
Feb 6
Rudyjeep left a comment for Dennis Nyman
"   Sorry if I offended Dennis with my comments on hypocritical Boomers.  I was obviously painting them with a broad brush and I didn't mean everyone.  I'm actually at the bottom end of the generation myself.  …"
Feb 6
Rudyjeep commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Hard Working Americans – Hard Working Americans (Album Review)'
"I've only heard one song so far.  I'll have to pick it up.  Thanks for this Alan.   "
Feb 6
Rudyjeep replied to Joshua Sanders's discussion 'OK...so what does everyone have too say about Bob Dylan doing a car commercial for the Super Bowl?'
"What amuses me more than the commercial is the protests from the aggrieved Baby Boomers.  The anti capitalist generation that presided over the “greed is good” 80’s, the Dot Com hype of the 90’s and the housing bubble…"
Feb 4
Rudyjeep commented on Easy Ed's blog post 'Pete Seeger Dead: Folk Legend Dies at 94'
"Having grown up in Beacon where I first saw Pete perform in my first grade class, I understand his impact as a musician and civil rights activist.  But to me, his greatest legacy will be for his work with the Clearwater.   The only…"
Jan 28
Rudyjeep commented on Julie Wenger Watson's blog post 'New video and an interview with J Roddy Walston'
"I'm seeing them tonight.  Thanks for the preview. "
Jan 24
Rudyjeep commented on Kevernacular (Kevin Lynch)'s blog post 'Amiri Baraka: A Native Son of Racial Reality and Necessity'
"I can see you are trying to be balanced in highlighting his work and the criticism of him, Kevin.  I couldn't be as impartial with someone who thinks that Jews were told to stay home on 9/11.  And I also wouldn't have called him…"
Jan 17

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At 9:23am on February 6, 2014, Dennis Nyman said…

Thanks Rudyjeep for the apology. It was the way you dismissed the whole Baby Boomer generation as hypocritical that got to me when only a minority were pacifists in the first place. I do think it was the draft that so motivated so many of my generation to protest the war since there is something evil about a government that felt it had the right to force teenagers to become killers or be killed in a war that made no sense. For that very reason I think our current wars would have been more vigurously protested if the draft was still intact. As it is, it is a little harder to condemn the government for utilizing an army that has volunteered for such service. Of course, many of those in the service joined as a last resort in a world of little opportunity but it's not the same as being legally forced into that position. It would take mass desertions and protests by the armed services itself to have the same impact that our protests had in the Viet Nam era. And you're right, after 9/11 many went over to the dark side to embrace revenge rather than less destructive ways to respond to that attack. I personally lost my best friend because of his political about face.

At 5:06pm on September 26, 2013, Shawn Edward Cote said…

Thanks.  Who's Seth?  Or is that a dumb question?

At 8:30am on January 3, 2013, NoDepression said…

Hi Rudyjeep,

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your recent comments here on No Depression. It means a lot to the folks who blog and post other content here to know that it's being noticed and appreciated. Since the majority of content on this site is crowd-sourced, community involvement is what makes everything here on ND possible. So, thanks again for taking the time to post comments - we really appreciate it!

- Lucca at No Depression

At 9:34am on July 15, 2011, Lucky Mud said…

disjointed morning so far, but...yeah, somewhere in my boxes of thousands of cassette tapes is a set of my old airchecks. I'm sure a lot of my voice-overs and other commercials are in there, too. 

 

At 8:01am on July 15, 2011, Lucky Mud said…
I was on WPAP 92.5 in Panama City. A perpetual #1 station in the area. I was at a big rock station before that, I think it was 94.5, but I honestly don't remember.  Mike
At 3:32pm on July 14, 2011, Lucky Mud said…

I had a radio show on crcfm in Castlebar, Ireland, for a couple of years after leaving the 100, ooo watt giant here in the South, but I was working full-time and it wore my ass out. I've been getting  come-ons from a new station in the West of Ireland recently, and I may try it again.

     I have never done anything that was closer to my heart than radio. I love it, love the invisible-ness of it, the voices, the music, and how they invade our hearts when we're alone.

     ND is a great site and I've missed the chance to talk about my love of music and radio for a long time. Hope we meet someday. I live in the Florida Panhandle along the wild Gulf of Mexico. Maggie and I have a monthly gathering at our seven acre spread we call Maggie's Farm. It's walking distance from one of the most pristine and beautiful creeks in the South. People come from around the world to canoe/kayak/tube it. It's called Econfina Creek.

     Good to spend time with you, and a pleasure to meet you on this august site.  Here's hoping it's (paraphrasing Bogart in Casablanca) the beginning of a great friendship.

     Mike

 

     Mike

At 2:10pm on July 14, 2011, Lucky Mud said…
I hope I got this right. Good to talk to you directly. This is the best site I've found to listen and learn from since the Prodigy days back in the 18th century. Good to meet you
At 1:34pm on October 25, 2010, Jim Page said…
Hey Rudyjeep................. You left me a comment about Geneseo and Buzzo. I'm just getting the hang of No Depression. I like it a lot but there's a few things I miss - like your comment.

Anyway, you mentioned getting me up to Rochester. I'd love to. Any venues?
At 12:04pm on March 5, 2009, No Depression said…
Hi there and welcome to the new community site! We hope you're finding everything okay. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback (here are some FAQs in case anything's confusing). Thanks for joining. Cheers!
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