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
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Top 10 Charlie Watts Rolling Stones Songs
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45 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Announces Himself on Self-Titled LP
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45 Years Ago: Marvin Gaye Stirs Up a Storm on ‘I Want You’
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Top 25 Psychedelic Rock Albums
Blues, folk, world music – no genre escaped the kaleidoscopic pull of the '60s' trippiest sound.
45 Years Ago: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ Becomes an Instant Classic
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The New James Bond Turns Up the Violence in ‘Quantum of Solace’
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The Best Horror Movie From Every Year: 1920-2019
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Tom Petty, ‘Wildflowers and All the Rest': Album Review
Solo LP from 1994 is expanded with outtakes, home recordings and a live disc, enriching an already rewarding record.