Nick DeRiso is associate editor of Ultimate Classic Rock. Named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Why the Beatles Reordered the ‘Abbey Road’ Medley
Known during the sessions as "The Long One," this sequence initially unfolded a different way.
George Harrison Would Have Gotten More Songs on Next Beatles LP
They discussed radically shifting the band's approach on a potential follow-up to 'Abbey Road.'
Brian Wilson Postpones Summer U.S. Tour Citing Health Issues
These June dates were billed as his final performances of the Beach Boys' 1966 masterpiece 'Pet Sounds.'
7 Things to Look for on the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast
Several legends were honored through stirring speeches, fun collaborations and raucous onstage performances.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
Watch Trailer for New Beatles-Related Movie, ‘Yesterday’
Universal says the film is about "music, dreams, friendship and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life."
Elton John Retiring From Road After ‘Farewell’ Tour
Elton John will mount a three-year farewell tour, then leave the road forever.
Rock Hall of Fame Snubs: 15 Acts Who Should Be Nominated for 2019
Every year, it seems the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame commits a few notable whiffs.
Film Version of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ Coming to Blu-Ray
Peter Frampton, the Bee Gees, Aerosmith and others return as part of a new Blu-ray edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' this fall.
The Sad and Protracted End of Beatles and Rolling Stones Sideman Billy Preston
Known for his big smile and his even bigger afro, Billy Preston died in an avalanche of health, legal and financial problems.
The Beatles Take a Flight of Fancy With ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!': The Story Be…
The Beatles' strikingly vivid "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite" found inspiration in the most unusual of places.
The Beatles Balance Light and Dark on ‘Getting Better': The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Peppe…
Interestingly, the song's title didn't spring from the rich imaginations of either John Lennon or Paul McCartney.