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TBT: Grateful Dead Play Augusta This Week In 1984

October 12th, 1984. The Grateful Dead were on the second night of a two night stay here in the capital. By this time, it wasn't necessarily Jerry Garcia driving the ship...

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Geffen / Warner Bros.
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New Music Friday: Whitesnake ’87 30th Anniversary Edition

 

Each Friday, we find something new for you. Whether it’s a new release by a classic artist, or a newer band who’ve adopted a sound you’re used to hearing on Capital 95.9.
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Throwback Thursday: Frank Zappa Plays Augusta This Week In 1978

 

Frank Zappa pulled off Interstate 95 39 years ago this week to play the Augusta Civic Center. The venue was in a series of shows which saw everyone from the Grateful Dead, to Bruce Springsteen, and Blue Oyster Cult. The...

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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Tom Petty On Life Support [STORY CORRECTED]

Despite earlier reports that his death has been confirmed, rock legend Tom Petty is still alive in a Los Angeles hospital.

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Photo Credit: J&S Adventures
Photo Credit: J&S Adventures
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New Music Friday: Black Country Communion

 

Each Friday, we find something new for you. Whether it’s a new release by a classic artist, or a newer band who’ve adopted a sound you’re used to hearing on Capital 95.9.
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Throwback Thursday: Ian Anderson Plays Maine In 2006

 

This week, it's a fairly recent throwback. 11 years ago, Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson took the songs on the road with a different spin. Tak...

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Credit: Virgin Records
Credit: Virgin Records
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Throwback Thursday: 1987 – Warren Zevon Plays In Maine

This week in 1987, Warren Zevon packed them in at the Portland Expo. Fresh off a show in Poughkeepsie, NY, Warren was touring on his first post rehab album, Sentimental Hygiene...

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Srennshot from YouTube user Mathieu Deflem
Srennshot from YouTube user Mathieu Deflem
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5 Rock Songs Responsible For The Parental Advisory Sticker

On the 32nd anniversary of the Senate hearing centered around the labeling of music, let's first look back on the wide range of characters on that day...

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Evening Standard / Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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Andy’s Jimi Hendrix Rushmore

Over the weekend, I caught a great documentary on Stevie Ray Vaughn. While most of it was obviously centered around the Texas Flood player, part of the special focused on SRV's love for Jimi Hendrix.

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Throwback Thursday: Bob Dylan Played Augusta This Week In 1978

 

For this week's Throwback Thursday, we have Bob Dylan. Before Dylan and The Dead, before Time Out Of Mind launched his career into a new phase, and before he won a Nobel Prize, he was rolling through mid-life on the road. Sep...

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