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

Rock Hall Omissions Part 2: Digging Deeper

Part One listed 100 artists that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has neglected to induct. We only scratched the surface, so here are 100 more

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‘Love Me Do’: The Beatles’ 1st Single Was the Sound of Identity

We don’t talk about it as one of the great debut singles, but perhaps that’s because it transcends the normal categories.

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Remember the K-Tel ‘As Advertised on TV’ Compilation Albums?

With his invention of the compilation album, entrepreneur Philip Kives revolutionized the marketing and sales of recorded music

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First-Generation Rockers: Who’s Still With Us?

With the deaths of Don Everly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard, we wonder: Which of the earliest rock ‘n’ rollers are alive? Here are 5 who made the music what it was

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Joan Baez ‘Diamonds & Rust’—Reflections on Her Friend Bob

Dylan asked her who her new song was about. She told him it was about her ex-husband. It wasn’t, of course. It was about Bob Dylan.

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The Five Americans’ Catchy Hit, ‘Western Union’: Dit-Da-Dit-Da-Dit

The clean-cut band from Oklahoma chose its name to help stand out from groups that were part of the British Invasion, and scored a catchy single in 1967

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 100 Crucial Omissions

Every year, when the new inductees are announced, there is lots of grumbling from rock fans about omissions. Here’s our updated list…

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How Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders Led to 10cc: A Groovy Kind of Story

Two related British “one-hit wonder” bands had to come and go before one of their members finally found lasting success. It’s a groovy tale indeed!

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13 Times When Glen Campbell Rocked

Think of Glen Campbell and your mind goes first to those big country/pop hits. But the guy could rock like crazy too. Here are some of our favorites.

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Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side of the Moon’: 45 Million Sales. 1 Week at #1

Sales estimates put it as the 4th biggest seller of all time. It reached the top in the U.S. in just six weeks, though never returned

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