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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Remember the Country-Rock Band the Ozark Mountain Daredevils?

The group from Springfield, Mo., had two big radio hits, “Jackie Blue” and “If You Wanna Get to Heaven,” in the mid-’70s.

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Has the Golden Age of the Rock Bio/Memoir Already Peaked?

“As long as we listen to music, there will be books about artists and their gifts,” says one prolific author. But have we reached the saturation point?

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10 Rocking ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Performances

You didn’t really “make it” until you’d been on Sullivan. Check out these great clips from the all-time biggest variety show in America

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Paul McCartney’s Surprise 300-Seat Club Gig: 2016

It’s every fan’s dream to see their favorite classic rock act perform at the kind of venue they played when they were on their way up

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When Paul Simon Ended His Touring Days

Though he’ll no longer tour, the acclaimed singer-songwriter has stated that the decision won’t preclude him from performing on occasion

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Thank You, Peter Frampton

In 2019, the popular musician did a farewell tour, due to an incurable muscular disease. A 2020 edition in Europe was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Status Quo: ‘Pictures of Matchstick Men’ and You

In their homeland, the U.K., they’ve had more than 60 hit singles and 30+ albums. In the U.S., they’re a one-hit wonder. Here’s the story of that one hit.

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Looking Back at Fleetwood Mac’s Ambitious ‘Tusk’

How do you follow-up Rumours, one of the most successful albums ever? For these stars, it was with a 2-LP set. We tell the backstory + offer a Classic Video featuring the USC Marching Band

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When David Lee Roth Opened a 2020 Vegas Residency

The longtime Van Halen frontman appeared at the House of Blues in Sin City, performing such favorites as “Jump,” “Panama,” and “California Girls”

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