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

Barry McGuire vs. Barry Sadler: When the News Hit #1

One chart-topper listed complaints about the inequities and horrors of the day, while the other was a patriotic paean to the Army’s elite special forces.

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Stevie Wonder’s Higher Ground on ’72 Stones Tour

In music, careers can turn on a dime. In 1972, Wonder’s career turned when he was asked to join the Stones’ fifth American tour

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Revisiting Mudcrutch’s 2016 Tour

The band, a precursor to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, released a second studio album and did a brief tour of smaller venues

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Stephen Stills, Neil Young Share the Stage: 2016

The 3x bandmates performed at Stills’ annual benefit. We’ve got great videos of many of their favorites including “For What It’s Worth” and “Heart of Gold”

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When Lovin’ Spoonful Members Reunited for a Great Cause in L.A.

The nearly four-hour benefit concert featured John Sebastian, Steve Boone and Joe Butler, plus a parade of special guests.

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Remembering Joe Cocker: Rock’s Soulful Interpreter

Cocker’s gift was that among all the British R&B belters, he may have been the most ballsy + uninhibited of them all and an outstanding interpreter of songs

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Pete Townshend: 10 Great Guitar Moments With The Who

How do you narrow down the most memorable guitar parts ever played by one of rock’s all-time greats? Our writer happily digs deep inside the Who’s catalog.

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Strawberry Alarm Clock’s Psychedelic ‘Incense & Peppermints’

Trivia note: The singer on one of the biggest and most memorable hits of 1967 was not even a band member. Check out the whole back story here.

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1967 in Rock Music: A Look Back

1967 was one amazing year for rock, pop and soul music. Here are some of the highlights when FM “underground” radio was starting to overtake AM Top 40

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11 Private Concerts by Top Recording Artists

It’s one of the hush hush topics amongst music stars: performances by major stars at private events, often by billionaires throwing parties for themselves

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