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CD Review - Charlie Mosbrook - Something To Believe: 

"There’s a familiar comfortable feeling that comes over you when you listen to the music of Charlie Mosbrook. The guy has a rich, worldly voice that sounds like it was broken in slowly, like a well-loved instrument."

 "Up Among The Stars" Featured song on No Depression March 4, 2014


Something To Believe chosen as the CD of the week for May 25, 2013 by Rich Warren for the Midnight Special on Chicago's WFMT. The CD has recieved multiple plays on the nationally syndicated program.
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Cd Review- Something To Believe :"Upon hearing “Something to Believe” by singer-songwriter Charlie Mosbrook, I was struck by the confident yet melodic sound of his singing voice. That voice reminds me of similarly masculine folk voices of the past, such as Kris Kristofferson, Jim Croce and Gordon Lightfoot."

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November 2013
  CD of the Month
"The traditional folk music and instrumentation in Something to Believe provides the ear with a fresh and uplifting experience."
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9/01/2014 Benefit for Roots of American Music
1/1/13 Charlie Mosbrook's open-mic nights showcase Heights talent  -by Jim Henke:  the music on the album “celebrates Charlie Mosbrook’s unwavering determination to overcome adversity.”
"At Thursday evening's show, the very soft-spoken musician held those two-dozen men, women, and children entranced as he played song after beautiful song.... it was evident that there had been a majorly cosmic connection between Mosbrook and us."
Buzzard Tracks: Northeast Ohio Music News and Review
"A Time Long Gone is an excellent album, finely conceived and gorgeously sung.  The more I played it, the more I enjoyed it. I have to warn you, there are some tearjerkers here, and songs that will stick with you long beyond the playing. Mosbrook shows himself, once again, to be a remarkable songwriter."  Saturday, March 14, 2015

"The musicianship and singing on the album is uniformly excellent, the various folks helping Mosbrook doing a fine job all around.  I hope that he gets around to making ten more albums, if they display this level of quality." Something To Believe- Review Friday, November 15, 2013

Scene Magazine Something To Believe CD Review 
"It's a testament to his talent that Mosbrook, a veteran on the local folk-rock scene who became a quadriplegic in 2010, sounds this inspired"
Best of Cleveland
"Charlie Mosbrook has been making records for 20 years, a series of albums that spotlight his warm, tender vocals and soft acoustic guitar strums. It's grown-up music from a guy who isn't afraid to open his heart.".. Link

Regional Beat: Zach Friedoff- Provenance CD review:

 " There's not a bad song in the bunch. Zach and Charlie Mosbrook harmonize nicely on the opening tune "More to Learn"

11/ 10/ 2015 Local Acoustic Musicians Charlie Mosbrook & Brian Henke
10/16/15 Mosbrook Plays house concert

1/30/2015
Cleveland Folkie @CharlieMosbrook Debuts New Album at the Barking Spider
He’s been touring more than ever, he was recently elected president of the newly revived local acoustic music nonprofit Folknet, and now he’s putting out a new album, a follow-up to 2013’s Something to Believe.

3/23/2014  Local Singer/Songwriters Honor Pete Seeger at Nighttown Show

3/17/2013  "Something To Believe" CD review
Something to Believe, with contributions from an array of talented area players. Why he’s built those relationships and that respect is showcased in the well-written tunes and in Mosbrook’s unaffected and affecting performances of them.
2/06/2013  Charlie Mosbrook Debuts New CD  "
"demonstrating the respect he’s earned and the appeal of his modest yet exquisite songs."
1/272011  Coverage: The Songs of Charlie Mosbrook
July 2004 CD Review- Nothing is Clear
"Charlie Mosbrook has hosted open mics and performed his soft-spoken acoustic music with local acts for the past 16 years. Over that time, he's recorded five albums and has had the opportunity to perform with the likes of Jewel and Big Head Todd and the Monsters. His latest album, Nothing is Clear, again features his warm delivery. Songs like Nothing but You and Loveand Disappointment tell h eartfelt stories and are backed with quiet acoustic melodies, uplifting songs such as Feed My Soul and Rearrange the Focus deliver a much-needed dose of energy to the album. Instrumental songs such as The Walk Home and Message are also highlights "
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8/30/2011 "In a world where many are reluctant to share the spotlight, Charlie Mosbrook has gone out of his way to let others take center stage"
-Dan Polletta WCPN
  • 8/9/2011 Musician Charlie Mosbrook turns spinal injury into sweet music
    8/4/2011   Charlie Mosbrook, Cleveland folk singer, at open mic night - Video
    4/10/2011  Coventry - A neighborhood with something for everyone | cleveland.com
    1/21/2011 Charlie Mosbrook covered by a cavalcade of local talents on a new CD

    2/9/2013  Folk singer Charlie Mosbrook, marks 45th birthday with release of new CD-
    "Something to Believe” a 12-song compilation he self-produced at his home — is the best work he has ever done.
     8/4/2011  Cleveland Heights singer-songwriter's new CD reflects his experience battling spinal cord injury
    1/27/2011Local musicians join together on new CD to help Cleveland Heights
    South CarolinaMusic Guide

     Charlie Mosbrook Through The Carolinas- "Almost taken for granted in his hometown, it wasn’t until a degenerative spinal condition left him partially paralyzed in 2010 that the critics started giving him his just rewards"

     Heavy Feather Review

    3/5/2013 Something to Believe: An Interview with Charlie Mosbrook: "he’s also been releasing the best music of his life. Something to Believe distills what’s best about Charlie’s songwriting even as it incorporates new influences from traditional American folk music."

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