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.
5 Years Ago: David Bowie Transforms Once More, Then Vanishes
He orchestrated this departure with a familiar sense of mystery and panache.
Tanya Roberts Confirmed Dead at 65 After False Initial Report
Roberts' death was confirmed following an earlier incorrect report.
How ‘Please Come Home for Christmas’ Emerged From Eagles Time-Out
Sessions for a follow-up to 'Hotel California' were dragging on, and their label was growing concerned.
40 Years Ago: Eagles Introduce Timothy B. Schmit on ‘I Can’t Tell You Why’
He arrived with the makings of this first showcase moment with the group.
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.
10 Worst Eagles Songs
They scored four No. 1 albums and five No. 1 singles, but not every track went the distance.
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.
10 Best Eagles Songs Not Sung by Glenn Frey and Don Henley
The group always featured other voices, even if the balance of power eventually shifted.
35 Years Ago: Why ‘A View to a Kill’ Couldn’t Save Duran Duran
Song represented a bold step toward modernity for the James Bond franchise, which had long relied on silky crooned ballads for its themes.