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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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Minkin's Music: The final playlist

The final playlist is something that folks keep close to the heart. A thread through social media that became a topic on NPR hit home with this writer. If I hear a song and embrace the lyrics to the point of tears, then it becomes nominated for Closing Ceremonies. The abbreviated list includes an acoustic version of “My Death Waits,” by...

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Minkin's Music: Genius and playlist

Music streaming is popular with many readers and if I’m late to the party on this one, please forgive me. I recently stumbled across “Genius,” a very cool phone app that shows you the lyrics, album playlist, artist discography and, at times, liner notes about a particular song. After downloading the Genius app one afternoon, I was...

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Minkin's Music: Your 2018 concert list

The New Year offers up a list that’s chock full of singer/songwriters heading to a Northeast Ohio watering hole near you. One of the most intimate sit-down venues is Music Box Supper Club, located on the west bank of The Flats in downtown Cleveland. National touring artists booked include Los Lobos (1/24), Aimee Mann (1/28), JD Souther...

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