Nick DeRiso is associate editor of Ultimate Classic Rock. 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, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
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Paul McCartney’s Expanded ‘Egypt Station’ Includes Three New Songs
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They've been on hiatus since 2016, when a family dispute split the band's co-leading sisters.
The Best (and Worst) Song From Every Genesis Album
Selecting the greatest (and not-so-great) tracks requires open ears.
Lindsey Buckingham’s Emergency Heart Surgery Damaged His Voice
The former Fleetwood Mac star's wife said "it is unclear if the damage is permanent."
5 Reasons the Cure Should Be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Eligible for induction since 2004, they were a finalist once, in 2012.
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 Song From Every Paul McCartney Album
Picking the best song from each of his albums doesn't always mean checking the 'Billboard' charts.
25 Years Ago: How Bruce Springsteen Completed ‘Philadelphia’
Music played a key role in the ground-breaking Jonathan Demme film's emotional journey.