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, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites. @mgallucci
55 Years Ago: Aretha Franklin Arrives on ‘I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You’
Ten albums and more than a decade into her career, the Queen of Soul finally made her voice heard.
Five Reasons Dolly Parton Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Country star earned her "Legend" status decades ago. Your move, HOF.
50 Years Ago: Aretha Franklin Shows Off Range on ‘Young, Gifted and Black’
Queen of Soul covers the Beatles, Elton John and Nina Simone on her most far-reaching LP.
Ronnie Spector Dies at Age 78
Singer found fame as the voice on some of the '60s' greatest songs and as the original "bad girl of rock 'n' roll."
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.
How the Beatles Created Their Biggest Hit, ‘Hey Jude’
Single was also the longest to reach No. 1 at the time.
Outfield Frontman Tony Lewis Dies at 62
London group hit the Top 10 in 1986 with "Your Love."
Bruce Springsteen, ‘Letter to You': Album Review
The Boss reunites with the E Street Band for a rollicking return to spontaneous rock 'n' roll.
Prince, ‘Sign O’ the Times: Super Deluxe Edition': Album Review
Late legend's masterpiece gets a massive overhaul that documents period of creative explosion.
11/06 The Beatles, ‘The Beatles (White Album) Super Deluxe': Album Review
One of rock's greatest records gets expanded for its 50th anniversary, and it's a revelation.