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

Rock Hall: 100 More Crucial Omissions

Part One listed 100 artists that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has neglected to induct. We only scratched the surface, so here are 100 more

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10 Standout Beatles Guitar Solos

They are rarely hailed as a band known for their guitar solos. But sorting out which solos stand apart from the rest is a pleasing task.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 100 Crucial Omissions

Every year, when the new inductees are announced, there is lots of grumbling from rock fans about omissions. Here’s a start…

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Handicapping the 2019 Rock Hall Nominees!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the 2019 class. We predict which artists we think will make the final cut.

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Beatles Fan’s Memorable Meeting With John Lennon

Before he became a successful record company promotion man, Dave Morrell was an 18-year-old music fan who dug the Beatles. He shares a one-of-a-kind story from his book

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1975—The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

Don’t let anyone tell you the mid-’70s was a dull period for music—a simple survey of what we were listening to disproves that notion.

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REO Speedwagon Rolls With the Changes

Talk about perseverance! It took seven studio albums before the midwestern band achieved real success. Two years later, they were at the top of the music world

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Roger McGuinn Plays Tribute to Tom Petty: 2017

The Byrds co-founder’s Oct. 5 concert was his first public occasion to talk about the death of his close friend. He shared a story of how they met and toured and dedicated two songs

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15 Cool Classic Rock Instrumentals

See if you can resist any of these instrumental songs. It’s not easy, because what makes a classic rock instrumental cool is an evocative melody.

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When Jefferson Airplane Sang From a NYC Rooftop

When the French filmmaker Godard needed a band for his new film on radical culture in 1968, he invited San Francisco’s finest. They responded by waking up New York City.

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