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.
Top 25 Psychedelic Rock Albums
Blues, folk, world music – no genre escaped the kaleidoscopic pull of the '60s' trippiest sound.
Top 15 Archival Rock Releases of 2020
Box sets, deluxe editions and reissues by Tom Petty, Neil Young and more highlight the year's best.
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.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Godfather: Part III’ Brings a Saga to an End
Sixteen years after Michael Corleone thought he was out, Francis Ford Coppola pulled him back in.
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.
Neil Young, ‘Archives Vol. II: 1972-1976′: Album Review
Ten discs from the legendary singer-songwriter at his peak.
50 Years Ago: Sly and the Family Stone Sum Up First Era on ‘Greatest Hits’
Sunny singles and album tracks, all before things got dark and weird.