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New Music Friday: Neil Young

Each Friday, we try to find something new for you to listen to. 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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TBT: Black Sabbath Played Maine This Week In 1978

After 35 years, Black Sabbath have played their final show. Present day, Ozzy's sporadically touring, and rumored to be releasing a new album in the next year. However, this week in 1978, the band roared through the Cumberland County Civic Center to a crowd at 80% capacity.

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Geffen
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TBT: Aerosmith’s Permanent Vacation Released 30 Years Ago Today.

1987 was an epic year for rock. On the heels of Appetite For Destruction, and Hysteria turning 30, Aerosmith join the club today. Released August 30th, it was the band's ninth studio album, and first to use outside writers.

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

Supergroup Black Country Communion are back after a brief hiatus. Instead of losing a step, it sounds like they've found one. 'Collide' is the first single from their upcoming album, due next month...

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Allman Brothers Band, 'At Fillmore East'
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Throwback Thursday: 1979 – The Allman Brothers Play Maine

August 25th 1979, The Allman Brothers Band rolled the tour buses into Portland's Cumberland County Civic Center. Fresh off a show on the Boston Common, they were touring off the Enlightened Rouges album.

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How We Didn’t Watch The Eclipse From Inside The Capital Studio (video)

Yesterday afternoon, work productivity in central Maine was in the tank. Even by Monday standards it was bad. Yes, the mid afternoon time suck known as the Solar Eclipse...

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5 Best Songs For The Eclipse (Not By Pink Floyd)

During today's eclipse, we're going to play Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon in it's entirety. But, what if you're NOT a Floyd fan, and still want to rock out to some timely tunes also not titled Total Eclipse Off The Heart...

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Throwback Thursday: 1981 – Styx Play Maine

Styx bring the United We Rock tour with REO Speedwagon and Don Felder to Bangor on Sunday. They must love Maine in August, as it was this week back 1978 they brought the The Grand Illusion tour to Portland's Cumberland County Civic Center.

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The Rolling Stones Perform Live In Auckland
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Ronnie Wood Chose Hair Over Chemotherapy

Ronnie Wood has been rocking the Mod hairstyle since he rose to fame in the 60's with the Jeff Beck Group. He's been a like minded band in since the mid 70's, as the rest of the Rolling Stones seem equally content with keeping the same haircut for decades on end. The cut has become so much a part of his existence, that he recently made the decision to decline chemotherapy in order to save it!

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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Throwback Thursday: Ozzy and Def Leppard Play Maine In 1981

This week in 1981, Ozzy Osbourne stumbled through Maine. The Blizzard Of Ozz tour stopped at the Cumberland County Civic Center on the 5th, and the following night in Bangor. Surprisingly, the Civic Center was only half full.

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