Category Archives: Akron

  1. Robert Kidney Releases His First Solo Lp

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    March 4, 2016 by Jay Minkin

    You notice him whenever he walks into a room.  The man looks sharp dressed to the 9’s in a dark …
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  2. Journey Back to Vinyl Lp’s For Music Listening

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    September 7, 2014 by Jay Minkin

    I hope you didn’t put your old vinyl records in the garage sale this summer.  If they’re still collecting dust …
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  3. Random Notes: “You need to get an essential Americana list out for me …”

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    April 15, 2014 by Jay Minkin

    So what exactly is Americana?  If you ask the Americana Music Association, they would tell you that Americana is contemporary …
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  4. Patrick Sweany Wears the Colors Traveling the World

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    March 30, 2014 by Jay Minkin

      Born in Massillon, Ohio where every newborn boy has a football with the high school colors placed in their …
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  5. Travel to Peninsula for Voices In The Valley

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    February 26, 2014 by Jay Minkin

    Is this heaven?  There is something very cool happening in at the historic G.A.R. Hall in Peninsula located in the …
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  6. The Best Albums of 2013

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    December 1, 2013 by Jay Minkin

              This has been one of the most prolific years for outstanding record releases.  It was very …
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  7. Joseph Arthur Writes His Great American Novel With The Ballad of Boogie Christ

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    November 22, 2013 by Jay Minkin

    To some, Joseph Arthur is a painter from New York.  To others, he is a recording artist who has clocked …
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  8. Paying It Forward: A Musical Thread Trilogy

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    November 3, 2013 by Jay Minkin

      This month’s liner notes is giving props and many thanks to a couple of local singer/songwriters and a new …
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  9. Honeybucket Brings New Grass to the Cuyahoga

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    October 26, 2013 by Jay Minkin

      I try and pride myself on going local.  Local restaurants.  Local beer.  Local groceries and produce.  So liner notes …
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  10. Over The Rhine Takes Listeners on a Journey

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    October 4, 2013 by Jay Minkin

      The husband and wife team of Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist call their beloved 1833 brick homestead “Nowhere Farm” …
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