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

2016 in Review: Saying Farewell to So Many

We’ve lost so many giants of the music world in 2016. Here we take a look back at some of those who are now gone, but who gave us so much.

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12 ‘Weird’ Songs Heard on the Dark Side of the Moon

The Apollo 10 astronauts say they heard strange music on their mission. Our likely candidates include cuts from The Beatles, The Stones and of course Bowie

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George Harrison Video Trove Released Online

With little fanfare, a collection of 19 videos from the ex-Beatle’s solo years have been posted, including live and studio material, interviews and more.

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My 20 Years at Tower Records

Jackson Griffith shares some of his experiences working for Tower Records during the heyday of record retailing. “It was a great ride while it lasted.”

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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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