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

Janis Joplin Slays ‘Ball and Chain’ in Monterey Pop

When she stepped onto the Monterey stage she was still an unknown. When she left she was on her way to superstardom. This five-minute clip is why.

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10 Great ‘Rolling Stones’ Tracks Not By The Stones

Whether their performances are a coincidence or an homage to the World’s Greatest Rock and Roll band, here are 10 Rolling Stones soundalikes.

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12 Catchy Rock Song Hooks

You can’t get it out of your head. The Founding Editor of Guitar World’s favorites include performances by Hendrix, Rick Derringer and T Rex

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When Neil Young Found a Neil Young Bootleg

What happened way back in 1971 when a rock star went record shopping and found a bootleg of his own music? It wasn’t pretty, but it’s fascinating.

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10 Very Cool Covers of Prince Songs

He was a prolific songwriter and often gifted songs to artists he admired. He once said that covering your music means that your version doesn’t exist anymore. We beg to differ.

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10 Great Southern Rock Albums

Our writer’s picks for some of the best albums in the genre, one of the most popular styles in the ’70s. The debate is always sure to start a bar fight

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The London Bar Scene of the Early Rolling Stones

If you’re visiting, you’ll want to check out where the Stones and the top British music journalists, managers, agents and publicists used to frequent

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17 Classic Chuck Berry Covers

Chuck Berry, who may have invented rock and roll, died at 90 in 2017. To celebrate his legacy, we’ve chosen 17 of his best, as covered by some of his biggest fans

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Fan-Tastic: Future Beat Offers VIP Concert Experiences

Why pay scalpers? Treat yourself to a great experience by attending a favorite band’s soundcheck, meet them backstage + watch them from your front row seat

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10 Greatest Power Pop Songs

Its origins reach back to the early Who. But during the golden era of power pop – 1972-’81 – these 10 songs were as incandescent as pop-rock can be.

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