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

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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10 More Songs That Defined New Wave Music

In the second half of our series on 20 songs that defined the new wave movement of the ’70s and ’80s, we bring you the Police, B-52’s, Devo and some surprises

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Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks Share 2017 London Stage

The pair reunited onstage for the last time to perform their 1981 hit “Start Draggin’ My Heart Around” at Hyde Park, during the Heartbreakers’ 40th anniversary tour

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Wooly Bully: A Pop Culture Landmark

It’s short. It’s simple… even if deciphering the lyrics is a bit of a challenge. And it continues to resonate around the globe since becoming 1965’s record of the year

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Quicksilver’s Gary Duncan—The Later Years

The guitarist’s later period was Duncan’s most creative and musically fruitful of his entire career and should not be ignored or overlooked.

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The Beatles at Budokan in 1966: Look Back

The Fab Four catalog could add another great concert album to convey their live energy and brilliance: a show from their stand in Tokyo

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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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A-Ha Celebrating Billion ‘Take on Me’ Views: Contest

A song you’ve heard countless times; its 1985 video has an astonishing number of views on YouTube. A touching acoustic version transforms the song

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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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When the Chambers Brothers’ ‘Time’ Had Come

They started out as a gospel quartet, then their souls were psychedelicized. The story of the group behind “Time Has Come Today”

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