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

The Rick Wakeman Interview, Part One

The prog legend will soon be inducted into the Rock Hall as a member of Yes. But he’s also got a fine new solo piano album. We spoke with him about it.

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11 Movies That Truly Rock: Woodstock to Spinal Tap

From This Is Spinal Tap to Wayne’s World to Almost Famous to Woodstock, these movies share one thing in common – they all rock!

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10 Rock Love Songs From Dylan, Van, Elton + More

Songs like “Come on Eileen” and a Stones’ rarity are side-by-side with hits by Joe Cocker, Hall & Oates and Foreigner. Who’s #1? Read ’em and weep…

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10 Grammy Album of the Year Hits & Misses

Why “And the winner is…” often leads to #SMH. We’ve identified some that were well-deserved and others that didn’t make sense

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The Beach Boys ‘Good Vibrations’

The Beach Boys and their longtime label Capitol Records have released a special 50th Anniversary edition of their masterpiece

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How J. Geils Band Broke Through With ‘Centerfold’

The only #1 hit for this dynamic Boston band was about a schoolboy crush later being crushed for real. We look back at an early MTV favorite.

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Front and Center TV Series Offers Rock Lineup

The concert series offers a terrific lineup of classic rock acts. We got to see Cheap Trick perform for the new season. Watch “I Want You to Want Me”

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When Glenn Frey Came to Small-Town Minnesota

Imagine you’re in a tiny town in Minnesota and there, onstage, is the co-founder of the legendary Eagles, playing for just a couple hundred folks.

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Born to Run: An Appreciation

More than 40 years ago, Born to Run made Bruce Springsteen a superstar. Four BCB writers reflect on that monumental + irresistible classic rock masterpiece

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David Bowie’s Lazarus: His Co-Writer’s Story

Shortly before he died, a new musical written by Bowie opened in New York. The origin of the show goes back a decade. Read the back story here.

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