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

Moby Grape’s ‘Worst Night’: Excerpt from New Fillmore East Book

“That night was something else. I had friends out there and they were laughin’. We finally got up and kicked some ass.”–Moby Grape guitarist Jerry Miller

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REO Speedwagon Rolls With the Changes

Talk about perseverance! It took seven studio albums before the midwestern band achieved real success. Two years later, they were at the top of the music world

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When Phil Collins Opened His 1st U.S. Tour in 12 Years

He now sits throughout most of these performances, due to hip and back surgeries, but treats his fans to songs from his extensive catalog

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Roger McGuinn Plays Tribute to Tom Petty: 2017

The Byrds co-founder’s Oct. 5 concert was his first public occasion to talk about the death of his close friend. He shared a story of how they met and toured and dedicated two songs

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Full Cyrkle: The ‘Red Rubber Ball’ Band Bounces Back

They scored a smash single with an unreleased Paul Simon song, were managed by Brian Epstein and disappeared after two hits

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MTV’s Disastrous Police Contest

What could go wrong when you and 25 of your friends get to fly on a private jet stocked with booze to see The Police at the show of your choice? Everything, it turns out!

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Tom Petty, American Rock Giant, 1950-2017

One of our country’s greatest rockers for more than 40 years, the Floridian never backed down, creating solid music that didn’t need to bow to trends.

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‘MacArthur Park’: Jimmy Webb’s Recipe for a Hit

“Someone left the cake out in the rain/I don’t think that I can take it ’cause it took too long to bake it.” Love it or hate it, here’s the story

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‘The Big Chill’: Friends to Keep You Warm

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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The Ed Sullivan Show: Pop Music Showcase

The Sunday night variety show presented scores of up-and-coming pop stars during the ’60s. Here are some favorites and some unique anecdotes about each one

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