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Minkin's Music: History behind the music

Since working a day job within walking distance to the public library, my summer reading has exploded. Twenty-six books in 17 weeks to be exact. Delving into the history and behind the music stories of musicians Allman, Cash, Dylan, Earle, Hynde, Jennings, Nash, Petty, Richards, Ronstandt, Springsteen and Young has caused me to scour for...

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Minkin's Music: The Byrds sing again

With only 11 national tour dates, music fans will be flocking to the Akron Civic Theatre on Wednesday, October 3, for the 50th Anniversary of The Byrds’ groundbreaking album, Sweetheart of the Rodeo, concert. Founding members Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman will perform the album in its entirety and tell the stories that brought the album to...

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Minkin's Music: Beauty beyond music

My love for music is just a few paces in front of my incredible bond with nature. One of the things my children are grateful I taught them was embracing the outdoors. It’s a place I refer to as “getting lost.” The more remote the better. Living in Northeast Ohio, you can take advantage of the many parks and trails either in the...

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Minkin's Music: All about women

Looking for a good read to take along to the beach, pool or on summer travels? An excellent book to throw into your purse or Kindle is Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives, a collection of 27 essays from University Press in which women writers describe the way the songs of country music icons from Maybelle...

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Minkin's Music: Revitalizing Kenmore

Seeds have been planted along the Kenmore business district in Akron in hopes of bearing the fruits of an expanding cultural arts scene. Fueled by The Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance, the 100-plus-year-old neighborhood boasts four recording studios and eclectic shops with artisans and musicians who dwell in this hands-on community. One key...

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