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
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Releasing a double album in the '60s and '70s was a rite of passage. But which one was best?
Rolling Stones Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Many of the band's concert records sound like quick cash-grabs or stop-gaps between studio LPs, but there are gems to uncover.
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Singer found fame as the voice on some of the '60s' greatest songs and as the original "bad girl of rock 'n' roll."
Top 15 Reissues of 2021
The year's best archival releases include deluxe box sets, expanded anniversary editions and long-lost recordings from the vault.
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More than 50 artists take on rock legends' 1991 classic for occasionally wobbly, sometimes engaging tribute record.
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A half-century after its release, the best post-Beatles solo album remains a cathartic and invigorating listen.
Tom Petty, ‘Wildflowers and All the Rest': Album Review
Solo LP from 1994 is expanded with outtakes, home recordings and a live disc, enriching an already rewarding record.
How Paul McCartney Went Totally Solo With ‘Coming Up’
Studio version was released as a single, but a live version on the B-side reached No. 1.
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The post-Roger Waters years, collected on 16 discs.
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Creedence Clearwater Revival 1969 Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Three classic albums, more than two dozen songs. A run-down of the band's banner year.
Frank Zappa’s 1973 Halloween Show Gets Your Party Started
Four discs, a mask and gloves arrive just in time for festivities.