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
How the Beatles Created Their Biggest Hit, ‘Hey Jude’
Single was also the longest to reach No. 1 at the time.
The Best Horror Movie From Every Year: 1920-2019
Counting down a century's worth of monsters, demons and things that go bump in the night.
New John Lennon Set Celebrates His 80th Birthday
'Gimme Some Truth. The Ultimate Mixes' collects some of his best-known solo songs remixed.
Frank Zappa’s 1981 Halloween Concert Collected in New Box
Six-CD set includes 78 previously unreleased tracks plus a Count Frankula mask and cape.
Every Beatles U.S. No. 1 Single Ranked
In six short years, they placed 20 songs at the top of the chart. Here's how they stand.
‘Beatles: Get Back’ Movie Postponed Until Next Year
Director Peter Jackson's movie about tumultuous 1969 sessions now on 2021 schedule.
Bucky Baxter, Bob Dylan’s Pedal-Steel Guitarist, Dies at 65
Veteran also worked with Steve Earle, R.E.M. and others over the years.
Neil Young Won’t Be Touring Anytime Soon
Singer-songwriter says he's "not focused on playing" this year.
James Bond Movies Ranked Worst to Best
From Connery to Craig, with everything in between (yes, those two films too), a look at 007's highs and lows.
Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Dies at 80
His work in Cream helped steer the future of heavy, blues-influenced rock 'n' roll for years to come.
50 Songs About the Moon
For the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, here are a bunch of songs inspired by the astronomical body orbiting our planet.
Top 15 Movies of Summer 1979
Muppets, aliens, James Bond and America's favorite fictional boxer were on the big screen that hot year.