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.
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.
50 Years Ago: Carole King Releases a Double A-Sided No. 1 Single
'Tapestry' was already on its way to becoming one of the biggest albums of the decade, then it got an extra boost.
Poco’s Rusty Young Dies at 75
Band cofounder was the only constant member in its 50-plus-year career.
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.
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.
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.
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 15 Archival Rock Releases of 2020
Box sets, deluxe editions and reissues by Tom Petty, Neil Young and more highlight the year's best.
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.
Neil Young, ‘Archives Vol. II: 1972-1976′: Album Review
Ten discs from the legendary singer-songwriter at his peak.