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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at and a music writer for and the Portland Press Herald. She has been obsessed with - and inspired by - music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She bought her first Rolling Stones record at a flea market when she was in 7th grade and discovered David Bowie a year later. She's a HUGE fan of the local music scene and covers it along with national musical happenings in her "Face the Music" column and with artist interviews that appear in print in the Portland Press Herald and online at You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets. Aimsel is also the host of Music from 207 on 98.9 WCLZ and appears monthly on the News Center Maine TV show “207” to talk of course.

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Posted: August 28, 2014

Songs in the key of….Market Basket! An homage to Artie T. Demoulas

Written by: Aimsel Ponti

Hoorah!  The Market Basket chain has been sold to Arthur T. Demoulas much to the relief of thousands of employees and shoppers of the chain that has 70 stores, including one in Biddeford. Read all it about it the Portland Press Herald.

Showing support for Artie T. in Biddeford

Showing support for Artie T. in Biddeford

To celebrate the occasion I rolled out my virtual grocery shopping cart and gathered up this collection of songs.

“Lost in the Supermarket” by The Clash

“Food Glorious Food” from “Oliver!”

“Bread and Butter” by Devo

“The Supermarket Song” by Jewel

“Eat the Music” by Kate Bush

“Peaches” by Presidents of the The United States of America

“Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk” by Rufus Wainwright

 and last but not least… “Eat It” by Weird Al Yankovic


The Biddeford Market Basket. Photo by John Patriquin.

The Biddeford Market Basket. Photo by John Patriquin.

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