Michael Gallucci is the managing editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. His previous gigs include editor-of-chief at Diffuser.fm, managing editor of Cleveland Scene and writing about music and movies for All Music Guide, American Songwriter, the A.V. Club, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
45 Years Ago: Marvin Gaye Stirs Up a Storm on ‘I Want You’
Soul legend returned after three-year break with a complicated and controversial set of songs that helped ignite a genre.
55 Years Ago: The Byrds Launch a New Chapter With ‘Eight Miles High’
Inspired by John Coltrane, the folk rockers turn a page that helps change course of music history.
5 Reasons Carole King Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
She's already been inducted with ex-husband and onetime creative partner Gerry Goffin for songwriting, but she deserves to be in for her own achievements, too.
John Belushi Movies Ranked Worst to Best
Late comedian starred in less than a half-dozen films during his short career, but he made the most of his screen time.
Paul McCartney, ‘McCartney III': Album Review
Following 2018's ambitious 'Egypt Station,' legend strips back and goes totally solo for third one-man-band record.
45 Years Ago: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ Becomes an Instant Classic
Movie went on to win all five major Academy Awards, only the second film in history to do so.
The Best Horror Movie From Every Year: 1920-2019
Counting down a century's worth of monsters, demons and things that go bump in the night.
Reissue Roundup: Summer Sets From Doors, Fleetwood Mac and More
Anniversary boxes, deluxe re-releases and other goodies from the vaults highlight latest archival sets.
New John Lennon Set Celebrates His 80th Birthday
'Gimme Some Truth. The Ultimate Mixes' collects some of his best-known solo songs remixed.
Paul McCartney, ‘Flaming Pie Archive Collection': Album Review
Beatles-inspired 1997 LP gets the expanded-reissue treatment, including Macca's wild-ride radio show.
‘Beatles: Get Back’ Movie Postponed Until Next Year
Director Peter Jackson's movie about tumultuous 1969 sessions now on 2021 schedule.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles’ ‘Long and Winding Road’ Serves as Band’s Requiem
Band's final single arrived three days after the release of last album.