The Scene:

The Scene features a variety of articles that range from quick reads to longer pieces exploring a wide range of subjects from a spectrum of angles, all of then delving into the many and myriad aspects of rock ‘n’ roll music, its artists and players, the music business and classic rock culture.

Wayne’s World at 25: 11 Movies That Truly Rock

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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10 Jazz Singles of the ’60s That Became Hits

Back in the day, record labels released jazz tunes as singles, and sometimes they became huge hits. We revisit 10 classics of the genre from the 1960s.

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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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35 Years Ago: J. Geils Band Hit #1 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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Expecting Rain: Meeting Place For Bob Dylan Fans

One of the great music resources on the web is devoted to The Bard and related topics, curated daily for decades by Karl Erik Andersen. “All this because of Bob Dylan.”

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Buddy Holly at 80: A Re-Introduction

He was a trendsetter who wrote and produced his own music and led his own band. We hear his influence on everyone from the Beatles and Rolling Stones, to more contemporary artists and we mourn what might have been

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10 Best Classic Rock Live Bootlegs

Discovering a great live bootleg from a favorite band is a treat. Here are some from top classic rock acts that are well worth seeking out

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50 Years Ago: 1967 in Rock Music

1967—the golden anniversary of which we will be celebrating all year long—was one amazing year for rock music. Here are some of the highlights.

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