On Ohio: The Musical

Most realize that Ohio is pivotal in the upcoming election. This post earlier in the week provided information that you don’t hear on the news. Because I realize my readers have a variety of interesting and musical preferences, and in the spirit of the election season, A Frank Angle Productions present Ohio: The Musical – a historical journey through music.

Enjoy … hope you found some gems! Alright, which fit your interests today?

1700s: Banks of the Ohio (First recorded 1927, eventually a Monroe Brothers hit (Olivia Newton John, 1972)

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1854: Down by the Ohio (OSU Marching Band version)

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Date unknown, but it fits here: Rollin’ Down the Ohio

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1918: Beautiful Ohio

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1965: Hang on Sloopy by Ohio’s own The McCoys, thus the state’s Official Rock Song

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1970: Ohio about a sad day in our history by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

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1978: Theme to WKRP in Cincinnati (with scenes of my city)

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1983: My Town by Michael Stanley Band

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1986: Cuyahoga by R.E.M

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1995: Youngstown by Bruce Springsteen

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1996: Drew Carey Show’s Theme Song – Cleveland Rocks by Ian Hunter

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2003: Ohio by Over the Rhine

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