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

John Fogerty Leads Acts Playing Tom Petty Tributes

The list of musicians that have the unanimous admiration of their peers is a short one and at or near the top was TP. Watch these beautiful performances

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The Cars ‘Just What I Needed’ at Live Aid

When they first emerged in 1978, some critics were perplexed but rock fans loved this Boston quintet. Here they are at Live Aid, singing their first hit.

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Tom Petty Honored at Feb. 2017 MusiCares Event

A long list of peers, including Jackson Browne, Don Henley and Stevie Nicks, paid tribute to the rock great in L.A. last night. Watch Petty’s speech here

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John Fogerty Talks About Writing ‘Proud Mary’

50 years after he began writing one of his most-beloved songs, the musician shared how he first started writing it and how the title came to be

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When Hugh Hefner Championed Rock Music

For more than a year, 1969-70, Hef invited the top rock and soul acts of the day to perform on national TV. Here are more than a dozen of those clips.

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Ben E. King’s Voice Will Stand By Us For All Time

The soul singer co-wrote one of the most poignant love songs ever recorded, and enjoyed numerous hits with the Drifters and as a solo artist

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15 Rockers’ Early Days: Before They Were Stars

The Eagles, Simon & Garfunkel, Hendrix, Stephen Stills and other rockers made records before anyone knew who they were. You’ve got to hear these!

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Status Quo: ‘Pictures of Matchstick Men’ and You

In their homeland, the U.K., they’ve had more than 60 hit singles and 30+ albums. In the U.S., they’re a one-hit wonder. Here’s the story of that one hit.

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13 Times When Glen Campbell Rocked

Think of Glen Campbell and your mind goes first to those big country/pop hits. But the guy could rock like crazy too. Here are some of our favorites.

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10 Reasons Springsteen Was Born to Run Forever

Our resident Springsteen expert identifies why the eternally hard-working rocker will continue proving it all night for a long time to come. The genes don’t hurt…

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