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

Once Upon a Time: Mark Lindsay on the Raiders’ ‘Good Thing’

The group’s lead vocalist talks about writing the hit single with producer Terry Melcher, the wild story of the Los Angeles home they lived in and the Tarantino movie

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When Jefferson Airplane Sang From a NYC Rooftop

When the French filmmaker Godard needed a band for his new film on radical culture in 1968, he invited San Francisco’s finest. They responded by waking up New York City.

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Dr. Hook ‘Cover of the Rolling Stone’: Backstory

A band records a song about its burning desire to make it to the cover of the leading music magazine. We’ve got the backstory. Do you know who wrote it?

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50 Years Ago: 1969 in Rock Music

Looking back at the year 1969 now, we have to admit that we were all very lucky to have this music in our lives—and we still are!

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Richie Furay, Timothy B Schmit Deliver at 2018 Poco Show

The country rock star was celebrating the 50th anniversary of Poco. At the Troubadour in West Hollywood, he was joined by his one-time bandmate

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17 #1 Hits Worse Than ‘We Built This City’

That mid-’80s Starship hit perennially tops lists of the worst chart-toppers ever. It’s bad, we agree, but we’ve found others that are even worse.

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1970: The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

We looked back at hundreds of albums released that year and whittled the list down to 50 standouts. How many do you own?

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15 Cool Classic Rock Instrumentals

Don’t overlook these songs from Neil Young, Little Feat, the Allman Brothers Band, Jeff Beck, The Who, and other classic rock legends

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10 Career-Spanning (and Unique) Beatles Guitar Solos

They are rarely hailed as a band known for their guitar solos. But sorting out which solos stand apart from the rest is a pleasing task.

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Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Heartbreakers at 2018 Benefit

The house band for the 2018 edition of Stills’ annual Light Up the Blues concert, was Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench and Steve Ferrone. Watch…

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