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Happy Birthday, Dick

19 Jun 99 - 03:31 PM (#87976)
Subject: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Susan of DT

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.


19 Jun 99 - 03:35 PM (#87977)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: AllisonA(Animaterra)

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


19 Jun 99 - 03:48 PM (#87982)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Peter T.

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.


19 Jun 99 - 05:04 PM (#88011)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: katlaughing

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


19 Jun 99 - 05:18 PM (#88013)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Craig

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


19 Jun 99 - 05:47 PM (#88016)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Bob Landry

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

Bob


19 Jun 99 - 05:48 PM (#88017)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Jeri

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!!!


19 Jun 99 - 06:20 PM (#88021)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Lonesome EJ

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

LEJ


19 Jun 99 - 07:00 PM (#88026)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Dave Swan

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


19 Jun 99 - 07:54 PM (#88039)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: The Shambles

Congratulations on your 'three score and ten'.


19 Jun 99 - 08:40 PM (#88046)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: bseed(charleskratz)

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)


19 Jun 99 - 08:45 PM (#88050)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: catspaw49

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


19 Jun 99 - 08:51 PM (#88051)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: skarpi

From skarpi witch is staying outside on cold summer night,

Happy Bithday and may god be with you, always.

bless skarpi Iceland.


19 Jun 99 - 09:01 PM (#88055)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Rick Fielding

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


19 Jun 99 - 09:09 PM (#88057)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Bill D

"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


19 Jun 99 - 09:45 PM (#88065)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Barry Finn

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


19 Jun 99 - 10:06 PM (#88068)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: bbc

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)


19 Jun 99 - 10:39 PM (#88080)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Roger in Baltimore

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


19 Jun 99 - 10:40 PM (#88081)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Banjer

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!


19 Jun 99 - 11:42 PM (#88097)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Sandy Paton

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


20 Jun 99 - 12:43 AM (#88108)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Charlie Baum

Happy 70th birthday, Dick!

You're no longer a sexagenarian...

--Charlie Baum


20 Jun 99 - 01:31 AM (#88113)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Sandy Paton

Charlie: Does that mean we've become septic?


20 Jun 99 - 02:08 AM (#88119)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl

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...


20 Jun 99 - 02:15 AM (#88121)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl

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


20 Jun 99 - 04:03 AM (#88134)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Ferrara

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


20 Jun 99 - 05:49 AM (#88142)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Ted from Australia

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


20 Jun 99 - 06:26 AM (#88145)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: alison

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


20 Jun 99 - 10:10 AM (#88171)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Wally Macnow

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


20 Jun 99 - 11:29 AM (#88180)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: karen k

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


21 Jun 99 - 11:59 AM (#88351)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: dick greenhaus

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


21 Jun 99 - 12:26 PM (#88362)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From:

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


21 Jun 99 - 05:58 PM (#88465)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Martin _Ryan

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

Regards


21 Jun 99 - 08:28 PM (#88513)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Joe Offer

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!


21 Jun 99 - 09:46 PM (#88540)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Alice

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


21 Jun 99 - 11:54 PM (#88573)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl

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


22 Jun 99 - 01:16 AM (#88589)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Night Owl

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


22 Jun 99 - 04:18 AM (#88617)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Sandy Paton

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


23 Jun 99 - 01:46 AM (#88938)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Frank McGrath

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


23 Jun 99 - 09:36 AM (#88999)
Subject: RE: Happy Birthday, Dick
From: Wolfgang

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

Wolfgang