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. @mgallucci
55 Years Ago: Supremes Are First Woman Group to Hit No. 1 With LP
Motown stars scored their only chart-topping LP in 1966 and made history.
Bob Dylan, ‘Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16 (1980-1985)': Album Review
Latest edition of celebrated series collects a half-decade of not-prime material.
George Harrison, ‘All Things Must Pass – 50th Anniversary: Super Deluxe': Album Review
Expanded version of Quiet Beatle's 1970 declaration of independence collects demos, outtakes and more on six discs.
Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From Fleetwood Mac, the Who and More
New archival releases include expanded versions of beloved albums, box-set collections and rarities-stuffed deluxe editions.
50 Years Ago: ‘Escape From the Planet of the Apes’ Explores New World
Third movie in series brings simian heroes to 1973 Earth, and begins completing saga's circle.
45 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Announces Himself on Self-Titled LP
The 1976 album wasn't his debut, but it could have been.
Top 25 Soul Albums of the ’70s
There's more to the decade than Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, but those legends are well represented.
John Lennon, ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Collection': Album Review
A half-century after its release, the best post-Beatles solo album remains a cathartic and invigorating listen.
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan and More
A rundown of new box sets, deluxe editions and archival releases from the past few months.
5 Reasons New York Dolls Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
They were punk before there was a name for it, and they've influenced generations of rock bands. So why aren't they in the HOF?