• Me and The Bo

    Bluesman Little Walter was the troubled genius of Chess Records.  But when it came to just plain crazy, it was hard to top Walter’s label-mate,…

  • Little Walter, By the Book

    Greetings from Carefree, AZ… where they like to point out “it’s a ‘dry’ heat.” I’m using this brief respite from the Rubber City as an…

  • You’re Covered

    The cover song is a proud musical tradition – and it dates back centuries. Let’s face it, many popular tunes and entire forms of music…

  • The Blimp has Landed

    Welcome to Rubber City Review.  It’s not intended to be Akron-centric, but I should probably kick things off by asking the question:  When it comes…