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

Class Axes & The Guitarists Who Wielded Them (Pt 2)

What constitutes a Class Axe for the likes of Jeff Beck, Slash, Angus Young and Eddie Van Halen? The answers in our list of legendary rock guitars…

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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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Look Back: Caribou Ranch Recording Studio

Superstars like Elton John, Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire and many more wrote and recorded memorable music at this recording retreat. Visitors included John Lennon, Stevie Wonder and others

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10 Best Second Classic Rock Albums

A sophomore slump is a common classic rock jinx. Here are some where artists like CCR and Talking Heads made a big creative leap between albums one and two

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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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First-Generation Rockers: Who’s Still With Us?

With Chuck Berry’s passing, we began to wonder: Which of the earliest rock ‘n’ rollers are still with us? Here are 10 who made the music what it was

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A Day in the Park With Chuck Berry and Joan Jett

Music industry veteran Steve Leeds shares a story about a tour stop with Joan Jett in St. Louis and an unforgettable drive in their special guest’s Cadillac

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17 Classic Chuck Berry Covers

Chuck Berry, who may have invented rock and roll, turned 90 on October 18. To celebrate, we’ve chosen 17 of his best, as covered by some of his biggest fans

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10 Unusual Cover Songs

Most of us have a love/hate/oh-not-again relationship with covers. Many are just plainly overdone. Here are some that are highly worthy of your attention.

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The Beatles at The Hollywood Bowl in 1965

For anyone at the famed Fab Four appearances it was an experience to remember for the rest of their lives. We spoke to many in attendance

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