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Bob Mann

March 4, 2014

I like the new look for the web site. Hoping to see Mr. Robertson at more events.

Michele Crosby

January 15, 2014

Hi Gary and Mrs. Gary, I met you last Sunday at your Oceanside Library performance, and talked to you about finding Chickasaw resources and information. I haven't actually called anyone re: that yet but did look at the website and don't think I have any of the records I need to actually get enrolled. but I'll call them anyway and see if there's some way to be affiliated. I have to tell you how much I enjoyed your poetry and talking with you two. Please make sure I get on your mailing list so I can hear you when you come back down this way. I've never heard a "Cowboy Poet" before but your work is so beautiful it brought tears to my eyes, then many laughs too. And it was great to make contact with two such nice people. Thanks for giving us a great afternoon and for being so approachable and personable. Hope you will be in my area again soon.

John S Harvey

September 13, 2013

Thank you

Holly Peskin

June 21, 2013

Saw you tonight at The Cave in Big brought a few tears to my eyes !
I was the gal with my hubby who asked if I could come photograph you workin' at the ranch...I'll let you know when I can, and perhaps you can ask your boss. Thanx for beautiful poetry and spirit ! Maryanne is lovely too !

Danny Horn

May 11, 2013

I saw you perform in Templeton, Calif. yera ago---
I loved "Biker Shorts'-Pockets"-& "Cookie"
(I can recite all three from memory)
I am so looking forward to seeing you again in October in Visalia Calif.

Gay Eitel

October 16, 2012

Just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed your program at Vinton. I played my CD's all the home to Lake Tahoe. Great!

Michael Hooser

August 11, 2011

Gary, good to see that my good friend has made the big time.

Dorothy Segovia

July 14, 2011


Love your poems.
It's good that you have a link with you reading.
It means a lot more to hear the poet telling the story.

Don't know why I have your card. Maybe you've been to San Luis Obispo, CA?

Thanks for the poetry.

Tony Coggio

October 16, 2010

Great website, this site is an easy walk-through for all the information you wanted about this. Look here, and you' ll definitely will find it. Thank you and I enjoyed surfing Fantastic site

anita gilmore

August 14, 2010

Hi, I hope to see you in Sierra Vista. Hope all is well with you and yours. I'm in Oklahoma and will leave here the 12th. then on to Az.


Charlotte Allgood-McCoy

August 14, 2010

I really enjoyed your poetry at the jam last night and again this afternoon in Prescott.
Thankyou for your very kind words about mine! I worked in Thousand Oaks at a foxfield riding academy in the summer of 1968.
(It was hillarious that might even make a poem). Thank you again for the encouragement. Charlotte

Dennis Wyatt

February 12, 2010

I really enjoyed your poems at the Arvada Poetry Gathering.

Thanks much for your treasured talent

Brant Flickinger

December 22, 2009

Thank you for these. I lived this and cant get it out of my blood, no matter where I am.

Kira Miller

November 10, 2009

What a fabulous website. Great to see all the pictures and get an idea of all the great stuff you are doing!!! Hope to see you soon!
Love, Cousin Kira

Bob and Marie

August 30, 2009

Thanks again for a great show and a wonderful evening. Let's do it again!

Bob and Marie

August 20, 2009

Congratulations on the WMA nomination for "Word Wranglin'".
Well deserved and long overdue.

Dana Elkin

July 30, 2009

Loved your site!

How the hell are you big guy!
It's been a long time. Has life been good to you, it sure looks like you've won more than you've lost.

Nancy and I say Hi to our favorite cowboy!


Mondo Rivera

July 29, 2009

Didn't know you had a web-site. If your ever in the San Joaquin, give us a yell! Glad to hear Eddie is getting out there! Will see-ya in Altadena.

Cell# 661-623-3542


June 28, 2009

I tip my hat to: The organizers and volunteers that made the 58th Natioal Square Dance Convention a wonderful event. The dancing was wonderful at every level. I can't wait for next year.

Bob and Marie

May 31, 2009

Your Mother's Day show at Bob Stane's Coffee Gallery with Gary Allegretto was awesome!! What fun. Can't wait for the next show.
Bob and Marie

J.D. Seibert

May 4, 2009

Hey Gary, It was great seeing you and the Misses up in Santa Clarita. You did great!


May 1, 2009

I love this site


April 30, 2009

Hello I'm ryan i'm new here. I just wanted to drop a note to say hello and i'm pleased to be here.


April 14, 2009

Excellent work, Nice Design


April 11, 2009

I rarely comment on blogs but yours I had to stop and say Great Blog!!


April 8, 2009

Hello to all ! Great site. I am new here greetings to all from Poland.

Chuck & Cindy Learn

February 20, 2009

My wife and I look forward to meeting you and watching your show at Santa Clarita. We listen to your feeds on the internet and they sound great. Good luck and God Bless America!
Chuck & Cindy Learn
Redlands, CA


January 19, 2009

First time here wanted to say hello to everyone.

Just wanted to see whats going on... looks like a lot!.

Will check back later.

Take care

Michael Wells

January 18, 2009

Marianne and Gary, Great to see y'all yesterday in Santa Monica. I enjoyed your website-the Attala apron looks great-unfornuately I can't get those feedsacks anymore. See you at Melody Ranch, if not before. Best wishes for 2009!


January 11, 2009

I TIP MY HAT TO: To the fire company that was shopping in the Vons in Westlake Village Dec. 3,2008. Because of their quick action our son is alive and on the mend. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Joshua Jensen

October 5, 2008

Hey Gary I spoke to you earlier about the poem Horseman. I couldnt find it. However I did find the festival it was in moorpark. The Sourdough Slim country festival. If you dont mind sending me that poem It would be very appreciated. take care, Joshua Jensen

Bob & Marie

September 7, 2008

A tip of our hats - and loosening of our belts - to Gary & Marianne and their wonderful dutch oven delights!!


August 2, 2008

I TIP MY HAT TO: New West getting back together for one concert. I really miss seeing Mike, Raul and Dave on stage. They moved the concert to a bigger venue. If you are in So. Cal. Aug 7th come join us contact


July 18, 2008

I TIP MY HAT TO: Stillwater Oklahoma and all the people that live in this great town. We bought a place there about a year ago. The town and the people have welcomed us with open arms.


June 10, 2008

I TIP MY HAT TO:the ladies of Cowboy Cultural Committee. They let me work in their kitchen. I had a great time with some great ladies. Thank You!!!


May 19, 2008

I TIP MY HAT TO: Bill Horst and the Buckles and Bows Square Dance Club. Through their patience and perserverence they have made Gary and I realy good plus dancers. If we are at your dance save us a tip.


April 8, 2008

I tip my hat to:
Adrianne Hakes, she has worked tirelessly to bring Cowboy Poetry to her community. On April 11th Gary will be at the high school. On April 12th Gary will perform at the library. this kind of dedication keeps our genre alive and well.


March 8, 2008

I tip my hat to:
The pioneer Women Museum of Ponca City, Oklahoma.The contribution of Women to the settlement and growth of Oklahoma is an awe inspiring journey for all women and girls. P.S Men will like it too there's lots of tools to look at.

Gary Allegretto

March 4, 2008

Marianne, I tip my hat back to you and Gary ~ who I am proud to call my friends... from the shows we've done together to all of the songs and poems, belly laughs and sips of whiskey we've shared around the campfire (or at our legendary gatherings at the Old Place). You are family. G2


February 11, 2008

Kramer Leather for knowing that women need things built for hips.

Linda Kirkpatrick

January 14, 2008

Gary, Loved the poem "Ruby", brought a tear to my eye! Hope to meet you down the trail. I am a poet from South Texas. BTW read the poem from!


January 13, 2008

Gary Allegretto for his work with children around the world. He brings the gift of music. Anyone that can put a smile on a child's face when their life is at the lowest point deserves a tip of the hat.

Gary Lankford

January 10, 2008

Hey there Pard, I was recently out your way but never could catch you around the barn. I sure missed wrapping up a day of shooting film with one or two of your poems. Have a great 08! I hope our paths will cross real soon.

Joe Robertson

December 25, 2007

I really enjoyed listening to your poems

Chuck Martin

December 22, 2007

Great seeing you Marianne at Monterey. Great show with R.W. Our Templeton Church Gathering is gone and we certainly miss seeing you guys. We have a new poetry gathering in Longoaks, Ca. about 13b miles out from King City. It's an old red church that was a school in the forties. We had a great local event with ranchers from the area attending. Scott Collins was the headliner. He also attends the church. It wasw a great time. We have to get down to your event next year.

Don't forget to check your cinch..

Best wishes to you and yours for Christmas.


Bob and Marie Mann

September 26, 2007

Gary and Marianne,
Great time in Big Bear again this year. Thanks for spending time with us. Shortbread was awesome!!


September 2, 2007

Hey long lost twin brother of mine, drop me a line sometime, see, I can rhyme, I'm a poet, bet you didn't know it.

Been way to long since anybody has heard from you.
Nancy, Skook, Ernie, Danny and I all want to see some smoke signals coming back from your TP.


August 16, 2007

pIugr5 say hey!!! just wanted yup to ,


August 16, 2007

You always did twist a good yarn bro.
Love to the family.

J Marston

August 9, 2007

Hello Gary!!!
Wow!!!! Never in my life time would I have thought I would be Browsing through a true cowboys poetic site let alone the site of some one I actually know.I am really impressed. Gary to me you are a good and great man You have done and accomplished alot of great things. Keep up the good work and thanks you and Marrianne for everything
J Marston


July 31, 2007

Hey Gary.. Nice site! Glad to see you are still out and about!

Yvonne Legge from Newfoundland, Canada

July 12, 2007

You tell such wonderful poetic stories.

Peggy Rivera

May 18, 2007

Hey Gary...It's Peg, Mondo's wife. I like the new look on your home page...good job. So, what's new? Do you ever go to Bishop for Mule Days? Sorry we can't make Conejo--I know you'll do a great job. Well if you and Marianne are ever in our neck of the woods (T-hatch), give us a jingle. Mondo's cell is 661-623-3542, mine is 313-3873. Happy Trails and cheers to a great summer!!

Pat Richardson

April 26, 2007

Gary, I sure enjoyed your performance at Lincoln Center N.Y. You were fabulous. Woweee! PR

Amanda Sweeney

April 8, 2007

After re-reading your poem "Ruby" I thought I would find your website and just say thank you. I'm a film student at Chapman University and loved hearing you speak at our "Introduction to Storytelling" classes and when I was at my uncle's this weekend (riding horses) I had him read some of your poems. Ruby is for you what his horse Lily is for me, and every time I read that poem, I always think of her. I used to wish she were my horse, but especially after your poem, I see that "she lit this fire in me," and is still giving to him. Again, thanks so much for coming to Chapman University and speaking, and thanks so much for staying a cowboy.

Chuck Martin

March 16, 2007

Looking back in on your site. Looks great. I see you're going to be in Monterey this year. Hope to see you there.


Paulette & Michael Tcherkassky

December 2, 2006

Love our Gary & Marianne, Clayton too! Have tried to add our best wishes to you since you opened this wonderful webpage. But it seems my good wishes & messages to you keep bouncing off you page! Here we go again..."Nickel"
This is one of the best Cd's yet! Well, let me put it this way, I haven't taken it out of our player since Big Bear 2006! Oh I had to repace your "The only Cowboy there was me" Cd! Can't wait til your next one! Love you guyz


November 16, 2006

Saw you at Dodge College. You were great, the best class yet! Thanks for stopping by

Tommy Boy Rowe

November 16, 2006

Hey long lost brother of mine, drop me a line, send up a smoke signal or give me a call.
Went trough Chickasaw country this summer and naturally thought of you.
It's time to catch up on each other, Nanci and Skook would love to hear from you too.

Your blood brother and twin from different mothers.


Bob and Marie Mann

September 1, 2006

The new CD is great! If people don't rush to buy it, they are really missing out.
Be well and keep laughing.


May 23, 2006

very cool,cowboy, had a great time@ conejo fun fun sing me up for next time ifin u want, cya wishbone

Paul Fanning

April 27, 2006

Congratulations on the web site and your new CD. Ride on cowboy!


April 24, 2006


Chuck Martin

April 12, 2006


Great site! I've put it in favorites. Hope to see you in
Templeton. Congradulations and
hape you have great success with
this new adventure,

beannacht n adh m
(Irish -Blessings & Luck)

Your friend,


Ann Brown

April 11, 2006

Great websit! Everyone is still talking about the poetry and music at Hesperia Hall.
Thanks again,

Don Hayford

April 10, 2006

Welcome to cyberspace Gary. I'll keep an eye on this.
don h

Dennis & Betsy Lutge

April 8, 2006

Great website. I signed up for your e-mail list twice as I screwed it up the first time. Looking forward to seeing you in Santa Clarita!