Nick DeRiso is UCR's assistant managing editor. He was named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in the newspaper industry, and previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
13 Bands With No Original Members
As we see in this list of bands with no original members, not everybody can be U2.
50 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Takes Off With ‘Music of My Mind’
Album set new standards for R&B, new standards for tech and new standards for artistic independence.
Monkees Co-Founder Michael Nesmith Dead at 78
He emerged from their pre-fab beginnings to become a musical pioneer in his own right.
Beatles Album Art: The Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
In some ways, these images could be just as fascinating as the music inside.
Neil Young’s New Archives Series Focuses on Obscure ’70s Concert
'Tuscaloosa' showcases a Feb. 5, 1973, date in Alabama.
The Best (and Worst) Song From Every Eagles Album
A lot changed over the years, but everything – including this list – ultimately centered on Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
The Best (and Worst) Song From Every Genesis Album
Selecting the greatest (and not-so-great) tracks requires open ears.
Keith Richards’ ‘Talk Is Cheap’ Set for Expanded Deluxe Reissue
Six never-before-heard tracks are included from sessions for the Rolling Stones guitarist's debut solo album.
Pete Townshend Still Struggles to Connect With Roger Daltrey
The Who's two remaining co-founders have been at it for ages. But that doesn't mean they communicate all that well.
The Best Song From Every Paul McCartney Album
Picking the best song from each of his albums doesn't always mean checking the 'Billboard' charts.