Denny Carleton


“Welcome To My  World”  a memoir  by Denny Carleton

“Denny Carleton local musician , radio personality and  educator  does it all from rock to folk, country, jazz, and gospel and stuck by his Cleveland roots” Deanna Adams author of Rock ‘N’ Roll And The  Cleveland Connection .

  Denny Carleton ( has been and enduring figure in the Cleveland music scene. He continues  to be a singer songwriter and a praise and worship leader. His original music is available on ITunes and Spotify and has been aired on 300 college and public radio stations.

He is also a local radio personality formerly on WELW, 1260 The Word, and currently twice weekly on WERE with Sr. Juanita Shealey and has taught countless guitar students passing his gifts on to a new generation.

Denny, raised in North Collinwood, Euclid and Lake County has written a memoir called "Welcome To My World". In it he recalls his memories of growing up as a musician and active member in various churches in Northeastern Ohio.
He discusses his experiences with people like Bob Feller, Jane Scott, Les Paul , Alice Cooper, B.B. King to name a few. Memories of Whiskey Island, Indian Pow Wows, Playhouse Square, Lakeland and Cuyahoga Community College, The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame and more.

Fred Grupe, local musician and promoter says: "I purchased his book, “Welcome To My World” and it is totally awesome! For anyone who grew up in Northeastern Ohio over the past 60 years, this is a MUST read. Baseball, music, hippies, christian communities, songwriting, publishing, praying and ministries.
It's in there."  

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