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

Gerry Stickells, Tour Manager For Queen, Hendrix, Dies

“I was just unemployed, basically. That’s the truth. I hooked up with Jimi Hendrix when the Jimi Hendrix Experience was formed and it just went from there”

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When Frank Sinatra Joined the Fifth Dimension

Frank Sinatra did not love rock music, but for his 1968 TV special he sang along with soul-pop hitmakers the Fifth Dimension and fit right in.

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When ELO, ELP, Tull + More Rocked the Classics

Classical themes have found their way into rock since the earliest days of the music. We look at some of the best, from ELO to ELP and beyond.

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Yes Perform ‘Yours Is No Disgrace’ Live: 1972

The lineup that many define as classic Yes – Anderson, Squire, Howe, Wakeman and White – take a 1972 audience on a wondrous journey on this song from The Yes Album

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‘The Big Chill’: Yuppies From Hell

It was one of the most successful films of 1983 and featured a big soundtrack of mostly Motown classics. Does the reunion movie of thirty-somethings hold up?

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Jon Bon Jovi to Rock Hall in ’18: It’s About F’ing Time!

The band had been eligible since 2008. Did years of frustration boil over as JBJ spoke at their pre-induction press conference?

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Smith’s Soulful 1969 Cover of ‘Baby It’s You’

They took a song that had already been a hit for the Shirelles and the Beatles, and made it their own. Whatever happened to Gayle McCormick & Smith?

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Steve Perry and Journey at Rock Hall 2017 Induction

Although he did not perform, the lead singer for their biggest hits gave a heartfelt speech about his former band mates, their legacy and fans and singled out his now-longtime replacement

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Jim Gordon: From A-List Drummer to Convicted Killer

He’s played on hundreds of hits but you won’t find any gold records on his wall: Since the ’80s he’s been locked away for murder.

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The Summer of ‘Satisfaction’

In 1965, the Rolling Stones hit #1 for a 4-week run. Can later generations even comprehend what it felt like for those of us growing up back then?

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