“If this is the spirit of the east, point me toward the sunrise.”
– SEE; Edmonton’s Arts and Entertainment Magazine “Who can make you laugh so hard that tears start coming? Buddy Wasisname, that’s who!”
– The Leader, Barrhead, Alberta
“The trio’s manic mix of wacko humour, colorful characterizations and sweetly sung homespun ballads crossed all generations and musical preferences to win over virtually everyone in the audience regardless of age, temperament or sophistication.”
– Dryden Entertainment Series, The Dryden Observer
“Saltwater Joys (is) one of my all time favourite records. Brilliant.”
– Mike Skipper, Country Music Presenter East Sussex, England
“If laughter is the best medicine, Buddy Wasisname & The Other Fellers are the miracle cure of the 90s.”
– Grand Falls Advertiser
“This trio of Newfoundland entertainers could market the elasticity of Buddy’s face alone, for two solid hours of entertainment. This flex-a- faced, turbo-powered piece of Newfoundland biology, stage-named Buddy, became in the course of the evening, not just a complete percussion ensemble courtesy of evety body part imaginable, but he also became a piston firing, “son of a horn” tootin’ automobile in the song, Me Car.
– The North Bay Nugget
“…somebody has to be the best, what’s intriguing is what made them such a sensation: A unique melding of traditional and folk music, shot right up the middle with the zaniest humour this side of Monty Python.”
– The Sunday Express, St. John ’s, Newfoundland
“During the course of the evening, the rubber faced Buddy, dressed in what can only be described as castoffs from Ed Grimley and K.D. Lang, and appearing at times to be a cross between a slightly bewildered Tom Smothers and a Maritime Gomer Pyle, held the audience in the palm of his hand.”
– Fredericton Gleaner, New Brunswick
Visitors to downhomer.com chose Buddywasisname and the Other Fellers website as the best Musical Group/Artist Web site in the province. A salute to the site was published online and in the February issue of Downhomer magazine.