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Steven Forrest Sanders
Steven Forrest Sanders
(guitars, vocals)

Forrest has been a mainstay of the Northeast Ohio music scene since the 60’s when he, with his brothers  were “The Lime,” an Akron based band with national releases including “Love A Go Go” on the legendary Chess Records label He was then featured in both “The Jim Ballard Band” as well as regional favorite “77 South and the Interstate Horns.” He was also a founding member of CSNY tribute band “Ohio,” that entertained audiences in the top venues in the region for the last 15 years.

Ron Jarvis

(bass, vocals)

You might remember Ron from any of the thousands of live performances and dozens of record releases with many of your favorite regional acts including The Buckeye Biscuit Band, Ital Reggae Band, First Light, Alex Bevan, Pat Dailey, and Macaw to name but a few. He has been making music with Forrest, Scott, and Bob in both so many live performances and countless recording sessions since the early 70’s.

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Bob Frank
(Guitars, Vocals, Harmonica)

Musician, teacher, film-maker, podcaster, songwriter, journalist, and producer; Bob Frank has been an important fixture in NE Ohio music for five decades. His band resume includes Bluegrass legends the Hotfoot Quartet, Macaw, The Mike Petrone Band, and, for twenty-five years, Blue Lunch. He also recently released “True Stories & Outrageous Lies” for RipCat Records. Bob was a co-founder of the Cleveland Blues Society as well as a founding member of the International Bluegrass Music Association. 

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Robin Stratton
(Vocals, Percussion) 

You might recognize Robin from her decades of being a singer, songwriter, and musician in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Her resume includes live and studio performances with Levon Helm, Deadly Earnest and the Honky Tonk Heroes, Alex Bevan, Jim Ballard, Jimmy Ley, and so much more. You might even recognize her unmistakable voice from her hundreds of TV and radio ad jingles. Robin contributes natural harmony as well as memorable interpretations of the great women artists of the time like Joni Mitchell and Judy Collins. Robin also does the occasional solo performance around the Cleveland area that should not be missed.

Scott Velardo

(drums, percussion)

Scott has performed in the region for over thirty years, most recently with Macaw, Redneck Inc., KB and the Riptides, Tim Coyne Jazz Quartet, and The Akron University Steel Drum Band.

Joe Wayand

He's the newest addition to Long Time Gone so we don't know much about him. Just  that he is one incredible keyboard player. Hailing from North Canton, Joe brings an immense knowledge of music and performance to Long Time Gone. 

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