This might be our most diverse playlist. Also, this playlist might be one that is missing the most artists. There was no way we could include all the Ohio musicians or bands. We hope this playlist of Ohio artists give you a sample of some of the music that has come out of the state.
Ohio has many orchestras or symphonies and marching bands. This mix features some of them playing songs old and new. We even put in a few tunes that celebrate the Wright Brothers. If you have never listened to or do not like this type of music, give a listen. We think you will be surprised.
When we started creating playlist, we knew one had to do with Cleveland. This playlist features songs about the Cleveland area or from Cleveland musicians or bands. There are many different styles of music in this playlist. Take a listen.
Our next playlist highlights and artists from Shaker Heights. Jim Brickman is pianist and songwriter. Some of his songs are instrumental and some are sung by other artists. His songs have been played at many a wedding, anniversary party, and even funerals.
Our fifth playlist is great for the summer. This playlist has the sitting on the front porch on a sunny evening type of feel. This playlist is Bluegrass songs about Ohio and Bluegrass artists born in Ohio. Ohio has long history of producing Bluegrass artists and hosting Bluegrass concerts and festivals. In your Ohio home tonight you can ramble with the roses while listening to this playlist. We hope you enjoy.
Our next playlist highlights another well known Ohio singer. Dean Martin was born in Steubenville, Ohio. He had a long film and singing career. His music has that old school big band feel to it. This is a great playlist for a cocktail party. We hope you a good morning in your life listening to this playlist.
The third playlist highlights the Ohio multitalented singer and actor, Doris Day. Doris Day was born in Cincinnati. She had a long career of acting in musicals and movies. She also was a successful recording artists. Maybe, one of her greatest legacies, is her work in animal welfare. We hope you enjoy this Doris Day playlist.
Our second playlist is a playlist of music that talks about Ohio. Some songs are from popular songs from The Ohio State University Marching Band. Hang on Sloopy had to be our list of Ohio music as this song is the official Ohio Rock song. We hope you enjoy this diverse group of songs.
This is the first in our music playlist series. Our playlists will give you a view in many different artists and Ohio themes. Our playlists are best played on shuffle.
During the 1970s, Funk music coming from Ohio became popular. Funk is a mix of soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. Funk music for the most part is about being able to have a great danceable beat. So get your groove on and listen to some Funk from Ohio.
If you want to know more about Funk visit the The Funk Music Hall and Exhibition Hall, located in Dayton.
Address:Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43210
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is located on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. This museum houses the world’s largest collection of cartoons and comics. The college started collecting artwork in the 1970’s when it was given the collection of Dayton native and world famous cartoonist Milton Caniff, and has grown since. The museum is open to public most afternoons. Their is also library where one can study cartoons and comics.
The collection includes, editorial cartoons, comic books, comic strips, graphic novels, spots cartoons, magazine cartoons. The museum itself is made of a few galleries filled with cartoons and comics. There is tons to look at an explore. The museum has special exhibits through out the year and many exhibits are rotated. When we went there was a really great Mad Exhibit.
The admission is free, so coming many times a year is needed to see the new exhibits. There is parking in the area, free and at a cost. Most likely, one will have to pay, so look at the options and find out the best deals. The time it takes to visit the museum all depends on how long one spends reading the cartoons. There is lots of fun comics to read, so take the museum leisurely. The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is really unique museum that is easy to access. You do not have to be a lover of comics, to enjoy this museum.
Tip: The museum is located on the campus of one of Americas biggest Universities. The place will be busy during the school year and a madhouse at football time.