Dwight Twilley

Dwight Twilley

The Green Blimp was originally launched from Tulsa, Oklahoma in the early '70s. The ship first touched down in Memphis, Tennessee. It next departed to Tupelo, Mississippi, where the crew learned that rock n' roll was not created by The Beatles. They just made it better. With Captain Dwight Twilley at the helm, and Commander Phil Seymour, his friend and partner steadying the course, the clouds were only the beginning. Cruises between Tupelo and Tulsa were enjoyed as they soaked up the tutoring of early Sun Records artist/producer Ray Harris. Eventually,... more