• Encounters with Quine

    Named by Rolling Stone as one of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” Akron native Robert Quine remains one of rock’s most overlooked musicians.

  • The Lost Quine Interview

    We’ve covered guitarist Robert Quine pretty well in this blog, especially here and here. But I had to throw this post together after my sister…

  • Ricky Nelson and James Burton

    The first real band I joined (“real” meaning paid gigs) was The Warsaw Falcons, a neo-rockabilly outfit based in Cincinnati. I was fresh out of…

  • Encounters with Quine

    My cousin Robert Quine was a bona fide guitar hero (number 80 on Rolling Stone’s list of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” –…

  • 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…