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Synonyms for hayseed

a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture

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Hayseed Dixie began one innocent Summer day in 2000 when John Wheeler and Mike Daly drank roughly enough whiskey to float a battleship from the Florida Coast over to Portugal and back and decided to play around in John's studio.
Legend has it that way back in 2001, Mr Barley Scotch (Hayseed Dixie's cheekily-monikered frontman) was struck by the realisation that Hank Williams' infamous Lost Highway and AC/ DC's Highway To Hell might in fact be the very same road.
High jump Dod Morrison's winner picture of bluegrass rockers Hayseed Dixie
Glenn Miller was also born a "hayseed" but when he joined the military in 1942 he'd turned himself into a star trombonist and a composer at the height of his Big Band career.
A ridiculous Major Redstone "coaxed" me to the verandah (a shoddy affair pleading for paint) and would woo "dear Belle, such a pert lady" back to his hayseed Kentucky.
The outrageous comic came across Hayseed Dixie during a trip the States and liked them so much he's flying them to Ireland when he marries girlfriend Yvonne McMahon on August 8.
Those hayseed Limbaugh listeners may not possess Derbyshire's vocabulary, but they run rings around him in the real world.
GIG: Hillbilly hell-raisers Hayseed Dixie return to Liverpool with their irresist table live show that combines the band's own material with unique interpretations of other artist's songs.
Even ticketbuyers with a hearty appetite for hayseed humor may be repulsed by the coarse cornpone tomfoolery of "Beer for My Horses," a '70sstyle redneck romp aimed at folks who felt intellectually challenged by the complex narrative stratagems of "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo." This second second-rate star vehicle (after 2006's "Broken Bridges") for country music star Toby Keith opened in limited theatrical engagements Aug.
All of which were just words, of course, and words certainly can't hurt you, but they were as alien and alarming to a hayseed in Mayberry as they would have been to a dozing shepherd, confronted by Pan.
While this photographer's perpetual outsider status has contributed to the lingering critical perception of his work's "authenticity"--he made his prints only once a year, during two-week vacations from his shop, Eyeglasses of Kentucky--Meatyard was no hayseed. He enjoyed the company of literary locals like Trappist monk and poet Thomas Merton and writer Wendell Berry, and his thinking was influenced by William Carlos Williams's poetics of the quotidian--particularly its manifestation in the book-length poem Paterson (1946-58).
Hayseed Stephens, the company's CEO is currently in Israel conducting negotiations with equipment owners and vendors.
This didn't make them hayseed traditionalists out of place in the modern world, as some liberal critics have insisted.
From there, Beebo is off and running, making a smooth transition from hayseed to quintessential butch--the gal who lights a cigarette then holds the lit match out to whatever woman is sitting next to her and says, "Blow."