June 22, 2006

A private message to The Rugburns

photo by a drunk guy at a show at Cheers of Ramona

Hi Rugburns,
I don't know if other people can see this or not. (hopefully not) I think I made this private just for The Rugburns. Stinky, Doc, John and sometimes Gregory. I know that there's this thing called the internet where people all over the world can see and hear things but I am sure that this posting is super duper private. Anyways, I wrote this song from the point of view of someone getting divorced and wanting their house back. I thought it would make a good Rugburns song. I can hear people at The Casbah singing along and jumping up and down. Please learn it and practice it so we can shred it apart like the fools that we are. If somehow other people are reading this then I have screwed up royally and they will hear the song too. I hope they respect my privacy and have not figured out how to download this demo I made in my living room. That would creep me out because there is cussing in this song.

Good luck learning it lads. Click below where it says Click here rugburns guys.

I'm so secretive and smart. The internet rules for top secret stuff like this!
P.S. That was cool last time we were together naked in the shower before the show. I feel closer to you guys.


Posted by steve at June 22, 2006 10:34 AM


doc here. yes it's private. nobody else can see it. considering that i am oceanside teacher of the year, my privacy is really important. and yes... that shower was f-u-n fun. i teach english so i mean waht i say.

Posted by: doc at June 22, 2006 11:20 AM

definitely this si private. i checked it out. i have already learned the drum parts and improved it from your crappy demo track.
p.s. there are big showers at the hyatt if you know what i mean. nudge nudge. wink wink.

Posted by: stinky at June 22, 2006 11:22 AM

hey boys!
i am in new york city right now selling vitamins. cool private link steve. i asked my boss if he could see it and he said he couldn't. we rule? i will write a bass part tonight for the song. by the way, i love it.
p.s. let's all share a room from now on.

Posted by: john castro at June 22, 2006 11:25 AM

i am in the studio right now recording tom brousseau and i am working on my 755th cd. i will stop here out of respect to hank aaron.
i have the harmonies down and i think we should have 2 bass parts. that is so cool that you were able to make this private.
i really dig the song. i think the radio will play it with an edit.
p.s. can you spend the night with me tonight. i cleaned the bathtub.

Posted by: gregory page at June 22, 2006 11:29 AM

JEEZ! You guys are SO DAMN CUTE! :)

thanks for this tasty morsel....

doc, who'd have thought that steverino was one to kiss and tell. hope they don't revoke your title and enormous trophy. :0

stinky, you're so quick on the draw....why does this NOT surprise me. :)

Quiero más Rugburns!!

Posted by: dawn at June 22, 2006 11:32 AM

Oh crap, I think I was in the middle of cracking into the Pentagon archives and through the magic of the Internet was re-routed to this super secret Rugburns message!

Well, while I'm here, I like the secret song, it made me laugh; any reference to nipples and weaning is always good...

And while I'm logged into this super secret Burns message, I owe you guys about 5 dollars and 37 cents each for a lunch you bought me 8 years ago. Since this Internet thing is so secure and all (it is right?) I'll just give you my unlimited Platinum card number so you can pay yourselves back now. 5456 6546 9898 3938 expires July of 2050. Hope it helps!

Love Loki

Posted by: Tony-Lokster at June 22, 2006 12:29 PM

dawn, i have a sneaky suspicion it's really "you singular sjjp guy are so damn cute!"
steve, you are such a brilliant crazy freakin' freak... and i mean that in the most admiring loving way. when will the schedule be updated with the rugburns show for the public release of the secret new song?
tony, i used your card to get flights to all the upcoming shows. hope you don't mind. thanks and see you soon!

Posted by: karen lee at June 22, 2006 12:48 PM

oh (girly squat like carence) if you meant the photo... yeah, you guys are all so damn cute!

Posted by: karen lee at June 22, 2006 12:55 PM

My girly squat will take on the world.

Steve, I hacked into the song and I remember liking it, but then some bright light flashed on my screen and now I can't really remember anything except something about an ass crack??


Posted by: carence at June 22, 2006 5:31 PM

HEY! Maybe y'all could release this as a single with the proceeds going to Dustin 'Screech' Diamond! I hear he could use a hand (and a job). It could lead to a new Rugburns album and NATIONWIDE tour!

Posted by: jamie the cat guy price at June 22, 2006 7:50 PM

i live in port washington where "screech's" house is (until the foreclosure goes thru anyhow) and heard the story of how he's trying to raise $250k for his house by selling t-shirts with his photo on them. i say get a f'in job! but hey, if it leads to a rugburns nationwide tour, i could be convinced to chip in.

Posted by: karen lee at June 22, 2006 9:28 PM

Wow. I never thought I'd see the day that Steve rips off Keith Urban...

"Keep the dog, I want my ...censored... house back"


"Take your cat, but leave my sweater"

Next thing you know, he'll be trying to steal his new bride too.

Still love you,
Ms. P

P.S. The song rocks and you know we'd LOVE another Rugburns cd!! C'mon!!!

Posted by: tussy at June 23, 2006 4:08 AM

I can't believe that Dana just admitted to the whole internet that she knows Keith Urban lyrics.

Posted by: Frag at June 23, 2006 5:05 AM

LOL!! Good point Rob.

I hang my head in shame.

(hang my head in shame)


Posted by: Anad Niaga at June 23, 2006 6:09 AM

Rob, I think we need to go to Dana's for an intervention. This is seriously disturbing. Maybe we can do it in October.

Posted by: rain at June 23, 2006 6:15 AM

Dear Rugburns:
I can't think of a single soul who writes and performs the sting of heartbreak more succinctly then you all. It's pretty kewl that you've been able to master this internet thing. The privates I send always end up in the hands of the wrong team. Anyways, if my opinion counts for anything, THE HOUSE for FREEDOM isn't too bad a trade, of course, we didn't have a pool so there is that....
XO Poppy

Posted by: Poppylady at June 23, 2006 1:43 PM

what song are you guys all talking about?

Posted by: sean at June 26, 2006 9:38 AM

steve (doc, stinky, john castro, gregory page),

there are doctors for schizophrenia. do you have medical insurance?

your friend,
david beckham

Posted by: mitch cumsteen at June 26, 2006 11:40 AM

hey mitch,
it reminds me of the time we were in nyc after elliott went away.
ha ha ha

Posted by: steverino at June 27, 2006 9:30 AM

"Just don't expect to get your bloody black back pack back."

Posted by: Sayuri at June 27, 2006 9:47 AM

I happen to have a super duper internet machine - that intercepts private messages and links them to me - when this came across - I said WHOA - wait a minute - this is pure genius - I want to be a part of this - So I was thinking - since I have a pair of gogo boots somewhere in my closet - and I can do the pony ( mean I can really do the pony!) - can I be a back up dancer? I could dance in a cage - I am not fond of hot pants, but I like cages -and I am sure I could find something saaaweeeeet to wear... whatdayathink?

BTW -My 12 year old walked in while I was practicing the dance and asked me "why is that guy singing about an ass crack "- I turned volume down before she heard any more - and I said - simple it rhymes with back...

mu-ah babeee.

Posted by: muscles at June 27, 2006 11:18 AM

I just wanted to say I really love your new Rugburn Song, But!!! You can never sing it at Cheers. You might offend one of my Christen women friends, the ones that say their prayers and thank Jesus for all that was given to them in their hard work and divorce. To offend one of these high outstanding citizens would almost be as bad as offending a drunk guy and a really drunk wife(I think it was Stinky). So, even know I love the song, and I've lost two houses workig on a third, Ramonians are kind of weird!~
Love You!

Posted by: Sean at June 27, 2006 5:37 PM

This is your best song EVER. Nothing else compares.

Posted by: Noa at June 28, 2006 1:42 AM

hi steverino-

i agree. that is the most people i ever had in my apartment at once! i think it was in the double dijits. it was a very emotional evening. did i get fired that day?

poor elliott...another murder victim passed off because he had a drug problem.

happy independence day.

Posted by: mitch cumsteen at June 29, 2006 6:35 AM

You guys do look so cute there! Who would believe that these fine lookin young lads are really as devious as y'all really are!

Wait, is that a preposition? Are? I'm trying not to end sentences in prepositions anymore, but I don't really know what they are, so I'm failing miserably.

Posted by: Dhruva at July 5, 2006 2:27 PM

hey, i am from Cyprus (small but beautiful island in Meditterenean sea) and i first heard about the Rugburns from listening to Jewel and the Impala song, i googled u, and now I LOVE u guyz. Thank u mr Internet for this hush hush link.

P.S 'You Were Meant For Me' is the best song ever written.

Posted by: eleni at August 24, 2006 7:05 AM

Nope. Not Private. I could be anybody just browsing and invading your privacy, I could even be somebody from the FCC!

By the way, I was someone just browsing but I like the Rugburns. Yay

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