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

1973: The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

We looked back at hundreds of albums released in 1973 and whittled the list down to the 50 that we think represent the cream of the year’s crop.

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Remembering 2x Rock Hall Member Curtis Mayfield

The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee left the hitmaking soul group the Impressions in 1969 and created classics like “Super Fly.”

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Eurythmics’ ‘Dreams’ Well-Timed For MTV Success

Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart had a taste of success as part of an earlier band. Their 2nd album as a duo yielded a worldwide smash that was well-timed for the MTV revolution

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 3)

Our series includes a classic rock favorite that features yodeling, a novelty song, a foreign language hit, a classical music composition and one from a real-life porn star

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Janis Joplin & Jorma Kaukonen’s ‘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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Remembering Joe Cocker: Rock’s Soulful Interpreter

Cocker’s gift was that among all the British R&B belters, he may have been the most ballsy + uninhibited of them all and an outstanding interpreter of songs

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Classic Rock Acts You’ve Seen in Concert: Poll

We’ve listed 100 of the biggest names of all-time. Let us know how many you’ve seen perform live. Then share this post with your friends to see where you stack up

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Remember the Maxell ‘Blown-Away Guy’?

The humble cassette had plenty of pluses and minuses but one thing we can all agree on was how cool the leather-clad guy in their ads was

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10 (More) Big Rock Acts Without a Top 10 U.S. Single

In an era when Top 40 embraced rock music, these artists surprisingly never achieved a pop hit in America, including many Rock Hall members

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A Visit to Stockholm’s ABBA Museum

Sweden’s equivalent of Graceland (slogan: “Walk in, Dance Out”), it’s just like ABBA’s signature hits: pristine perfection.

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