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Happy Birthday, Dick

Susan of DT 19 Jun 99 - 03:31 PM
AllisonA(Animaterra) 19 Jun 99 - 03:35 PM
Peter T. 19 Jun 99 - 03:48 PM
katlaughing 19 Jun 99 - 05:04 PM
Craig 19 Jun 99 - 05:18 PM
Bob Landry 19 Jun 99 - 05:47 PM
Jeri 19 Jun 99 - 05:48 PM
Lonesome EJ 19 Jun 99 - 06:20 PM
Dave Swan 19 Jun 99 - 07:00 PM
The Shambles 19 Jun 99 - 07:54 PM
bseed(charleskratz) 19 Jun 99 - 08:40 PM
catspaw49 19 Jun 99 - 08:45 PM
skarpi 19 Jun 99 - 08:51 PM
Rick Fielding 19 Jun 99 - 09:01 PM
Bill D 19 Jun 99 - 09:09 PM
Barry Finn 19 Jun 99 - 09:45 PM
bbc 19 Jun 99 - 10:06 PM
Roger in Baltimore 19 Jun 99 - 10:39 PM
Banjer 19 Jun 99 - 10:40 PM
Sandy Paton 19 Jun 99 - 11:42 PM
Charlie Baum 20 Jun 99 - 12:43 AM
Sandy Paton 20 Jun 99 - 01:31 AM
Night Owl 20 Jun 99 - 02:08 AM
Night Owl 20 Jun 99 - 02:15 AM
Ferrara 20 Jun 99 - 04:03 AM
Ted from Australia 20 Jun 99 - 05:49 AM
alison 20 Jun 99 - 06:26 AM
Wally Macnow 20 Jun 99 - 10:10 AM
karen k 20 Jun 99 - 11:29 AM
dick greenhaus 21 Jun 99 - 11:59 AM
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Martin _Ryan 21 Jun 99 - 05:58 PM
Joe Offer 21 Jun 99 - 08:28 PM
Alice 21 Jun 99 - 09:46 PM
Night Owl 21 Jun 99 - 11:54 PM
Night Owl 22 Jun 99 - 01:16 AM
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Subject: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Susan of DT
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 03:31 PM

Today is Dick Greenhaus's 70th birthday. He does not like a fuss, but I think decades are worth noting. He has made the Digital Tradition what it is. Without his contributions, it would still be a private collection of two peoples songs as individual files on disk. Thank you, Dick.


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: AllisonA(Animaterra)
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 03:35 PM

THANK YOU DICK!!!!! This is such a wonderful place, and I'm well aware of how much you do to make it possible. Bless you and Susan too.
Allison


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Peter T.
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 03:48 PM

Dick, you have given us more good things than you can know in bringing us all the Digital Tradition. Until you came along, the only DT's were the DT's! Seriously, the best of birthdays.
Yours, Peter T.


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: katlaughing
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 05:04 PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DICK!

The DT is a wonderful creation to be able to claim as yours. You should be very proud and feel a deep sense of satisfaction. The pleasure it has brought to my 81 yr. old dad and me is immeasurable.

Thank you, SO MUCH!

Katlaughing


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Craig
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 05:18 PM

Happy Birthday Dick. Thank you for helping to give us a most wonderful place to talk about and share something we all love. Folk Music. Craig


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Bob Landry
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 05:47 PM

Happy Birthday, Dick. Live it up, ol' buddy!

Bob


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Jeri
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 05:48 PM

I think the DT will one day be seen as the one of the most significant contributions to folk music in the 20th century. No, that's wrong - it already is. Maybe the most. In any event, I sure appreciate it!

Happy Birthday!!!


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 06:20 PM

My admiration and gratitude to you on your 70th, Dick. Happy Birthday!

LEJ


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Dave Swan
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 07:00 PM

Many Happy Returns of the Day, sir, and many thanks. Dave


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: The Shambles
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 07:54 PM

Congratulations on your 'three score and ten'.


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: bseed(charleskratz)
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 08:40 PM

My son's sixty-six year old father also wishes you a happy birthday and expresses gratitude for your creation and its wonderful linkage to this forum.

--seed (not quite as far into old fartery as you, but close)


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: catspaw49
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 08:45 PM

Many thanks Dick for being a part of the creation of this wonderful place where "friendship" has taken on a new meaning for many of us, perhaps myself most of all.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY and may there be a lot more!!!

catspaw


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: skarpi
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 08:51 PM

From skarpi witch is staying outside on cold summer night,

Happy Bithday and may god be with you, always.

bless skarpi Iceland.


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Rick Fielding
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 09:01 PM

Happy Birthday Dick. It was Sandy Paton who told me he'd been "looking for a community like this all his life". I thought he was being melodramatic. Nope, if anything, he was understating how I have come to feel about the Mudcat. A million thanks.
Rick


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Bill D
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 09:09 PM

"why was he born so beautiful
why was he born at all?...
he's no bloody use to anyone..
he's no bloody use at all.."

him!!...
Dick!!
ahhh..never mind


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Barry Finn
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 09:45 PM

Happy Birthday Dick, You ARE the man. Thanks. Barry


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: bbc
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 10:06 PM

Dear Dick,

I'm glad Susan told. I'm very glad to be able to wish you a happy 70th. You don't look a day over--oh, I don't know--& you're a heck of a nice guy! Hope you can come over & play banjo again sometime; I really enjoyed that!

love,

bbc (Barbara)


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Roger in Baltimore
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 10:39 PM

Surely Susan is exaggerating about the age. Perhaps she meant 50. Or maybe she's just pulling our leg.

Well, Dick, whatever age you are, I do believe it is your birthday. I raise a toast in your honor.

And like many others, I thank you and all the other Mudcat creators for the work you have done to make this site happen. It has been a joy and a blessing to me!

Happy Birthday!

Big RiB


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Banjer
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 10:40 PM

Happy Birthday Dick and allow me to echo the sentiments of those before me. Thanks for a wonderful experience in the form of the DT and for being a part of the creation of this community. Like the others have said, it has become more than a website to visit, it has become a second home for a lot of us where friendships have been formed that will last forever. THANKS AND A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Sandy Paton
Date: 19 Jun 99 - 11:42 PM

Grumble, grumph, etc. Once there were only two of us Mudcats in the seventy-class (according to the "How old is a Mudcatter" thread). Now we've gotta make room for another. Well, if it's gotta be, I'm glad it's one as congenial as the old master-Mudcatter himself. Welcome to the ranks, Dick. From up here, we can watch all those other guys playing catch-up. Happy birthday!

Sandy


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Charlie Baum
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 12:43 AM

Happy 70th birthday, Dick!

You're no longer a sexagenarian...

--Charlie Baum


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Sandy Paton
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 01:31 AM

Charlie: Does that mean we've become septic?


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 02:08 AM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DICK!!!! I want to take a second or two to let you know how much this place, you've been instrumental in creating, has meant in my life. I lost my brother twelve years ago in a car vs. eighteen-wheeler accident. (He was on his way home from a Contra Dance callers' workshop in Berea, Ky.) One of the major bonds, which carried into adulthood, between my brother and myself was our mutual love for traditional music and old camp songs. I could always count on him...or he on me....to remember a forgotten word, chord, verse or melody to some obscure song. His passing left a large, painful void in my life, being unable to simply pick up the phone and call him to fill in the missing words or tunes over these years, and to share the music. I stumbled onto Mudcats a few months ago and immediately felt at "HOME". THANK YOU, Dick...


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 02:15 AM

ummm....and THANKS also for this place, where I have learned, that I can come and be guaranteed a giggle!!


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Ferrara
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 04:03 AM

Dick, Many, many, many, many happy returns of the day! - Much as I love the Mudcat, the wishes I want to send you are for many, many more hours of late-night singing! - He knows almost as many songs in person as he and Susan have entered in this data base! - Rita F


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Ted from Australia
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 05:49 AM

Birthday to you
Birthday to you
Birthday to you
Pip Ray
Pip Ray
Pip Ray x70


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: alison
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 06:26 AM

Happy Birthday Dick,

Your hard work here has meant a great deal to a lot of people all around the world. Have a great day...

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Wally Macnow
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 10:10 AM

As usual, I'm a day late. Just saw the posting. Hope you had a very happy birthday. June 19 is also Berta's and my anniversary, I should be able to remember for next year... but one never knows.

Wally


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: karen k
Date: 20 Jun 99 - 11:29 AM

Dick,
Happy Belated Birthday. Look forward to seeing you at Old Songs this coming weekend so I can say a proper Happy Belated Birthday. I know you'll stop by to see us at the Folk Legacy booth. I'll be wearing my Mudcat t-shirt on Sat. My thanks to for the DT.

karen k


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 21 Jun 99 - 11:59 AM

Thanx everybody- I would have posted this sooner, but when they lit the candles on my birthday cake the sprinkler system went on and....


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From:
Date: 21 Jun 99 - 12:26 PM

Have a wonderful, wonderful day filled with love and warmth and friendship and music. And I wish you many more filled with the same. Happy, happy birthday Dick.

Love, annap


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Martin _Ryan
Date: 21 Jun 99 - 05:58 PM

Happy Birthday, Dick from the Irish. You, Susan and Max make some team - with a little help from lots of friends.

Regards


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Joe Offer
Date: 21 Jun 99 - 08:28 PM

Well, Dick, I hope to find out what you're like in person some day soon. I sure appreciate the gentle spirit and wisdom I've seen from you here. A belated happy birthday to you.
-Joe Offer-

Happy Birthday, Dick!


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Alice
Date: 21 Jun 99 - 09:46 PM

Dick, you are a treasure. MANY HAPPY returns of the day!
alice


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl
Date: 21 Jun 99 - 11:54 PM

Hey....Joe.........THAT'S IMPRESSIVE!!!!! How'd you do that???
Click here, Night Owl.
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl
Date: 22 Jun 99 - 01:16 AM

Thanks, Joe.....I hope the Neil Ctr. still has staff on duty!!!!


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Sandy Paton
Date: 22 Jun 99 - 04:18 AM

Regarding all this fancy HTML bannering: I'm reminded of Frank Proffitt's comment when asked what he thought of Scruggs banjo picking. He thought for a long moment, then quietly said "Well, I'd like to be able to do it --- and then not do it."

Just kidding, guys and gals! That colorful stuff really dresses up a message, doesn't it?

Sandy


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Frank McGrath
Date: 23 Jun 99 - 01:46 AM

Happy Birthday Dick
We share the same birthday!!!
I was 40 last Saturday.
All the best wishes to you. And thanks again for the Mudcat!!!
Frank McGrath


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Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Wolfgang
Date: 23 Jun 99 - 09:36 AM

a belated Happy Birthday, Dick. People like you make our lives so much worthwhile.

Wolfgang


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