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.
Beatles Album Art: The Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
In some ways, these images could be just as fascinating as the music inside.
The John Lennon Song That Healed the Beatles After ‘Let It Be’
Without it, the group might never have rebounded from crushing disappointment to complete 'Abbey Road.'
Top 10 Beatles Guitar Solos Not by George Harrison
Others subbed for him as far back as 1964's "You Can't Do That."
Bill Withers Dies of ‘Heart Complications’ at 81
Singer-songwriter scored a string of ageless '70s-era hits, including "Lean on Me," "Use Me" and "Ain't No Sunshine."
Why the Beatles Reordered the ‘Abbey Road’ Medley
Known during the sessions as "The Long One," this sequence initially unfolded a different way.
George Harrison Would Have Gotten More Songs on Next Beatles LP
They discussed radically shifting the band's approach on a potential follow-up to 'Abbey Road.'
Top 10 Billy Preston Songs
He played a key sideman role with two of classic rock's biggest bands while still amassing an impressive pile of solo hits.
Here’s What the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Reissue Box Is Missing
The track listing for an upcoming look at the band's penultimate album reveals some notable omissions.
Ringo Starr Confirms Box Set Reissue of Beatles ‘Abbey Road’
They have already remastered and expanded 1967's 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and 1968's self-titled 'White Album.'
George Harrison Albums Ranked Worst to Best
The former Beatles star's solo career boasted this uniformity of message. It always had a familial atmosphere too.
John Lennon’s Copy of Beatles’ ‘Butcher Cover’ Sells for $234K
It's believed to be the only one that features three band member signatures.
How John Lennon Told the Story of His Love for Yoko Ono in Song
These narratives continued through a posthumous album released years after the ex-Beatles star's murder.
How the Beatles Finally Reunited to Complete ‘Free as a Bird’
George Martin begged off. Even Paul McCartney said he was unsure at first.
Watch Trailer for New Beatles-Related Movie, ‘Yesterday’
Universal says the film is about "music, dreams, friendship and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life."
Listen to Eric Clapton’s Previously Unheard ‘Mississippi Blues’
"Mississippi Blues" was recorded with Tim Duffy and will be part of 'Blue Muse,' a compilation from the Music Maker Relief Foundation.
Paul Simon Returns to Old Favorites With New Album ‘In the Blue Light’
The singer-songwriter takes another pass at some of his favorite – and, in some cases, lesser-known – songs.