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

Steve Winwood Opens 2017 Tour With Survey of Hits

The veteran British rock superstar reached back to Traffic, Blind Faith, the Spencer Davis Group and his solo albums for material

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Procol Harum and ‘Whiter Shade of Pale’: That Melody!

To this day, fans still debate the meaning of the song. But more than half a century after its release, it remains one of the most popular of all-time.

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10 Great Classic Rock Live Bootlegs

Discovering a great live bootleg from a favorite band is a treat. Here are some from top classic rock acts that are well worth seeking out

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The Billy Joel Historic MSG Residency: Surprise Guests

He calls it “the holy temple of rock and roll.” Every month since 2014, the Piano Man has called the Garden his home where he’s often joined by big stars

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Moving To the Grooving: The Wild Cherry Smash, ‘Play That Funky Music’

The 1976 song’s fresh sound, with its recurring horn riff and outrageous lyrics, came from a midwestern rock band

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1968 in Rock Music: A Look Back

A year of turmoil gave us some of the greatest music of all time. We look back at the heady year and the incredibly diverse sounds we heard.

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Remember Five Man Electrical Band’s 1971 Hit, ‘Signs’?

When the Canadian group’s single was re-released, with the B-side as the lead track, the song went on to become a big hit with its memorable lyrics

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The Moody Blues and Four Tops’ ‘A Simple Game’

When the Tops’ lead singer Levi Stubbs was arrested in London in 1970, it ultimately led to their working with the British band’s producer and covering one of their songs

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Musician Deaths of 2024

Many of our favorite recording artists, as well as other celebrities, have been taken from us in 2024. We pay our respects.

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1977: The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

Many of these titles from this diverse year in music remain cornerstones of any essential classic rock record collection

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