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.
Underrated Eagles: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The BBC once reported that "Hotel California" airs on U.S. radio every 11 minutes. So, let's dig deeper.
November 2020 New Music Releases
The list is topped by a surprise return of AC/DC.
Led Zeppelin Finally Appear to Have Won ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case
U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear arguments, leaving in place a lower-court ruling that found no copyright infringement.
Doobie Brothers Send Bill Murray Hilarious Letter in Song Dispute
They're claiming copyright infringement over the use of "Listen to the Music" in a commercial for golf clothing.
45 Years Ago: David Bowie Scores His First No. 1 Hit With ‘Fame’
John Lennon collaboration grew out of worries that he might become a prisoner to his own career.
October 2020 New Music Releases
Latest edition of Record Store Day's RSD Drops offers another round of exclusive and limited-edition finds.
45 Years Ago: ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ Debuts to a Brief Boycott
The show moved into TV's Top 10 most-watched shows six weeks later and remained there until it went off the air.
A Look at Key Extras From Tom Petty’s Upcoming ‘All the Rest’
Family and close musical collaborators have finally fulfilled his expanded vision for 'Wildflowers' – and then some.
Rolling Stones Album Art: The Stories Behind 26 Famous LP Covers
Band's narrative could often be broadly understood from the vantage point of any local music-store shelf.
Beatles Album Art: The Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
In some ways, these images could be just as fascinating as the music inside.