The Journey Through Middle Earth
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The Journey Through Middle Earth

What. Were. You. Thinking!?

First in a series of Unlikely Media Decisions I had a recent conversation with a friend who laughed and said, “Thank goodness I did all my crazy stuff before the…

Three Funny Guys….Right In Our Backyard!

Memories of the Three Stooges in the Buckeye State! Touring comedians are no novelty. They’ve done it for years and carrying on that long tradition is the Kent Stage where…

MC5 – A True Testimonial

It took a while, longer than it should have, but Detroit’s MC5 has finally been recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Many musicologists would agree it was…

Grande Cleveland – A Nice Place…But It Wasn’t Detroit

We are proud to have Mike Olszewski as a featured writer here at CRR. Mike is the author of some of the best books ever written about music, radio and…

La Cave – The Steve Traina Interview Part 2

We present this second of a two part series on Steve Traina and his new book, La Cave: Cleveland’s Legendary Music Club and the ‘60s Folk-to-Rock Revolution. Steve took on…

La Cave – The Steve Traina Interview Part 1

Great music can happen anywhere. From grand concert halls to porches in rural Mississippi, each location has its own personality and lure to the public often reflecting the tastes and…

“THAT SOUNDS KINDA FAMILIAR…” (First in a Series)

Our Mike Olszewski is going to take a look at some of the controversies that come up about bands “borrowing” from other musicians. This will be a series of stories…

The Beatles In Comic Books

It’s been said that Sixties pop culture was defined by three B’s:  Bond, Batman and the Beatles.  Yeah, James Bond was a game changer filling movie theaters and inspiring shows…

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