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

Happy 80th Birthday, Bob Dylan! Fellow Artists Pay Tribute to the Legend

Dylan has been one of the most influential singer-songwriters of the past century. Here, some of his disciples tell their favorite Dylan stories.

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Revisiting Mudcrutch’s 2016 Tour

The band, a precursor to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, released a second studio album and did a brief tour of smaller venues

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

With the death of Little Richard, we wonder: Which of the earliest rock ‘n’ rollers are alive? Here are 8 who made the music what it was

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Pete Townshend: 10 Great Guitar Moments With The Who

How do you narrow down the most memorable guitar parts ever played by one of rock’s all-time greats? Our writer happily digs deep inside the Who’s catalog.

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Dire Straits’ ‘Sultans of Swing’: An Unlikely Hit

They were playing a kind of old-school Dylanesque rock that radio stations assumed fans no longer cared for. Then the fans told them otherwise.

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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 a start…

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‘One Toke Over the Line’ on ‘Lawrence Welk’—Huh?

In what has to be one of the most surreal TV moments on a TV moments, the song was interpreted for viewers of a show that had no idea what a toke was.

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Remember the Country-Rock Band the Ozark Mountain Daredevils?

The group from Springfield, Mo., had two big radio hits, “Jackie Blue” and “If You Wanna Get to Heaven,” in the mid-’70s.

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When Paul Simon Dazzled on Opening Night of His Farewell Tour

Watch the beloved singer-songwriter as he began 2018’s Homeward Bound Tour with a full 25-song set of his memorable favorites

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Todd Rundgren’s ‘Hello, It’s Me’: Wild Success Story

The musician has a long list of credits as a producer (Bat Out of Hell) and engineer. Here’s the inside story of how one song took off to become his biggest solo hit

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