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

Elvis Presley’s ’68 Comeback: Burbank to Graceland

Amidst the psychedelic revolution, something amazing happened: Viewers saw and heard some of the rawest, hardest rock and roll music of their lives

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Classic Rock Acts You’ve Seen in Concert: Poll

We’ve listed 100 of the biggest names of all-time. How many have you seen perform live? Please share this post with your friends to see where you stack up

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Stephen Stills Performs With Tom Petty’s Mudcrutch: 2016

TP’s “other” band did a brief 21-date club tour to support their album. Along the way, they were occasionally joined on stage by friends of the band

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Janis Joplin & Jorma Kaukonen’s Tale of the Typewriter Tape

Before they became rock icons, Janis and the Jefferson Airplane guitarist played acoustic blues. Here’s the tale of their fascinating 1964 duets

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50 Years Ago: 1972 in Rock Music

In 1972 the music scene was increasingly dominated by new arrivals like Elton John, David Bowie and Eagles. But many ’60s favorites still hung around.

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Friend & Lover’s ‘Reach Out of the Darkness’: So Groovy Now

The song begins with a lyric that could only have been written in the late ’60s: “I think it’s so groovy now that people are finally getting together.” And the record was attributed to artists whose name could only have

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The Kinks’ ‘Celluloid Heroes’: Everybody’s a Star…

“Everybody’s a dreamer, and everybody’s a star,” Ray Davies sang. But it was never quite that simple. Watch a stellar performance of this Kinks Klassik.

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Ann Wilson of Heart: Her Top 10 Live Albums (& Free Live EP)

While gems from fellow classic rock legends like Deep Purple and The Who are on the list, some of the others may surprise you

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The Beatles’ “I’m Down”: The Overlooked McCartney Song You Need to Get Into Your Life

McCartney loved Little Richard’s singing, and used to cover his songs with the band. Then he decided to write his own tune in Richard’s style…

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Janis Joplin Slays ‘Ball and Chain’ in Monterey Pop

When she stepped onto the Monterey stage she was still an unknown. When she left she was on her way to superstardom. This five-minute clip is why.

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