Legendary musician Dickey Betts has sadly passed away. He was 80 years old.

Born Forrest Richard Betts, his incredible career started in the 1960's, and spanned for decades. It included a tremendous solo career, as well as success with his own Dickey Betts Band.

But nothing compares to the work he did with the iconic Allman Brothers Band. Along with Duane and Gregg Allman, Betts was one of the six founding members of the group that immediately found success with their unique and smooth sound.

Betts ended up writing some of the most legendary songs for the group including "Ramblin' Man," "Blue Sky," "Jessica," "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed," and "Southbound." And even the songs he didn't write were usually featuring him on guitar, giving listeners some of the most iconic solos of the time.

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Betts' talent was witnessed in Maine quite a few times over the years. Numerous trips with the Allman Brothers were made, as well as a final trip to the Pine Tree State with his own Dickey Betts Band. It's wonderful knowing so many Mainers were able to witness one of the most iconic guitarists to ever light up the stage.

Here's a quick look at Betts' touring history in Maine, with a strong hat tip to setlist.fm for the info. I will officially call the list unofficial, just to be safe.

August 25, 1979: Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland
Band: Allmand Brothers
Tour: Enlightened Rogues

It was the band's first show in Maine. This was also the band's first tour back following after its breakup a few years before.

December 26, 1979: Augusta Civic Center, Augusta 
Band: Allman Brothers
Tour: Enlightened Rogues

What a Boxing Day treat for the good folks of Central Maine. You don't see a lot of day after Christmas shows these days.

July 1, 1989: Old Orchard Beach Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach
Band: Allman Brothers 

The Allman's hit the beach in OOB for their only trip to Maine in the 1980s.

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October 28, 1990: Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland
Band: Allman Brothers
Tour: Seven Turns

The band was back in Portland in 1990 to support its "Seven Turns" album that had been released earlier that year.

August 19, 1994: Old Orchard Beach, Old Orchard
Band: Allman Brothers

It was back to the beach for the Allman Brothers, as they made their last trip with Betts in the band in 1994.

May 23, 2006: Bangor Auditorium, Bangor
Band: Dickey Betts Band

His final show in Maine would come a few years after his Allman Brothers career was over. He would be supported by his own band this time.

The rock world will miss you, Dickey. Thankfully, your legacy will live on forever.

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