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One of the things I like best about writing songs is recording them. This album and all the circumsatnces behind the last few days of mixing were a peculiar time for me. Actually, any of my friends will tell you everything is peculiar with me. Politicus was a fun project. I sat on the drum and piano tracks for 7 months. Right before David Vaughan left for London, England he came over to Whitneyville Recording. With the help of recording master, Bob Rubin, we were able to catch some good sounds. I started recording the rest, which wasn't much; up-right bass, elec. bass & guitar and vocals...of course. Dave Cavage came for a session one night and layed down banjo on two tracks. I hope you enjoy this new one. It gives me great pride to present another cd.
 
Nicholas P. Ippoliti

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Nick Ippoliti - singer/songwriter & Aesthetic Education Specialist

On Saturday, October 20, 2001, Nick Ippoliti and the Travelin Machine had the honor to open for the lengendary, ASCAP Lifetime Achievement Award Winner & Grammy Nominee...Dave Van Ronk. To have been a part of the second to the last show performed by Dave Van Ronk gives me chills. I only had a brief conversation with Dave. He actually walked away from the show with not only a copy of Tramp Art but an original computer print as well, a print of his choice...Amsterdam!!!
 

2001 Canyon Country Concert Series
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Me & Bob and Dave Van Ronk

Mardi Gras @ Partners, Williamsport
Feb. 7, 2002

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Don't ask how I ended up with this collection of beads

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The Machine @ Partners, Williamsport

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Nick at the General Lafayette Inn, Lafayette Hill PA

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Nick and my sister, Barbara Ann

Wellsboro High School, Wellsboro, PA
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Dave Van Ronk performing his second to his last show

Wellsboro High School
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The Travelin' Machine opening for Van Ronk

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Tom Hoover singing a couple of songs, including Cedar Run

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Brooke & friend enjoying the heck out of the night

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Mark, Steve, Marq, Nick & Tom