Stuart McLean, the longtime host and producer of public radio’s “Vinyl Cafe,” has died.

McLean, who was 68, died from melanoma.

McLean was based in Canada, but spent much time in Maine, WCSH reports.

McLean took yearly trips to Biddeford Pool to plan the upcoming season of his radio show with his producer.

Stuart McLean hosted the public radio show “The Vinyl Cafe.” Photo courtesy WCSH