The Scene:

The Scene features a variety of articles that explore a wide range of subjects, all of then delving into the many aspects of rock ‘n’ roll music, its artists and players, the music business and classic rock culture

Remember the Maxell ‘Blown-Away Guy’?

The humble cassette had plenty of pluses and minuses but one thing we can all agree on was how cool the leather-clad guy in their ads was

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11 Greatest Not-So-Typical Guitar Leads

Guitar World Founding Editor Noe Gold identifies 11 classic rock guitar leads whose greatness isn’t speed & flash but melodicism, ingenuity and originality.

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Glen Campbell’s Early Session Career Recalled

The producer-director of The Wrecking Crew, the documentary of the renowned Los Angeles studio musicians from the 1960s and ’70s, shares his personal thoughts and memories

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The 50 Best Rock Albums of 1970

We looked back at hundreds of albums released that year and whittled the list down to the 50 we think are the best. How many do you own?

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45 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon #1

Sales estimates put it as the 3rd biggest seller of all time. It reached the top in the U.S. in just six weeks, though never returned

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Yes Share Stage at Rock Hall 2017 Induction

It was at times serious and playful, gracious and even bawdy, for the members of the progressive rock band, who waited more than 20 years for the moment

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Led Zeppelin’s Breakthrough With ‘Whole Lotta Love’

When the song started taking off at FM radio, Atlantic’s Jerry Greenberg made an edit for AM radio. They put it out “and the record explodes…”

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Jim Croce: What Might Have Been

In 15 months, the singer-songwriter delivered many pop hits about some memorable characters. His career ended tragically on the brink of stardom

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Steve Miller Slams Rock Hall at 2016 Induction

After the Black Keys inducted him and he performed 3 of his hits, the Space Cowboy went into a rant about the Institution’s policies

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10 Seminal Hard Rock Albums

Albums from Deep Purple, Steppenwolf, Led Zep, Black Sabbath and The Who are all significant benchmarks in the birth of hard rock. Check out the complete list and see who’s #1

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