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

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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Exclusive: ‘70s L.A. Singer-Songwriters Book Excerpt

The fertile L.A. music scene of the 1970s gave us the Eagles, Jackson Browne, Tom Waits and Randy Newman. Author Bruce Pollock shares their stories

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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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11 ‘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 Floyd

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