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.
How the Eagles Finally Pieced Together ‘Heartache Tonight’
They topped the charts for a final time with this jigsaw puzzle of a song.
Who Wrote the Most Beatles Songs?
It's a rundown that promises a photo finish.
October 2020 New Music Releases
Latest edition of Record Store Day's RSD Drops offers another round of exclusive and limited-edition finds.
30 Years Ago: Bruce Hornsby Plays His First Grateful Dead Show
He may have seemed like an unlikely figure to find onstage, but it was practically a moment of destiny.
How Duane Allman’s Death Changed Everything for Joe Walsh
First came an important shift in playing style, and then a signature song.
Hear Neil Young Take on Bob Dylan’s ‘Times They Are a-Changin”
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September 2020 New Music Releases
Another edition of Record Store Day's new RSD Drops arrives next month.
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.
Neil Young Sues to Stop Donald Trump From Playing His Songs
He's specifically targeting campaign broadcasts of "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk."