• 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.

  • My Baby Thinks She’s a Train

    The Great American Train Song, with Johnny Cash, The Johnny Burnette Trio, The J.B.’s, Asleep at the Wheel, Tom Waits, The Wood Brothers, Solomon Burke, etc.

  • RCR’s Fall Playlist

    Fall has arrived in Northeast Ohio, which means five glorious days of breathtaking color. The other 83 days? Take your pick between sort of a…

  • Robert Quine: The Hits

    In my recent post on guitarist Robert Quine, I pulled together a few personal stories while carefully sidestepping any attempt to define his musical legacy….

  • 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” –…