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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.
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. Sept 15th, 1978, he rolled into the Augusta Civic Center for the Str…
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.
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.
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. Jason Bonham rejoins after a few years circling the globe paying tribute to his late f…
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? We've scoured the archives, and came u…
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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