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Legendary Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek would have been 79 today. Let’s remember the music and mad keyboard genius of Manzarek. His right hand playing melodies with crazy fingers, left hand pounding out the bass parts. Still mind-blowing!
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We celebrate an historic beginning this weekend. 40 years ago today, the mighty J. Geils Band rocked the Cumberland County Civic Center for the very first time
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28 years ago this week, Whitesnake rocked us in Portland at the Civic Center on their on Liquor & Poker World Tour in support of their album, Slip of the Tongue.
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Happy 70th Birthday to Alice Cooper! We count 11 Maine appearances from USM in 1972 to Bangor with Motley Crue in 2015. Thanks Uncle Alice!
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Over the past 30 years of being part of Blimp air staff, I’ve had the privilege of meeting many iconic figures in the world of rock. None have been more friendly and genuine than Graham Nash.
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Just about a one year ago, we were saddened to hear of the passing of another rock legend. The great Butch Trucks, drummer (along with Jaimoe) for the Allman Brothers Band, died at 69.
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He co-wrote songs with front man Peter Wolf throughout their history and wrote the band’s biggest hit Centerfold from their only number one album, Freeze-Frame. Happy 67th Birthday to Seth Justman, keyboardist and songwriter for the J Geils Band.
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27 years ago today, ZZ Top played the second of two sold-out nights at the Civic Center in Portland. They were here on the Recycler tour and the song My Head’s in Mississippi was rockin’ the airwaves of WBLM!

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